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  • To see how this draggletailed war will end, let us consult the Soviet playbook, which has become ours.

    Geoffrey Wawro: Afghanistan: The End Is Near, and We've Been There Before

  • To see how this draggletailed war will end, let us consult the Soviet playbook, which has become ours.

    Geoffrey Wawro: Afghanistan: The End Is Near, and We've Been There Before

  • Then drunken father and draggletailed mother had faded from the scene, and the boy had been left to a life of odd jobs and fleeting patrons.

    The Path of the King

  • I shall make a duchess of this draggletailed guttersnipe.

    Pygmalion

  • a wheen sketching souls, that ye may see perched like craws on every craig in the country, e'en working at your ain trade, Maister Francie; forby men that had been in foreign parts, or said they had been there, whilk is a 'ane, ye ken; and maybe twa or three draggletailed misses, that wear my Leddy Penelope's follies when she has dune wi' them, as her queans of maids wear her second-hand claithes.

    St. Ronan's Well

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