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It's as if my friend's afraid to be away from her for any length of time outside of work, even to move her car across the street for the street sweeper.
The transportation staff had moved some of the snow plows, pick-up trucks, street sweepers and other pieces of equipment normally stored in the garage to make room for the clinic.
Then you have these mechanical sweepers that basically sweep all the nuts off the ground and into windrows, about three feet wide, all in a big, long line on both sides of each tree.
Mr. King and Mr. Lewis walking together in Birmingham, a chimney sweeper and his boy passed them.
A curious incident: during the night a Fleet-sweeper tied up alongside, full of wounded, chiefly Australians.
A beau highwayman and a miserable chimney sweeper were to be hanged together at Newgate for their respective deserts.
His back turned toward me, head bent, he hurriedly plies the broom with the quick, short stroke of the one-armed sweeper.
I say, very nearly knocking down the old sweeper who was hobbling away as fast as posibil.
MEMOIRS OF MR. CHARLES J. YELLOWPLUSHWILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
She found herself dressed out in sweeper's rags, and once more, broom in hand, standing on her corner.
THE GREEN FOREST FAIRY BOOKLORETTA ELLEN BRADY
Then when he met a little Crossing Sweeper standing broom in hand, Sweep would fling a handful of pennies to the little creature.
THE GREEN FOREST FAIRY BOOKLORETTA ELLEN BRADY

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