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  • "Want to go for an automobile ride, kiddies?" called Limpy-toes.

    Grand-Daddy Whiskers, M.D.

  • On the very day that these wolves lost their Endangered Species protection, a crippled wolf named "Limpy," one of the most photographed wolves in Yellowstone's famous Druid Peak pack, was shot to death when he ventured outside the park.

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • The great leaders of this insurrection were Tyee John and his brother "Limpy," Rogue River Indians, and John was one of the greatest, bravest and most resourceful warriors this continent has produced.

    Reminiscences of a Pioneer

  • The boys had about exhausted their vocabulary of words that express delight, in examining the many things of interest shown by "Limpy" Wallace, who was a cripple, and had to use a crutch, he being also a great admirer of Hugh Morgan, whom he considered in the light of a hero.

    The Chums of Scranton High on the Cinder Path

  • "Limpy" was the most strenuous; he was in favour of their all going out that moment and storming the jail.

    Caesar or Nothing

  • Two women and four men fell dead; the wounded, among whom was "Limpy," were taken to the hospital, and only one person was lucky enough to escape.

    Caesar or Nothing

  • The audience applauded everything "Limpy" said, and when he finished they hailed him with shouts and cheers.

    Caesar or Nothing

  • "Limpy," "Furibis," and the other hysterical ones gathered at the tavern and agreed to set fire to the monastery of la Peña.

    Caesar or Nothing

  • The note had been given by "Limpy," with his ingenuousness and his appealing quality, and by the doctor with the violence of his words.

    Caesar or Nothing

  • Elinor and Dennie, Trench, "Limpy," the crippled student, and Victor Burleigh were all on the home-stretch of their senior year.

    A Master's Degree

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