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Her mother's fetching simply meant one more to fetch.
He used to drive in from his farm every day at about noon, and as that was my own hour for fetching my mail I often passed him in the porch or stood beside him while we waited on the motions of the distributing hand behind the grating.
As on the ruined human wretch vermin parasites appear, so these ruined shelters have bred a crowd of foul existence that crawls in and out of gaps in walls and boards; and coils itself to sleep, in maggot numbers, where the rain drips in; and comes and goes, fetching and carrying fever and sowing more evil in its every footprint than Lord Coodle, and Sir Thomas Doodle, and the Duke of Foodle, and all the fine gentlemen in office, down to Zoodle, shall set right in five hundred years--though born expressly to do it.
He certainly could not be all this time fetching his shortsword from the Thark's cell," spoke another.
That dragon is going to get himself into trouble fetching these old crates out of the hospital the way they are, unless he has got a permit.
You call me a brute because you couldn't buy a claim on me by fetching my slippers and finding my spectacles.
But it's better than snivelling; better than fetching slippers and finding spectacles, isn't it?
Will she look forward to a lifetime of fetching Higgins's slippers or to a lifetime of Freddy fetching hers?
Colia was in an almost hysterical state; he cried continuously, but was running about all day, all the same; fetching doctors, of whom he collected three; going to the chemist's, and so on.
Nothing is more fetching, to my thinking, than a tasteful boating costume.
I wish you would get dressed and go down to the post-office while I'm fetching that infernal water.
If your dog enjoys fetching (some don't, but that's another issue), he'll love this game.
KATHRYN WILLIAMS PRESENTS The Pond A fetching departure from folkie Williams who threads a fetching array of beats, loops and triphop styles into a record which confidently advances her gameplan.
com)-- Fetching Communications, a full-service public relations agency serving the pet and veterinary marketplace, continues to grow with the addition of Liz Lindley as manager of the client services team and the promotion of Katherine Brandenburg to lead agency development and strategic relations.
The sales company says cars are now regularly fetching prices way over estimates.