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Meanwhile Mr. Crow had been thinking rapidly—for he was a quick-witted old scamp.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
There was a scamp of a father who had "not been very kind" to Angel, and had been lost, or had thoughtfully lost himself.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
Do you remember a young girl and a tall scamp who wanted to carry you along to Palestine?
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
The impudent scamp who gave that order deserves to receive as many lashes as his horse has hairs in his tail!
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
I saw Mary Belle transformed from an ordinary playful scamp of a lamb to a primped and perfect darling of the show-ring.
THE RED COW AND HER FRIENDSPETER MCARTHUR
It was thus that these two silly creatures promised marriage to each other through the trick of a young scamp.
MAUPASSANT ORIGINAL SHORT STORIES (180), COMPLETEGUY DE MAUPASSANT
Well, I didn't borrow money to make me one—as I've a sharp idea our young scamp does.
THE AWKWARD AGEHENRY JAMES
"Scamp" would be nothing to what he has seen a score of times in the city!
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 16, NO. 97, NOVEMBER, 1865VARIOUS
The scamp has been in more mischief than any other boy in the school.
THE VARMINTOWEN JOHNSON
She, poor fool, believed that the young scamp really loved her, and gave herself and her money up to him.
FILE NO. 113EMILE GABORIAU
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