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  • Fretted a little as K had unexpectedly decided to go elsewhere and hadn't mentioned it to me, and then there was some interesting thoughts on, possibly being stranded out and not being able to get home, but all was sorted.

    August 20th, 2006

  • There's a nice photo of Leadbelly's Stella on one of the last pages of George Gruhn's book Acoustic Guitars & Other Fretted Instruments.

    The Annotated "Stella Blue"

  • Fretted as he was with his absence, Varney received his profligate servant with a rebuke of unusual bitterness.

    Kenilworth

  • "Fretted hisself to sleep, yer reverence," said Hailes, in accents of parental concern.

    For the term of his natural life

  • Fretted lamps cast a gentle glow, and white-clad attendants moved on hushed feet.

    Kushiel's Avatar

  • Fretted and ashamed of myself, I hurried from the house, and, returning home, rushed to my room, fell upon my knees, and implored my Father to inflict at once the punishment due to lukewarmness and apostasy.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine — Volume 53, No. 327, January, 1843

  • Fretted by the pain, he plunged into the wilderness to hide like a wounded deer.

    The Bacillus of Beauty A Romance of To-day

  • Fretted by the proximity of the galloping horses, her own horse reared impatiently, but Diana pulled him in, turning in her saddle to watch the Arabs pass, her breath coming quick with excitement.

    The Sheik

  • Fretted with sands and rocks, and swept by the wind of the desert,

    Elson Grammar School Literature v4

  • Fretted things of fairness brought from far-off ways.

    The Translations of Beowulf A Critical Bibliography

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