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Roly felt justified in using another cartridge at once to put her out of suffering.
GOLD-SEEKING ON THE DALTON TRAILARTHUR R. THOMPSON
Roly watched his opportunity, hoping they would bunch together, so that he might kill more than one at a shot.
GOLD-SEEKING ON THE DALTON TRAILARTHUR R. THOMPSON
As may be imagined, this news wrought David and Roly up to the highest pitch of excitement.
GOLD-SEEKING ON THE DALTON TRAILARTHUR R. THOMPSON
Both Roly and David went duck-hunting often after that, and always with good success throughout the migrating season.
GOLD-SEEKING ON THE DALTON TRAILARTHUR R. THOMPSON
Roly looked much as usual, but his muscles were certainly harder than they had ever been at home.
GOLD-SEEKING ON THE DALTON TRAILARTHUR R. THOMPSON
Roly had seen the pole and pointer used in New England, but the idea of sewing the hook inside of the bait-fish was a novel one.
GOLD-SEEKING ON THE DALTON TRAILARTHUR R. THOMPSON
Roly was inclined to wait for developments, but as the call to "muck-muck" was now heard on the shore, he also withdrew.
GOLD-SEEKING ON THE DALTON TRAILARTHUR R. THOMPSON
So Roly dove into his pack, which lay unbound on the shore, and presently produced a fish-line wound around a chip.
GOLD-SEEKING ON THE DALTON TRAILARTHUR R. THOMPSON
The storekeeper informed Mr. Bradford and Roly that the ashes of the dead were deposited in boxes in these houses.
GOLD-SEEKING ON THE DALTON TRAILARTHUR R. THOMPSON
Flashes of recollection, enlightenment, and dismay succeeded one another in Roly's face.
GOLD-SEEKING ON THE DALTON TRAILARTHUR R. THOMPSON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ROLY-POLY

  • beefy
  • big
  • broad
  • burly
  • chunky
  • dumpy
  • elephantine
  • fleshy
  • heavy
  • heavyset
  • hefty
  • husky
  • obese
  • overweight
  • plump
  • plumpish
  • portly
  • pudgy
  • roly-poly
  • round
  • solid
  • stout
  • tubby
  • weighty
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