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  • The tester then placed the toy just beyond the poor little mite's reach behind a clear, plastic container.

    Family under the microscope

  • The silver is believed to fatally affect the dust mite's digestive processes, says author Archim Neumayr , a paid scientific adviser to Wenatex Das Schlafsystem GmbH of Salzburg, Austria, which sells the mattress.

    Silver Lining to Fighting Germs

  • Fortunately the 8 year old was brought crashing back to earth (metaphorically) by an adult from the same football club (but not the same team I trust) who bettered the mite's score by about a 100.

    Archive 2006-09-01

  • Pigs could eat almost anything, but once Kiki had eaten the thin flesh from the wizard mite's bones, and the brain from its bone box, she turned canny and slippery.

    In Celebration Of Lammas Night

  • Sula woke one morning to discover that the man mite's cloak was gone from where she had hung it on a peg by the door.

    In Celebration Of Lammas Night

  • It was amazing how both of them had made that immediate assumption of the poor little mite's gender.

    River God

  • Less than 30 light-years 'travelm-a mite's leap in the galaxy.

    Inconstant Star

  • I sat in a small, mean little cabin on our coast some time ago while a trained nurse from New York washed a sick baby and taught the mother how to save the poor little mite's life.

    What the Church Means to Me A Frank Confession and a Friendly Estimate by an Insider

  • "Well, let it be then," replied she, accepting this amende and setting to work gathering together the mite's goods and chattels that were still lying on the floor of the waiting-room -- with the exception of the kitten, which he had himself again assumed the proprietorship of and now held tightly in his arms, even as he was clasped by Jupp and elevated above the porter's shoulder.

    Teddy The Story of a Little Pickle

  • Before the last knot of the bundle was untied by the mite's busy fingers there crawled out a tiny tortoise-shell kitten, with its diminutive little tail erect like a young bottle-brush, which gave vent to a "phiz - phit," as if indignant at its long confinement, and then proceeded to rub itself against Jupp's leg, with a purring mew on recognising a friend.

    Teddy The Story of a Little Pickle

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