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  • Il serait bete de louper un poste de plusieurs mois a cause d'un contrat de quelques semaines.

    pinku-tk Diary Entry

  • The blacke louper. the body of blacke wull & lappyd abowte wyth the herle of the pecok tayle: & the wynges of the redde capon wt a blewe heed.

    Philocrites: It's Friday: Time for Middle English cooking!

  • Every liege subject is bound to speak the whole truth to the king, but there is nae reciprocity of obligation — and for Steenie having been whiles a dike-louper at a time, is it for you, who are his goldsmith, and to whom,

    The Fortunes of Nigel

  • The growling voice of Balmawhapple was heard as taking leave in displeasure, but the word ‘land-louper’ alone was distinctly audible.

    Waverley

  • At length, therefore, three tailors fell in with each other, the two eldest of whom thought they had done so many dexterous bits of work successfully that they could not fail to succeed in this also; the third was a little useless land-louper, who did not even know his trade, but thought he must have some luck in this venture, for where else was it to come from?

    Household Tales

  • It was still hard for him to shift into anything as small as a louper, and he needed something that could protect itself.

    The Elvenbane

  • A terrible, molten pressure rose in her chest, her eyes misted with a red haze, and she heard herself growling like an enraged louper.

    The Elvenbane

  • If she could find and be accepted by a louper-pack, she wouldn't need to worry about finding food or water.

    The Elvenbane

  • Aweel, he was a bog-louper, and wild, wild at that, but he fell in wi 'some south-country lady -- a cousin o' his ain, that stopped for years at Scaurdale -- a young thing that was feart to haud the man, but fond o 'him too.

    The McBrides A Romance of Arran

  • It wad look unco-like, I thought, just to be sent out on a hunt-the-gowk errand wi’ a land-louper like that.

    Chapter XLV

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