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I should be sorry to see the poem "peter out," or "soak in."
She's a rich one, and bein' so rich at the start she'll peter out fast, I take it.
"Going to peter out I reckon," Abe answered with a sorrowful look.
Even rejoicings can get overfed and peter out into ginger tea.
They might, indeed, "peter out" as the expression is, but it did not seem likely.
I suspicioned he'd peter out when Pap Spooner died, but he fooled us the worst kind.
I wouldn't be a whole lot surprised if they give us an awful fight before they peter out.
Before Christmas, though, she began to peter out 'n' git slack-twisted.
Then all I hope is the storm will peter out before dawn, so we can start for the river right away.
You've had water three times to our once, and yet you go to work and peter out with Chuckwalla Tanks only five miles away.