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Susan took her horse there; loosened his girths, and rubbed him down with a wisp of straw.
HALF A LIFE-TIME AGOELIZABETH GASKELL
No—all gone; and my eyebrows and mustache, and every wisp of hair from my head.
THE AMERICAN BARONJAMES DE MILLE
It was only a wisp of motion, a mere flutter in the aspens, and as soon as Ted spotted it, he lost it.
DOUBLE CHALLENGEJAMES ARTHUR KJELGAARD
Then turn round the horse in the stall, brush his head well, and wisp it clean and smooth with a damp lock of hay.
They, too, would receive a wisp of sweet hay willingly from the hand.
HODGE AND HIS MASTERSRICHARD JEFFERIES
But we shall still pick up all our knowledge in pursuit of some Will o' the Wisp or other.
All that remained now were light green hose attached to a wisp of silk that girdled her hips.
There she is,—that wisp of a creature listening so eagerly to that elegant youth of the terrier breed.
One man sprinkles on water, and another sprinkles on barley straw from a wisp held under his left arm.
The leader then takes a wisp of grass and ties it in a knot, and all the others do the same.
THE MAFULUROBERT W. WILLIAMSON

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