Once we had got thoroughly in with the Quicks, that was not long in coming.
The Quicks were as sharp as their name—they knew the sort of men they wanted.
But now about that island and the Quicks, and how they and the rest of us got out of it.
The next subject for consideration is that of the planting of the quicks.
The quicks are not so good as when they were planted; it can never make a good hedge.
Mr. Hearty was preoccupied with the quicks of his finger-nails.
At a little after three they were in Quicks Hole, bobbing about gayly in the wake of a steamer.
Old bundles of quicks, that have stood it may be two or three weekly markets, will be sure to cause disappointment.
We escaped the quicks, thank heaven, and just at dark the welcome lights of the school shone out in the narrow valley.
These rubies that the Quicks had came from there—they were remarkably fine ones.