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  • General exclamations of surprise and doubt greeted him from our little circle, and this seemed to nettle him somewhat.

    The Way of a Man | Emerson Hough
  • A curious dark blue dead-nettle (Dracocephalum speciosum) was found on dry ground at the same altitude.

    Mount Everest the Reconnaissance, 1921 | Charles Kenneth Howard-Bury
  • "Not a word," said Neeld, grasping the nettle firmly this time.

    Tristram of Blent | Anthony Hope

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