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From his district offices, there scurries forth a corps of smooth-tongued, quick-witted young men—the travelling passenger agents.
THE MODERN RAILROADEDWARD HUNGERFORD
And above the wind, as it whips scurries of snow around the corners, pipes Will's voice as they trudge home.
A WARWICKSHIRE LADGEORGE MADDEN MARTIN
Mrs. Bobster scurries around and does all her out of doors chores before dark.
A wind that was already cold played over the frosty waves and sent little scurries of sand twisting along the beach.
SKIPPY BEDELLEOWEN JOHNSON
White-haired plump Madame scurries over to her place at the door to collect the dinner toll.
Presently a red squirrel rushes out of the thicket at the left, scurries along the rails and up and down the posts.
WAYS OF WOOD FOLKWILLIAM J. LONG
At the least alarm a flock of rose-finches feeding on the ground scurries into the nearest tree with a loud fluttering of wings.
Also it disturbs the squirrel who scurries up to the topmost twigs of an elm nearly a hundred feet high.
SOME WINTER DAYS IN IOWAFREDERICK JOHN LAZELL
I brought Nana up myself and she scurries away in her bare feet every morning and I never see her again all day.
L'ASSOMMOIREMILE ZOLA
Several 'scurries' and mule races took place, and everyone enjoyed the fun thoroughly, especially the mules.

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