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a disassembled barrel

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She took care to do everything according to the old woman's bidding and every time she made the bed she shook it with all her might, so that the feathers flew about like so many snowflakes.
He seated himself in the sledge with his back to the wind, took off his boots, shook out the snow that had got into them, and taking some straw from the bottom of the sledge, carefully plugged with it a hole in his left boot.
Mukhorty too laid back his ears and shook his head discontentedly.
Then the boy picked up the reins, shook them, and said "Gid-dap
Zeb shook the reins and urged him to go, but Jim was stubborn.
Passepartout clasped the pilot's hand and shook it heartily in his delight, exclaiming, "Pilot, you are the best of good fellows
The old man shifted in his chair but merely shook his head.
He shook the snow from his hat and clothes, and brushed it away from his face, while I was inwardly making these remarks.
He stopped and shook his head, and went on with a sigh.
Keeping his teeth locked in the hold he had got on her flimsy shift, he shook and dragged at her, all the while growling and scolding for her benefit and yelping a high clamour to bring Skipper or the mate.
This was battle a struggle against the hand that seized and shook him and thrust him away.
Each humble tavern by the water-side, had its group of uncouth figures round the hearth, who talked of vessels foundering at sea, and all hands lost; related many a dismal tale of shipwreck and drowned men, and hoped that some they knew were safe, and shook their heads in doubt.
The perspiration stood in beads upon his face, his knees knocked together, his every limb trembled, the power of articulation was quite gone; and there he stood, panting for breath, gazing on them with such livid ashy looks, that they were infected with his fear, though ignorant of its occasion, and, reflecting his dismayed and horror-stricken visage, stared back again without venturing to question him; until old John Willet, in a fit of temporary insanity, made a dive at his cravat, and, seizing him by that portion of his dress, shook him to and fro until his very teeth appeared to rattle in his head.
Then, as he shook his head, she went on: "Listen to me--if you git me you vill be glad of it.
Thornton shook his head and stepped to Buck's side.