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  • When that airplane dipped it's nose to go low, I thought I heard a warning sound from the cock-pit come on at .48 seconds ... interesting aerial stocking!

    Bombing the High Country with Fish

  • Be it in the sporting arena or in the cock-pit of the House, if the referee is not perceived to be impartial the referee can not function.

    The Speaker: Bercow's boundaries | Editorial

  • So, Congress is going to rush the “cock-pit” and beat the hell out of the “pilot” that is driving this nation into disaster?

    Think Progress » Hastert: Supporters of Bush Iraq Policy ‘Show The Same Steely Resolve’ As United 93 Passengers

  • David Patton The front seats have a cock-pit like feel and the dashboard layout is typical.

    Mazda CX-9

  • Always take a bite of onion before speeding forth to battle, just as your patrons of the cock-pit give their birds a feed of garlic132 before they put them for the fight.

    Symposium

  • My fellow-mates bad no sooner despatched their business in the cock-pit, than, full of friendly concern, they came to visit me.

    The Adventures of Roderick Random

  • Upon this information I crawled down to the cock-pit, and acquainted Thompson with the affair, who, providing himself with bandages, etc, necessary for the occasion, went up to assist Mr. Morgan in the reduction of the dislocation.

    The Adventures of Roderick Random

  • Here we beheld a kind of cock-pit, around which a great many people, seeming of all ranks, but chiefly of the lower, were gathered, and in it we saw a dog destroy a great many rats in a very small period; and when the dog had destroyed the rats, we saw a fight between a dog and a bear, then a fight between two dogs, then ....

    Lavengro

  • He says that a hundred pounds would be no bad thing to be disbanded upon; for he wishes to take an inn at Swanton Morley, keep a cock-pit, and live respectably.

    Lavengro

  • I was now handed by him to the cock-pit of our match, where, as

    Fanny Hill: Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure

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