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  • I put my arms around her and hold her while she shakes with wrenching sobs that make me half-sick too.

    The Other Side of Dark

  • Found some of the asses and loads lying at the difficult places in the road, and often two loads with only one half-sick soldier to guard them.

    The Journal of a Mission to the Interior of Africa, in the Year 1805

  • Deet used to think he could read all day if he had a chance, but once he did, and it made him feel half-sick and woozy.

    DO NOT PASS GO

  • We sat there, drunk and hot and half-sick, lying on our sides like dying dogs.

    I Forgot We Were Late Bloomers

  • I came to you half-sick after a difficult lunch at Armonville and you kept me waiting until it was too late in front of the Guaranty Trust.

    A Life in Letters

  • Sometimes Angela and I would be at each other like we'd just met and at others we'd both be half-sick of each other.

    The Little Mornings

  • On leaving her, he was usually half-sick from excitement, bearing her a grudge, angry with himself, filled with many painful and intoxicating sensations.

    The Man Who Was Afraid

  • Every muscle ached, her head pounded, and she felt half-sick.

    Ship Of Destiny

  • Jody had been driving the truck around the ranch for almost a year now, and Jett listened to it pull out a little numbly, still winded and half-sick with shock.

    Wild Blood

  • I was mad at myself for not seeing the anticline and madder at Carson, and half-sick about what was going to happen when Big Brother saw that log.

    Futures Imperfect

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