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  • One helping factor would be if trucks could carry their full-weight capacity instead of going out with a partial load.

    Hauling Hunks

  • “Will you herd the cattle well?” and, while the latter give an affirmative response, the men rush forward to them, and each aims a full-weight blow at the back of one of the boys.

    Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa

  • On his last visit to Gebel Nagara Hilto had brought with him a full-weight war bow.

    Warlock

  • “We have to call in the old coins and replace them with full-weight good coins.”

    The Virgin's Lover

  • Lady Back at the Blue Demesnes, Stile uninvoked the spells, became visible and full-weight, and turned Neysa out to graze.

    Blue Adept

  • I guess it needed looking after, for the whole thing tumbled over on him, coming down full-weight on his right foot.

    Betty Gordon in Washington

  • For Uncle Charlie, it developed, had been helping move a barrel of mixed-pickles in the grocery department of his store, and the barrel had fallen full-weight upon his foot and broken his big toe.

    Missy

  • Years ago, when her Danny had had his accident and her world had seemed to turn upside down until it rested, full-weight, upon her poor shoulders, her "blessing" had been Miss Lewis at the settlement.

    Red-Robin

  • Sometimes, when talking, he will move his fingers, gradually close them into a fist, and then, suddenly opening them, utter a good, full-weight word.

    Reminiscences of Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

  • So, bearing his full-weight marching kit, he walked up and down, between the _baracques_, dogged and defiant.

    The Backwash of War The Human Wreckage of the Battlefield as Witnessed by an American Hospital Nurse

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