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I see you are not addicted to the fashionable vice of fancy-work, Miss Tulliver," said Stephen, looking at Maggie's plain hemming.
And your plain sewing is so beautiful, Maggie," said Lucy, "that I think I shall beg a few specimens of you to show as fancy-work.
The Springboks won 15 of their 16 throw-ins - there was one crooked throw from inspirational captain John Smit - and those stunning statistics were achieved without a load of fancy-work and running along the line-out.