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Look, he's winding up the watch of his wit: by and by it will strike.

He thought this measure was a very fitting, if not an indispensable, adjunct to the winding up of the great difficulty.

All this, however, was tame; but the winding up of the spectacle in a quiet natural way.

The Free LancesMayne Reid

The ascent from the bottom to the lantern is by a staircase, consisting of ninety-one steps, winding up the inside of the pillar.

I started in to tell you what a miserable little wretch she is and I'm winding up by bragging about her.

Otherwise PhyllisMeredith Nicholson

And I take it,” said I, winding up the conversation, “because I like a dram.

He was planning on winding up somewhere important and to do it he had to invest his years properly.

Measure for a LonerJames Judson Harmon

The little ceremony of winding up his watch made, to-night, a peculiar impression on him.

As he leaped down, the sentinel turned in time to catch him winding up his lariat.

For the Liberty of TexasEdward Stratemeyer

And to end all came Le Docteur Pascal, winding up the series on a note of pure romance.

A Zola DictionaryJ. G. Patterson

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