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She had picked up the quirt and was twirling it around her wrist and smiling at him.
Artie had picked up a snorkle and was twirling it on his forefinger.
It was a picked assault company.
She escaped, crawled through the usual mine fields, under barbed wire, was shot at, swam a river, and we finally picked her up in Linz.
His stethoscope was on the table by Scotty's bed and he picked it up and wagged it at Scotty.
In it was a stone Tibetan Buddha I had picked up in Bombay, and occasionally, to make merit, my wife and I garlanded it with flowers or laid a few pennies in its lap.
When Farouk was overthrown, police picked up his personal pimp, Pulley Bey.
He was not the sort of sailor Hudson wanted his backers to see on board and he had Greene wait at Gravesend, where the Discovery picked him up.
The cleansing tissues she had been using had been falling on the floor, and he got up and picked up one, then another, hoping she would notice what he was doing.
When she picked up the receiver, her mother's cheerful voice was there.
Anne picked up the towel she was hemming for the hospital guild.
Instantaneously he would have won an immeasurable moral victory, for if she picked up, say, a pair of her panties, she might just as well lift his shorts lying alongside -- the expenditure of energy was almost the same.
::::::( 6 ) my copy of the May 18 edition of the The San Francisco Chronicle as it was when I first picked it up ( as contrasted with my copy as it was a few days later: in my fireplace, burning )
Historian Garry Wills argued " Their nullification effort, if others had picked it up, would have been a greater threat to freedom than the misguided and sedition laws, which were soon rendered feckless by ridicule and electoral pressure " The theoretical damage of the Kentucky and Virginia resolutions was " deep and lasting, and was a recipe for disunion ".
A batter is not charged with a plate appearance if, while he was at bat, a preceding runner is put out on the basepaths for the third out in a way other than by the batter putting the ball into play ( i. e., picked off, caught stealing ).
Bigfoot gained international attention when the story was picked up by the Associated Press.
In December 2011, more than a year after the official reboot announcement, the Los Angeles Times site reported that Whit Anderson, the writer picked for the new Buffy movie, had her script rejected by the producers behind the project, and that a new writer was being sought.
For example, the Pogo comic strip by Walt Kelly originally appeared only in the New York Star in 1948 and was not picked up for syndication until the following year.
Its banner was again picked up by the Avar Imam Shamil, who fought against the Russians from 1834 until 1859.
It was reported that " the carcass was picked clean by vultures before experts could examine it ".
It was picked up nationally by NPR ten years later.
However, the show was never picked up for a series.

was and up
Any lingering suspicion that this was a trick Al Budd had thought up was dispelled.
When the meal was ready, he told Jones to wash up, and going into the front room, woke the girl.
He was too old -- when he passed up and through the corridor of pines that lined the trail he could see ahead, he was passing from life.
A man was standing in the open door of the lighted orderly room a few yards to Mike's left, but he, too, suddenly made up his mind and went racing to join the confused activity at the east end of the stockade.
Then he went on to the Cheyennes and told them that the Sioux was goin' to move up.
Now under me I could see him for what he really was, a boy dressed up in streaks of paint.
He got up slowly, and she was already on her feet, and he stood facing her.
She brought up her free hand to hit him, but this time he was quicker.
clutched her throat and sucked up the moisture in her mouth so that her tongue was dry and hard and stuck to the roof of her mouth and her teeth were clenched together in the rigid fixture of her jaws.
That was the day that he had practically mopped up the main street of Big Sands with Aaron McBride, field boss for the Highlands Oil & Gas Company.
The Maguire family was setting up a separate camp nearby.
He was puffing on a cigar, and he was turning up his coat collar against the rain.
The wound in his scalp was examined, pronounced healing, and well doctored with simples, before they dished up the victuals.
`` Jackson recruited his critters, and him and me fixed up his wagon while we was waiting for you to catch up.
The Palace was an elaborate establishment, built practically on stilts in front, with long flights of wooden steps running up to the porch.
He knew now what he was up against.
One of Greg's bombs hung up, and he was miles from the target before he could get rid of it.
He had no idea which was up and which was down.
He caught up with me once and grabbed me, but I was all covered with zing -- it's very slippery, you know ''.

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