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She showed the kitten to Eric, handling its tiny paws gently, hushing its plaintive mews with ridiculous pet names.
THE MEDICI BOOTSPEARL NORTON SWET
And beyond them the low houses of a mews which ran at the back.
THE DARK HOUSEGEORG MANVILLE FENN
There, after some trouble, he obtained information directing him to the neighbouring mews.
LORD ORMONT AND HIS AMINTA, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
The gulls and mews clamored rapturously, and squabbled with gay zest over the choicer prizes of their fishing.
KINGS IN EXILESIR CHARLES GEORGE DOUGLAS ROBERTS
A wild chorus of mews drowned his words, and with the mews were mingled the shrieks of the musk rats.
THE STRAND MAGAZINE, VOLUME XXVII, JANUARY 1904, NO. 157VARIOUS
Next came Joseph Mews, his shoulders humped, his head bobbing like a duck, for he had this habit of nodding when he walked.
THE "GENIUS"THEODORE DREISER
They had driven him home a dozen times from Serpentine-mews, and knew all about him.
ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMESA. CONAN DOYLE
Better this than dawdling about at the heels of a dandy, or sitting on a wheelbarrow in a mews!
RAVENSHOEHENRY KINGSLEY
The mews' clock was overhead, a broad orb of light in the dark sky.
RAVENSHOEHENRY KINGSLEY
Buildings where establishments of hawks were kept were called “mews.”
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 10, SLICE 2VARIOUS

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