Chiropractors: Webster's Facts and Phrases
Familiar Quotations ChinksChinks in America's egalitarian armor are not hard to find. Democracy is the fig leaf of elitism.ndash;Florence KingDock that chink a day's pay for napping on the job!ndash;Blazing SaddlesChinks ndash; ClinkYou clinking, clanking, clattering collection of coliginious junk!ndash;The Wizard of Oz Use in Literature ChinksHe peeped in through a chink.ndash;Rolf Boldrewood (T.A.Browne) in Robbery Under Arms.I thought that if all the hills about there were pure chink, and all belonged to me, I would give them if I could just talk to her as I wanted to.ndash;John S.C. Abbott in David Crockett.Directly after twilight set in Phil Adams stole down to the wharf and fixed the fuses to the guns, laying a train of powder from the principal fuse to the fence, through a chink of which I was to drop the match at midnight.ndash;Thomas Bailey Aldrich in The Story of a Bad Boy.John's wort were stuck into the chinks of the beams, and we considered their growth as omens whether our lives would be long or short.ndash;Hans Christian Andersen in True Story of My Life.Take no tent, but if you will, have an Indian build you a wickiup, willows planted in a circle, drawn over to an arch, and bound cunningly with withes, all the leaves on, and chinks to count the stars through.ndash;Mary Austin in The Land of Little Rain.Lisbeth, peeping through the chink of the door, flew down to the carriage and ordered the coachman to go as fast as he could gallop to the Rue Plumet.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in Cousin Betty.The roofing fell in a steep slope, and the sky was visible through chinks in the tiles.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in The Magic Skin (tr Ellen Marriage).It brought Stevenson to my mind: the chink of doubloons and the clash of cutlasses; and I think I quickened pace as I passed it.ndash;Max Beerbohm in And Even Now.
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