hop-step-and-jump love



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  • n. an athletic contest in which a competitor must perform successively a hop and a step and a jump in continuous movement


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  • I will call for these Richardsons when I go back to Haddington: I like their hop-step-and-jump over ceremony, their oblivion in the enthusiasm of the moment that we had 'belonged to different circles'

    Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle

  • A deceased friend, who was a fellow-apprentice with me, used often to express his surprise that, after such a hop-step-and-jump perusal, I knew as much of the book as he had been able to acquire from reading it in the usual manner.

    Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Volume I (of 10)


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