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  • v. become brisk


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  • He drove us to work fitting the pike heads and stowing them in the loft, and then had Stevens call a drill parade; we'd been getting slack in his absence, he said, and must brisk up directly, for the time was coming when we must prove ourselves in earnest.

    Flashman and the angel of the lord


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