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He was ready to drop when he reached it, and his heart beat like a hammer against his ribs.
The back, ribs and head of very beautiful small figured wood.
"Kick a few uh his ribs out uh place for a starter," Piegan coolly advised.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
She paused for a fraction of a second, while his heart went thumping against his ribs.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
These steel ribs and this whalebone make it more like a piece of harness than anything else I can think of.
It is vaulted in stone, and the plain horseshoe arches at the end without any ribs (see illustration), are worthy of notice.
Again, we have the fact that man possesses normally only twelve ribs, one less than is found in the gorilla and the chimpanzee.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
They used various kinds of wood, horn or even bone, such as the ribs of large animals.
The skull of a man grinned up at us, half sunk in the green turf, and the ends of ribs shewed how he to whom it had belonged lay.
A PRINCE OF CORNWALLCHARLES W. WHISTLER
With fifty dollars tucked away, I laid for her until out she came with a final poke in the ribs.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON

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