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She says she ain't going to spoil her children by sparing rods when our 'upper lot' is full of 'em.
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
She was in a bitter mood to-night, not sparing Ralph Towne as she would not have spared herself.
TESSA WADSWORTH'S DISCIPLINEJENNIE M. DRINKWATER
Hitherto he had been sparing of his movements, husbanding his strength against the long battle that seemed promised him.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Naturally an elaborate novel like The Nabob lends itself indefinitely to minute comment, but we must be sparing of it.
THE NABOBALPHONSE DAUDET
All the other St. Julien beasts had perished; men muttered at Longsword for sparing the horse.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
In those far days trees were things to be destroyed, and no one thought of sparing them.
THE RED COW AND HER FRIENDSPETER MCARTHUR
Rakkan bowed politely, sparing Lancaster the decision of whether or not to shake the clawlike hand.
SECURITYPOUL WILLIAM ANDERSON
Her stubborn spirit was broken, and in the only way possible she begged for mercy, for the sparing of her lover.
MASTERPIECES OF MYSTERY, VOL. 1 (OF 4)VARIOUS
The overseer stalked about with a military cane, and was not sparing of its use.
THE HISTORY OF TASMANIA , VOLUME II (OF 2)JOHN WEST
But there was never no sense in them ladies like missus, no more in their sparing than in their spending.
A HOUSEFUL OF GIRLSSARAH TYTLER

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