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  • Mr. Pike was apprehensive of a shot from ambush, and it was not until after a scrutiny of several minutes that he put his pistol into his side coat-pocket and snarled for'ard:


  • He dipped into a side coat-pocket for the mintage of the Solomons and stripped off a stick from the handful of pressed sticks.


  • As for the mate, he ducked in behind the sheltering jiggermast, and even as he ducked his left hand dipped into his side coat-pocket, so that when he had gained shelter it was coming out with a fresh clip of cartridges.


  • He pawed over his food-scraps, debated, then drew a twelve-ounce druggist bottle from his inside coat-pocket.


  • With a swift dip of his hand into his inside coat-pocket he scattered out in a wealth of profusion on the cabin table all the papers, sealed and stamped, that he had collected in forty-five years of voyaging, the latest date of which was five years back.


  • His uncle slipped his hand into the coat-pocket and found the notebook at once.


  • He buttoned his precious note-book into his coat-pocket.


  • I was lying on the sofa, with a book and a wine-glass, at about that time, when the door opened, and a gentleman in a stiff cravat, within a year or two on either side of thirty, entered, in his hat and gloves; walked up to the looking-glass; arranged his hair; took off his gloves; slowly produced a measure from the uttermost depths of his coat-pocket; and requested me, in a languid tone, to

    American Notes for General Circulation

  • I put the Magazine in my coat-pocket, and left him and the podesta.


  • Archie felt that the letter — a letter from a Russian spy addressed positively to himself — gave him already diplomatic rank, and he kept it as a treasure in his breast coat-pocket.

    The Claverings


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