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Thereafter we were buffeted like chips in the swirling maw of a whirlpool; we fought our way rod by rod.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
He picks me out, but my gran'maw he sez dat he will leave case she am so old an' feeble.
I doan know nothin' 'bout my family 'cept my gran'maw an' she died in Mississippi durin' de war.
Just what they expect of my babyAin't clear to his maw; my, oh, my!
WITH THE COLORSEVERARD JACK APPLETON
So much for the measure of the maw of the circulating library.
"Maw and me done put yo' in a Johnny-cake," she said, an outsider might have thought enigmatically.
THE OPEN QUESTIONELIZABETH ROBINS
A school of flying fish, fleeing from some pursuing maw beneath the surface, skipped from wave to wave.
THE LOST WARSHIPROBERT MOORE WILLIAMS
Several persons missed hogs and calves, which were surmised to have gone into the capacious maw of the serpent.
LINCOLNIANAANDREW ADDERUP
Beneath all this painted surface, this bedizened face of earth, lies naught but the yawning maw of the insatiable universe.
HIGH NOONANONYMOUS

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