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He was about to withdraw when his eyes chanced to fall upon a half-developed figure which lay in a corner of the workshop, surrounded by scattered chips of oak.
There were only four stationers of any consequences in the town, and at each Holmes produced his pencil chips, and bid high for a duplicate.
His language shocked his father before he was twelve, and by that age, what with touting for parcels at the station and selling the Bun Hill Weekly Express, he was making three shillings a week, or more, and spending it on Chips, Comic Cuts, Ally Sloper's Half-holiday, cigarettes, and all the concomitants of a life of pleasure and enlightenment.
I couldn't imagine a Fitzosborne feeding pigs and picking up chips, could you?
Three men sat in at stud-poker, but they played with small chips and without enthusiasm, while there were no onlookers.
He saw cowboys at the bar, drinking fierce whiskey, the air filled with obscenity and ribald language, and he saw himself with them drinking and cursing with the wildest, or sitting at table with them, under smoking kerosene lamps, while the chips clicked and clattered and the cards were dealt around.
I dudna miss the mate ot the first, what o' routin' out Chips an' bulkheadun' thot door an' stretchun' the tarpaulin over the sky-light.
A boy was chopping frozen moose-meat with an axe, and the chips were flying in the snow.
Gold, I tell you, solid gold and that pure and soft that I chopped chips out of it.
From under clefts among the rocks I gathered a few dry sticks and chips.
To this abode there is an approach, ankle-deep in stone chips, resembling a petrified grove of tombstones, urns, draperies, and broken columns, in all stages of sculpture.
They want it now--a stack of chips and a fling at the game.
Not a chip of the boat was harmed, nor a hair of any oarsman's head; but the mate for ever sank.
Sometimes through the monotonous waves of men, like a fleck of white foam on the waves of the Enns, an officer, in a cloak and with a type of face different from that of the men, squeezed his way along; sometimes like a chip of wood whirling in the river, an hussar on foot, an orderly, or a townsman was carried through the waves of infantry; and sometimes like a log floating down the river, an officers' or company's baggage wagon, piled high, leather covered, and hemmed in on all sides, moved across the bridge.
You seem to have a chip on your shoulder," laughed the Patchwork Girl, and the cat went to the mirror to see.