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His companion sat still with signs of tension in his face, and it was clear that he was racking his befogged brain.
THE GOLD TRAILHAROLD BINDLOSS
After racking his imagination, it occurred to him to bribe the blowsy waiting-maid with gold.
He made the mere unlocking of the door a nerve-racking sound, and stamped in swearing under his breath.
And the night before Herbert Murray was to set sail, he lay groaning and moaning with racking pains.
Again one of those agonizing waits, racking to the two men whose future depended largely upon the happenings atop the range.
THE WHITE DESERTCOURTNEY RYLEY COOPER
We pictured their signal quartermaster racking the pigeon-holes to spell "Ladysmith," and expected a gaudy display.
Their minds had had no concept of such horror, such relentless, racking pain.
THE LINKALAN EDWARD NOURSE
For racking the wine, we should have: 1st a large brass faucet.
Teola staggered toward her father, a cough racking the emaciated frame.
TESS OF THE STORM COUNTRYGRACE MILLER WHITE
My time did not come for many days, and I spent long hours racking my brain for the answers which I ought to give.

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