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“They did not take much pains about retrieving their game,” said the doctor.
THE PERIL FINDERSGEORGE MANVILLE FENN
Miss Dwight went up to the dressing-room with her, and Clavering, retrieving hat and top-coat, waited for her at the front door.
BLACK OXENGERTRUDE FRANKLIN HORN ATHERTON
For the mean and the poor there was no means of retrieving their poverty and degradation.
"You shouldn't wear such things until it gets cold," she said, after retrieving the cap and handing it to him.
THE WOLF HUNTERSJAMES OLIVER CURWOOD
Dogs that are by nature quick rangers do not take instinctively to retrieving.
DOG BREAKINGWILLIAM NELSON HUTCHINSON
Its paper credit is sunk and no expedients can be adopted capable of retrieving it.
Think of the opportunity you will give him of retrieving wrongs, if he lives, and of easing his soul, if he dies.
THE HOUR AND THE MANHARRIET MARTINEAU
I always regret not having brought out a dog of some sort or other, as dogs are always useful for retrieving birds.
In the meantime he conferred with Washington respecting the way of retrieving their loss.
Perhaps the retrieving of the pajamas would have a soothing effect upon his poor mind!
THE HAUNTED PAJAMASFRANCIS PERRY ELLIOTT