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A desultory conversation on politics, in which neither took the slightest interest, was a safe neutral ground.
He didn't need to wait—as the birds did—until an angleworm stuck his head above ground.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
The Vine is a universal favorite, and rarely out of view; while it often seems to cover half the ground in sight.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
She stood, in her young purity, at one end of the chain of years, and Mrs. Chepstow—did she really stand at the other?
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
But the liberal soul deviseth liberal things, and by liberal things shall he stand.
All bribery, and injustice shall be blotted out, and fidelity shall stand for ever.
Entrez donc, 'tis the work of one of your compatriots; and here, though a heretic, you may consider yourself on English ground.
Then the enemy's howitzers and field guns had it all their own way, forcing attack to yield a lot of ground.
It is only necessary to have a zinc, or a galvanized tray on which to stand the glass in an inverted position.
HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
On a small scale map, in an office, you may make mole-hills of mountains; on the ground there's no escaping from its features.

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