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Very soon afterwards a mollusca had been captured, and placed in a tub filled with sea water.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
She paused for a fraction of a second, while his heart went thumping against his ribs.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
I wore it 'bout fifty years, den it got so thin dat I lost it one day in de wash tub when I was washin' clothes.
SLAVE NARRATIVES: A FOLK HISTORY OF SLAVERY IN THE UNITED STATESVARIOUS
The nurse should not touch the outside of the tub with infected articles while putting these in the disinfectant.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
Oh, the wildness of that sound—and the thumping of the heart of the hunter, and the breathless suspense, and the burning desire.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
One of the most curious sights of Madrid is the great wash-tub of the Manzanares.
SPANISH LIFE IN TOWN AND COUNTRYL. HIGGIN AND EUGNE E. STREET
It was as big as a tub, and the golden spoon in the saucer beside the cup was so heavy the boy could scarcely lift it.
THE TIN WOODMAN OF OZL. FRANK BAUM
And my heart began thumping until I feared its beating would be audible at a distance.
A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER
I feel mad enough to pull out my yellowest feathers, or upset my bath-tub.
ST. NICHOLAS, VOL. 5, NO. 5, MARCH, 1878VARIOUS
But the least thinking of him sufficed to set her heart to thumping again; and so she shrunk from that train of thought.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR

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