Refitting: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 29 pages
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Use in Literature RefillingWhen this takes place, a man for the purpose refills its.ndash;Rolf Boldrewood (T.A.Browne) in Shearing in the Riverina.The maids hastened to do the bidding of the little dons, and in less than a quarter of an hour the eggs were free of their natural contents, and all were busy refilling them with flour, or cologne, or scraps of gold and silver paper.ndash;Gertrude Atherton in The Valiant Runaways.The devil had given him the key of the storehouse of human pleasures; he had filled and refilled his hands, and he was fast nearing the bottom.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in Melmoth Reconciled (tr Ellen Marriage).The mug was then refilled, and passed to us.ndash;Horatio Bridge in Journal of an African Cruiser.Here the men prepared and ate their frugal meal, and refilled their canteens.ndash;Edgar Rice Burroughs in Return of Tarzan.Then he refilled the hole and pressed the dirt carefully down as it had been before.ndash;Edgar Rice Burroughs in Tarzan, Jewels of Opar.Time after time the cavity was filled and refilled, with blue and brown intermingled, and as often emptied.ndash;John Burroughs in Wake-Robin.The little nurse withdrew, and Cynthia promptly took a jar from the shelf, refilled the bottle, and placed it on the table outside the door.ndash;Agatha Christie in The Mysterious Affair at Styles.The basin was refilled, and this time he stood over it a little while, gathering resolution; took in a big breath and began.ndash;Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) in Adventures of Tom Sawyer.By emptying this water two or three times a week, and refilling the barrels, it was thought that a sufficient provision of that great necessary would be made and kept up.ndash;James Fenimore Cooper in The Pathfinder.

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