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Just now the very mention of the highgrader's name was a red rag to his temper.

In the daytime a red rag is sometimes attached to it, I was told by the carpenter.

Drive on, Tom, and here's a red rag to flap at the old thing.

Since Culloden the word had been to him as a red rag to a bull.

A camp fire to an angry elephant is the equivalent of a red rag to a bull.

He had unconsciously been waiting for that word, than which none was more like a red rag to him.

He cum an' he go'd; but he kep his red rag to himself, he did.

To the other side, that bandage was like a red rag to a bull.

If the deceased has fallen in battle a red rag is fixed on the pole as well.

You mean he toled them near enough with a red rag to pot-shoot them.

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