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The girl was alone, lying with her head upon the table, and her hair straggling over it.
They are straggling, and have wide and apparently deep channels between them.
By and by, a straggling birch bluff rose blackly across their way, but nobody swung wide.
WINSTON OF THE PRAIRIEHAROLD BINDLOSS
The edge of the reef off the latter island is not well defined, for we passed several straggling rocks.
Around us rose the broken, straggling walls, bare and bleak, without a shred of ivy or wall-flower to hide their grim nakedness.
It is an old, straggling place that seems to be little in harmony with the progress of the Twentieth Century.
People came straggling down the sidewalk—not many, for few had business with the front end of the waiting trains.
CABIN FEVERB. M. BOWER
In what once had been the dooryard there were a few straggling clumps of bushes, and thistles and burdocks grew in rank profusion.
THE RIVAL CAMPERSRUEL PERLEY SMITH
The messenger with the commission made his way to the straggling old town of Marblehead, where Tucker lived.
Jinny's pages looked like a wild, straggling lyric, flung off in a rapture and meticulously revised.
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