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No sooner had his feet hit the floor, however, than he felt the cold, stern prod of the barrel of an automatic.
She was badly needed to prod the Mexican women in their labors of making beds and sweeping rooms that were occupied twice daily.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
For the time being, I'd like to loaf on you for a week or so and watch the wheels go around without my having to prod them.
THE WRECKERSFRANCIS LYNDE
It is wonderful how a mite of laudation will prod us to be more worthy.
We felt the prod of gregarious instinct, the drawing together as though for united action, the impulse toward cooperation.
BEFORE ADAMJACK LONDON
Another prod with the bright pin, whose point was reddened with Helen's blood.
And while we're on the subject, Patsy was on the prod before I struck camp, or he wouldn't uh acted the way he done.
THE HAPPY FAMILYBERTHA MUZZY BOWER
Tad gave the fat boy a prod with the toe of his boot, whereat Stacy turned an indignant face to him.
Let me conclude this letter, therefore, with two more facts with which you may prod your representatives in Washington.
Young McKenzie returned the prod with interest, which caused Shock-head to grunt and make a swing with his fist.
THE VIKING BLOODFREDERICK WILLIAM WALLACE

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