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  • The ferret-faced Murtagh helped me, tearing strips of linen, fetching more water, and lifting the patient up to have the dressing tied on, Jamie being strictly forbidden to move himself, despite his grumbling that he was perfectly all right.

    Sick Cycle Carousel

  • Even if they could get the ferret-faced fool back into the Senate, its still not clear to me how they'd spin the coming indictments.

    GOP's Spin On Coleman Reaches New Heights

  • After enough time had gone by for me to carefully check out all the equipment and supplies in the room twice, the ferret-faced woman came in claiming to be the doctor.

    Dr. Cuckoo-Head, I Presume? « XUP

  • My friend replied that she was bony and pallid and ferret-faced.

    Ferule & Fescue

  • My friend replied that she was bony and pallid and ferret-faced.

    Archive 2007-11-01

  • A few feet away Cornelius Hickey, the caulker's mate, barely five feet tall, beady-eyed and ferret-faced, was pulling his suspenders into place.

    The Terror

  • It was ferret-faced Cornelius Hickey who came to Crozier late on Friday night with the request.

    The Terror

  • Collective heads turned as a ferret-faced, pale-skinned man in a dark suit and a purple silk shirt unbuttoned too low, came through the crowd carrying a cardboard box.

    Angels and Outlaws

  • I see women marrying indiscriminately with staring burgesses and ferret-faced, white-eyed boys, and men dwell in contentment with noisy scullions, or taking into their lives acidulous vestals.

    Virginibus Puerisque and other papers

  • He set it on the shoulders of a ferret-faced demon who was about to squish a butterfly under his foot.

    Up In A Heaval

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