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  • But though the servants chased and chevied, they could not get rid of the duck; for she circled round and round, and always came back to the spot where her children lay, crying:

    The Yellow Fairy Book

  • Still the hills to the west continued to rise, groaning, trembling, thrust up skyward by the welling of chaos from beneath, that chaos loosed and chevied earthward by the overmage.

    The White Order

  • To his left, Tonsar chevied a group back toward Nylan.

    The Chaos Balance

  • He chevied most back into the line with strokes from the flat of his blade.

    The Fire In His Hands

  • Ford of the folding knees chevied and chased himself around the nation, while Carter played Alexander, summoning Democratic Aristotles down to Plains to teach him a thing or two.

    Carter on His Own

  • There were telescopic views of the _Nemesis_ from some craft on orbit nearby, and he watched the officers and men of the _Victrix_ being disembarked; there were other views of their landing at some naval installation on the ground, and he could see reporters being chevied away by Navy ground-police.

    Space Viking

  • I had been told by the village hunters that there were no deer; that they had vanished long since, hounded and crusted and chevied out of season, till life was not worth the living.

    Secret of the Woods

  • For five minutes more she chevied him hither and yon through the trampled grass, driving him from water to bush and back again, jabbing him at every turn; till a rustle of leaves invited him, and he dashed blindly into thick underbrush, where her broad wings could not follow.

    Wood Folk at School

  • "Like as not we'll get into a free fight with the Windsorites when we get there, and be chevied off the ice," he complained.

    Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1902 to 1903

  • The soldiers, in a rage at being made to look foolish, had been waiting there for Mr Nathan with their belts; and my grandfather arrived in time to hear the wretched man howling for mercy, as they chevied him away over the moor under the lee of North Hessary and into the dusk.

    Corporal Sam and Other Stories

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