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So they held the prisoner fast, and led him to the brooklet, nipping his throat tightly to choke an outcry.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
Streaks of gray haze rose a foot or two into the nipping air, and the clash of shovels had a new, harsh ring.
THE GIRL FROM KELLER'SHAROLD BINDLOSS
Mayo braved nipping wind and iced rigging and took the glass to the main crosstrees.
BLOW THE MAN DOWNHOLMAN DAY
We'd find their tracks and places where they'd been nipping off the ends of branches and twigs, and follow them up.
BEAUTIFUL JOEMARSHALL SAUNDERS
And while he slept, a nipping wind from the far, northern Highlands swooped down on the mist and sent it flying out to sea.
GREYFRIARS BOBBYELEANOR ATKINSON
When not even his hat could shield him from the sun glare, he got up and went nipping awkwardly over the hot beach.
THE HAPPY FAMILYBERTHA MUZZY BOWER
The girl stopped suddenly, gasping a little as she stared at Grant, until Hetty grasped her arm, nipping it cruelly.
THE CATTLE-BARON'S DAUGHTERHAROLD BINDLOSS
The wind began to blow hard, carrying drops of rain that stung, and the air was nipping cold.
TALES OF LONELY TRAILSZANE GREY
Cold and nipping air, frost on everything, pale stars, a gold-red light in the east were proofs that I was again in the open.
TALES OF LONELY TRAILSZANE GREY
I got up, built a fire, puttered around the tents to loosen the ground ropes, and found that it was nipping cold.
TALES OF LONELY TRAILSZANE GREY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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