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  • I darted like a red-shank round the next corner out of sight of both policemen, and looked for a method of escape.

    My Adventures as a Spy

  • And for serving-men, there has mony a red-shank cam over the Tweed wi 'his master's wallet on his shoulders, that now rustles it wi' his six followers behind him.

    The Fortunes of Nigel

  • And for serving-men, there has mony a red-shank cam over the Tweed wi’ his master’s wallet on his shoulders, that now rustles it wi’ his six followers behind him.

    The Fortunes of Nigel

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