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  • When you're not watching the ball, look at: Those blue-jerseyed pass rushers.

    Calm and Cool, Totally Confident

  • Nonessential personnel had been evacuated from the level, leaving only the scores of injured lying supine on the deck and their attendant crowd of blue-jerseyed doctors, para-medics, and nurses kneeling beside them.

    Reap the Whirlwind

  • It consisted of strings of onions, such as the blue-jerseyed men from across the sea sometimes brought to Wherton, but these were withered and dry, in some cases rotten.

    The White Mountains

  • A line over the side brought up two big buckets of fish, and these were followed by two blue-jerseyed men who scrambled up easily enough despite their sea-aoots.

    Hornblower And The Hotspur

  • The blue-jerseyed figures with the white Y would tumble through the gate and spread out on the field; the stands would rise to them with a roar of joyous welcome that would raise the very skies -- Y-a-l-e!

    Football Days Memories of the Game and of the Men behind the Ball

  • As "Mac" had, in the old days, smashed his way through the opposing line of blue-jerseyed giants on the football field, and as he now plowed through the laurel and rhododendron, so had he won his way to the forefront of the younger generation of his profession until, at the age of thirty-five, he had become recognized as one of the most able children's specialists in America.

    'Smiles' A Rose of the Cumberlands

  • The ball slammed into action, but had barely zigzagged halfway down the field when a blue-jerseyed Perivian tripped a black-striped Panaguran.

    Tales of Ten Worlds

  • There on every hand go the gallant shapes of vessels -- the _James L. Morgan_, dour little tug, shoving two barges; _Themistocles_, at anchor, with the blue and white Greek colours painted on her rusty flank; the _Comanche_ outward bound for Galveston (I think); the _Ascalon_, full-rigged ship, with blue-jerseyed sailormen out on her bowsprit snugging the canvas.

    Shandygaff

  • He was a heavy-set, upstanding, blue-jerseyed figure, lithe and as spry on his feet as a cat.

    Sheila of Big Wreck Cove A Story of Cape Cod

  • The fixed eyes came out of their trance-like study and took in the blue-jerseyed, energetic figure that worked so actively at the knotted hemp.

    The Tidal Wave and Other Stories

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