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Pong becomes a hero to Tiller, who is running, perhaps, from the sad tatters of his family life, which has been defined by his mother’s inexplicable and abrupt abandonment of him and his father.
More often than not, James has been able to turn the corner on Robinson or Herro and get downhill with zero bodies in his path, time his own pull-up three or even split the defense and leave it in tatters.
They were weary, ragged, lean—seven very tatter-demalions—and the front man led them, tapping the ground with a long stick.
Only here and there toward its lower rim a tatter in it revealed the giant's rugged brown muscle of volcanic rock.
You go round by Tatter Brook, says he, an climb the hill from behind.
Now quite unexpectedly we saw the "tatter of scarlet" from a new angle.
A TATTER OF SCARLETS. R. CROCKETT
A lump of beeswax, with a tatter of an old handkerchief run through it, makes a candle on an emergency.
THE ART OF TRAVELFRANCIS GALTON
A whole garment had been given her instead of the tatter of rags in which she had returned to the little Indian pueblo.
THE TREASURE TRAILMARAH ELLIS RYAN
Had the troopers still been there, they could have made short work of these tatter-demalions.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
In the little brass bowl lay a blood-stained fragment of greyish hair attached to a tatter of skin.

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