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The leader of the band danced a sort of shimmy as he marched, at the same time tootling on a flute.WHERE THE STRANGE TRAILS GO DOWNE. ALEXANDER POWELL
Don't put anything but its little shimmy on; it's goin' to be another hot day.THE LEATHERWOOD GODWILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS
Rather than call it shimmy, resume the use of the old English words shift and smock.THE VERBALISTTHOMAS EMBLY OSMUN, (AKA ALFRED AYRES)
He had even been known to dive under the water and shimmy up a tree that was reflected there.TOM SLADE'S DOUBLE DAREPERCY KEESE FITZHUGH
The children played shimmy and other games, imitating the white children, sometimes with the white folks.SLAVE NARRATIVES: A FOLK HISTORY OF SLAVERY IN THE UNITED STATES FROM INTERVIEWS WITH FORMER SLAVESWORK PROJECTS ADMINISTRATION
She sees herself in the mirror of the dressing-table and commences to shimmy enthusiastically.THIS SIDE OF PARADISEF. SCOTT FITZGERALD
"I want Kieth's sister to show us what the shimmy is," demanded one young man with a broad grin.FLAPPERS AND PHILOSOPHERSF. SCOTT FITZGERALD
And being so fresh from the country I suppose she can't dope out what a cheap shimmy lizard Lester is.TORCHY AND VEESEWELL FORD
Why, Aunt Caroline, he doesn't know any more about theology than you do about dancing the shimmy.GOOD REFERENCESE. J. RATH

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