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So she began nibbling at the righthand bit again, and did not venture to go near the house till she had brought herself down to nine inches high.
Steadily the waters rose till they were nibbling at his feet; and to pass the time until they made their final gulp, he watched the only thing on the lagoon.
I'm longing to see them," admitted Phil, between the chocolate she was nibbling.
nimbus, but an ass nibbling hay from the sacred manger is similarly
The air was so quiet that the very sheep could be heard nibbling.
He was walking up and down the drawing- room, humming snatches of tunes and nibbling the end of his cane.
There was the bridge, and the river nibbling its green peninsula.
Yes; he writes that you are here, and that he thinks you might allow me to be of use to you," said Levin, and as he said it he became suddenly embarrassed, and, stopping abruptly, he walked on in silence by the wagonette, snapping off the buds of the lime trees and nibbling them.
When the Siouxes have gathered in the beasts, and have made sure that you are not upon their heels, they will be back nibbling like hungry wolves to take the bait they have left or it may be, they'll show the temper of the great bears, that are found at the falls of the Long River, and strike at once with the paw, without stopping to nose their prey.
The true Harpagons were always marked and exceptional characters; not so the worthy tax-payers, who, having once pinched from real necessity, retained even in the midst of their comfortable retirement, with their wallfruit and wine-bins, the habit of regarding life as an ingenious process of nibbling out one's livelihood without leaving any perceptible deficit, and who would have been as immediately prompted to give up a newly taxed luxury when they had had their clear five hundred a year, as when they had only five hundred pounds of capital.
Upon arrival he was on the verge of emaciation and dehydrated, and we named him Nibbles as he was so hungry he was nibbling our fingers.
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Abu Dhabi: A fish spa, which involves thousands of tiny fish nibbling away at dead skin on the feet, was launched at the Yas Waterworld in the capital, park authorities announced today.
I didn't want my public fish nibbling to be too public.
Forget run-of-the mill pedicures, at Footlove in Newcastle you can enjoy more than 150 toothless fish nibbling at your feet.