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Glad to see the old boy, though I cant help wishing hed mislay that monocle of his.
BASEBALL JOE, CAPTAIN OF THE TEAMLESTER CHADWICK
Pray don't mislay your reply; I would certainly print it, if I had it here: how long is it?
THE JOURNAL TO STELLAJONATHAN SWIFT
I don't lose mine much, but gee whiz, I mislay it sometimes.
ROY BLAKELEY'S CAMP ON WHEELSPERCY KEESE FITZHUGH
For some one to mislay or forget a permit was a daily occurrence and the caution had to be repeated often.
A TRIP TO THE ORIENTROBERT URIE JACOB
I doubt, however, whether this will become popular, guests showing a tendency to mislay their knives and forks in the foliage.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 153, NOV. 28, 1917VARIOUS
Don't you forgit to make a note of it; here's her check, an' we've kep' the number in case you should mislay it or anything.
THE LIFE OF NANCYSARAH ORNE JEWETT
If I knew anything 'bout a four-mile stake race, I'd try to mislay the name of it.
OLD MAN CURRYCHARLES E. (CHARLES EMMETT) VAN LOAN
He instructed Mrs. Petty, however, on no account to destroy or mislay any journal, but to keep them in a pile in his study.
THE BURNING SPEARJOHN GALSWORTHY
They have been known to mislay letters, and then to be ready to swear that they had been mailed.
TEN YEARS AMONG THE MAIL BAGSJAMES HOLBROOK
If you can make him mislay his compass he will never come back to you.'
THE FIFTH QUEENFORD MADOX FORD
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