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And besides it was all mixed up and racketing around in his head with, "We'll be miss, miss, missed in Mississip."
THE BOY GREW OLDERHEYWOOD BROUN
The machine guns caught up the chorus, and rang through it in racketing and clattering bursts of fire.
GRAPES OF WRATHBOYD CABLE
And if we go pretty soon the boys will be at school, so they won't tire you with their racketing.
We want bright fires and lots of children racketing around to keep us from feeling old and frightened.
GREEN VALLEYKATHARINE REYNOLDS
I never like to hear people racketing up and down bare stairs, be they never so polished and fine.
MRS. RED PEPPERGRACE S. RICHMOND
For instance, all monastic life, and the doctrine of racketing spirits from purgatory, are in conflict with faith.
He had only a moment or two to wait before one of the bright yellow variety came racketing along.
OFFICER 666BARTON W. CURRIE
Guardsmen have at all periods been a racketing, rollicking set of fellows.
She had looked as fresh as a rose through all the racketing, and when she talked about the need for rest she had smiled.
MARY GRAYKATHARINE TYNAN
I used to think nobody was injured; she liked racketing about at restaurants and theatres, they were puffed up to be with her.
SONIA MARRIEDSTEPHEN MCKENNA

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