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  • He urged Sunset to his fastest with shouts and slaps of a light twig he carried instead of a riding-crop, but his thoughts went from chaos to incoherence.

    red dust

  • No wonder nice ladies in Dusseldorf ushered their aryan angel children away from us, and that nice black-leather-clad man in Berlin smiled and waggled his riding-crop so saucily.

    intoxicating, in any language...

  • “Shut up, you old fool,” she whispered irrelevantly, and, leaning over, she patted him lazily with her riding-crop.

    This Side of Paradise

  • Grame chuckled and walked back to his forge, returning with a slender riding-crop.

    Ironhand's Daughter

  • These, with riding-gloves and a riding-crop, constitute the regular riding-dress for a young man.

    The Book of Good Manners; a Guide to Polite Usage for All Social Functions

  • Then, for the first time, he seemed to become aware of their presence, and making a pitiful attempt to dissemble his condition and assume a smart, erect military carriage he waved his riding-crop at them by way of salutation.

    The Luck of the Mounted A Tale of the Royal Northwest Mounted Police

  • "I fancy not," he said as he gathered hat, gloves and riding-crop.

    The Spanish Chest

  • She came carefully down the stair to find Mr. Max seated on the big black oak settle, his hat and riding-crop beside him and Mr.. Trott arranging her table before the fire.

    The Spanish Chest

  • Touching his riding-crop to his hat in response to Win's thanks, he turned into a side street where a young man mounted on a handsome horse sat holding the bridle of another.

    The Spanish Chest

  • Rising a little in her stirrups, her riding-crop uplifted to emphasize her burning words, her cheeks on fire, her eyes shining, her hair blowing under her three-cornered hat, she had clearly and crisply challenged the patriotism of the speaker, and she had presented to Ralph's appreciative eyes a picture which he was never to forget.

    The Tin Soldier

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