I'm sure the Princess is ready to be picked
," asserted Dorothy, gazing hard at the beautiful girl on the bush.
His position gave him a bird's-eye view of the field of battle, and his keen eyesight picked out many details that would not have been apparent to a man whose every sense was not trained to the highest point of perfection as were the ape-man's.
In three minutes Tarzan picked off the crew of that gun.
He saw men running through the trenches and he picked off several of them.
While she was speaking she selected a bright and pretty dinner-pail that seemed to have a stout handle, and picked it from its branch.
panted the girl, who was still carrying the heavy dinner-pail she had picked.
They are fit for any mischief, and it's my opinion they would try to kill us just the same if you hadn't picked a dinner-pail.
Among other things, I learned to dispense drugs for the surgeon, and picked up a smattering of his knowledge.
I have told you that I had picked up something of medicine.
For ten days we were beating about, trusting to luck, and on the eleventh we were picked up by a trader which was going from Singapore to Jiddah with a cargo of Malay pilgrims.
our books up through the years, here and there, never buying one until we had first read it and knew that it belonged to the race of Joseph.
Boats were continually being lost and found, it being the custom for a boat to hunt, on lay, with whatever schooner picked
it up, until such time it was recovered by its own schooner.
picked up in the worst of all holes, the cloister, among the dirt and filth of all the town
After he had done, he says to her, 'Now han't you picked my pocket?
says my old governess, jeering, 'I warrant you he has got drunk now and got a whore, and she has picked his pocket, and so he comes home to his wife and tells her he has been robbed.