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He came to the top of the stairs with a lamp in his hand, and wanted to know what the rumpus was about.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
We knew that all he wanted was to get out on deck, and then there would be the tallest kind of a rumpus.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
I was prepared to carry her off if she refused, but I was ill prepared for the rumpus that this quiet-looking woman kicked up.
A LITTLE UNION SCOUTJOEL CHANDLER HARRIS
I suppose now that papa is having a rumpus with Mr. Thatcher I shall never see him any more.
A HOOSIER CHRONICLEMEREDITH NICHOLSON
They found out we were seeing each other secretly, and they made a rumpus about it.
And we must be ready to fight, for that man will raise a rumpus.
How do we get them out of that house without any rumpus, and down to that boat?
THE FIRE PEOPLERAY CUMMINGS
She has waked up decidedly; but she has let herself in for a rumpus with Burrill.
THE DIAMOND COTERIELAWRENCE L. LYNCH
They didn't want to start any rumpus and thus lose their places at this attractive table.
THE IRON PUDDLERJAMES J. DAVIS
Next day, around noon, I heard a big rumpus on the main deck, I hurried up from the cabin.

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