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It was difficult, with the mean appliances of the time, to wring subsistence from the reluctant earth.
They like things on a small scale and know how to wring a dollar out of every five-cent piece.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Rinse it through a clean, lukewarm water; wring it lengthways, and stretch it well.
If the latter, of course the owner could wring the cocks neck and the incident would be closed.
But unless he loses his voice before long I shall have to wring his neck—no easy job—or do without my usual amount of sleep.
All I need to do is to let them wring a reluctant promise from me that if they hurry through with the chores they can go fishing.
It is the joy of my soul to wring his heart and make it bleed!
A fly might as well attempt to wring the trunk of the elephant.
ERNEST LINWOODCAROLINE LEE HENTZ
Next, perhaps, are the sufferings which wring the heart all the while.
IN NESTING TIMEOLIVE THORNE MILLER
Wring dry the cotton strip from cold water, and spread it over the mackintosh.
THE MOTHER AND HER CHILDWILLIAM S. SADLER

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