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  • So we committed it to this pestilent old woman, that she might give it to who should fine-draw it and return it to us; but from that time we have never set eyes on her again till this day.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • To the _prose_: -- The first in the volume is "the Sisters," a pathetic tale of about thirty pages, which a little of the fashionable affectation of some literary coxcombs might fine-draw over a brace of small octavos.

    The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 12, No. 340, Supplementary Number (1828)

  • The crone answered, "To-morrow, Inshallah -- an it please Allah the Most High -- I will bring him to thee, at the time of thy husband's going forth from thee, and he shall fine-draw it and depart forthwith."

    Arabian nights. English

  • (essential for flannels); to hem; to sew over; to bind; to sew on a button; to make a button-hole; to darn; and to fine-draw.

    The Art of Travel Shifts and Contrivances Available in Wild Countries

  • "But the other would show worse," said the widow; "and if you fine-draw it, not one person in ten will notice it.

    Can You Forgive Her?

  • “But the other would show worse,” said the widow; “and if you fine-draw it, not one person in ten will notice it.

    Can you forgive her?

  • So we committed it to this pestilent old woman, that she might give it to who should fine-draw it and return it to us; but from that time we have never set eyes on her again till this day. "

    Arabian nights. English

  • FN#494] Rejoined the old woman, "O my daughter, be not chagrined; for I have a son, a fine-drawer, and he, by thy life, shall fine-draw the holes and restore the turband-cloth as it was."

    Arabian nights. English

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