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If Mac had been alone he would have made the post by sundown, for the Mounted Police rode picked horses, the best money could buy.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
When alone she sometimes picked it up and kissed the cold glass passionately.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Tressan was monstrous ill-at-ease, and his face lost a good deal of its habitual plethora of colour.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
He had five girls by his first wife; there is no reason why this splendid cow I have picked out should not produce a dozen boys.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
All this while Squinty was chewing on the apple which he had picked up from the ground after he had jumped over the rope.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
Her eyes were not nearly as soft as they had been, while she picked up the hanging folds of pink cloth, and went on.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
It was the Town Crier, with whom, as with a brother artist, he had picked acquaintance the day before.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
A fellow rudely clad—a hybrid between man-at-arms and lackey—lounged on a musket to confront them in the gateway.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Aristide picked it up and began to dance and shake his fist at the invisible police.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
He picked out that simple little study of Cramer in D major in the first book—you know it well—and asked me to play it.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY

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