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  • Try going on a 2 day small game hunt stay out in the woods in a COMFORTABLE tent of a cabin if you have access to one ... you can cook your catchings for supper and you have an great place and time to talk about they day, what she liked, what she didnt, what she thought about get a feel if she enjoyed it or not.

    Alright boys i need your opinion. My girlfriend is wanting to go hunting and actually shoot something.

  • At length, after several droppings asleep, and fallings forward towards the bars, and catchings backward soon enough to prevent being branded in the face, Mr. Dowler made up his mind that he would throw himself on the bed in the back room and think — not sleep, of course.

    The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club

  • Tremble! for where that is the case with mortals, the threads of their destinies are difficult to disentangle; knottings and catchings occur — sudden breaks leave damage in the web.

    Villette

  • But all that was as nothing when the boats arrived and laughing negroes threw hundreds upon hundreds of oranges up onto the deck, making a game of catchings out of it, white teeth flashing in ebony faces.

    Morgan’s Run

  • I went back, and with tears and catchings of the breath I repeated the message.

    Harper's Young People, November 4, 1879 An Illustrated Weekly

  • From ten to eleven the sea increased in violence, the waves now dashing entirely over the turret, blinding the eyes, and causing quick catchings of the breath, as they swept against us.

    Sanders' Union Fourth Reader

  • If these leaves are masticated in the mouth they will induce pains like a stitch between the ribs at the side, with the sharp catchings of neuralgic rheumatism.

    Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure

  • Against accidental catchings in machinery, the trousers were narrow and tucked into ten-inch soft leather boots, and the wide leather belt had flat loops for the attachment of special equipment.

    Space Tug

  • So Norah, with many catchings of the breath, told them all about the

    A Little Bush Maid

  • Throughout these rites (they were rites both in spirit and in manner) he was subject to little catchings of the breath, half gulp, half sigh.

    Seventeen

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