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Below freezing or wet environments will require the most heavy-duty constructions, as will larger dogs that require reinforced fabrics to prevent tearing.
It lit up every ridge and hollow for two or three seconds, and showed me four riders tearing up the slope at a high run.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
He dashed into his own hotel, wrote five notes one after the other, tearing up each one before it was finished.
Jem Spyers dashes out; and there he sees Chickweed tearing down the street full-cry.
It was shrill, it was penetrating, it rose and fell with a sort of ripping, tearing slash.
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
Just as the motor got busy, the dog dropped beside Matt, gripping his right sleeve and tearing a piece out of the stout leather.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
Tearing out the leaf he folded it compactly and carefully secured it to the leather band.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
But the gateways have been standing for ages and it would be sacrilege to think of tearing them down to facilitate traffic.
A form bounded off the shelf and came tearing down the slope in the direction of Bascomb.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
They seemed surprised at seeing us, and after firing one volley wheeled their horses and went tearing back.

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