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  • Sometimes it's a peevy carnivore with sharp teeth and claws.

    random thoughts on human behavior

  • In other news, on the news tonight they're talking about a two-foot-long American 'gator with eighty teeth and a peevy attitude who was found abandoned.

    Follow this link

  • I suspect the cat will be rather peevy when I come in the door.

    Persephone (the quick update)

  • And home to lovely sunrise, one of the awaited e-mails (la agent comes through!), a couple of blush-inducing fan letters, and a very peevy cat who demanded attention.

    Runaway, Jersey-style

  • I know, dear heart, that I am rather an impossible person, difficult to get on with and moody and peevy at times.

    Castles of Steel

  • But ever as he handled the peevy there stood before him the vision of the sweet-faced woman at the Rectory.

    The Fourth Watch

  • Together they moved on their way up the road, Stephen carrying his peevy upon his shoulder.

    The Fourth Watch

  • The work of the drivers was done, and the last peevy had been tossed with

    The Fourth Watch

  • So day by day he kept to his task, and not until the last log had shot safely into the boom in the creek below did he throw down his peevy.

    The Fourth Watch

  • Somehow they reached the boulder; somehow they plied ax or iron-hooked peevy, while the unstable, foam-lapped platform rocked beneath their feet.

    Vane of the Timberlands

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