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Some chickens were clucking outside the windows, scratching for bits of gravel in the grass.
Actually, after much heart searching and head scratching, my mind has made itself up and has gone home by cable to-day.
There was the same sniffing and scratching as before, and I felt the tent give a little as when wind shakes it.
Her mother, wearing an ink-stained jacket, was busy at her desk, the pen scratching on the big sheets of pad paper.
She had just opened the doors of all the little colony houses, and the hills were white with excited scratching Leghorns.
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He stood scratching his head a moment and then removed a tin object from a card holding eleven more of its like.
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
Then in an hour or two I would find Kopee on the house top, looking perfectly innocent and scratching himself.
KARI THE ELEPHANTDHAN GOPAL MUKERJI
“Old Dame Marlow may tell us something about it, zur,” he said, after scratching his head vehemently.
DIGBY HEATHCOTEW.H.G. KINGSTON
She went quickly through the drawing-room door into the house, leaving Jaffery still scratching a red whisker.
JAFFERYWILLIAM J. LOCKE
The swish of a skirt seemed ridiculously loud in the hush, and the scratching of the judge's quill pen was noisily irritating.

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