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  • He was ableejd, then, as the French say, to lie perdew, — going out at night, like a howl out of a hivy-bush, and returning in the daytime to his roast.

    The Memoirs of Mr. Charles J. Yellowplush

  • "Malkiel the First, who founded the _Almanac_, lay _perdew_ all his life."

    The Prophet of Berkeley Square

  • He was ableejd, then, as the French say, to lie perdew, -- going out at night, like a howl out of a hivy-bush, and returning in the daytime to his roast.

    The Memoirs of Mr. Charles J. Yellowplush

  • _alias_, who remains, as Madame always says, _perdew_, and who conducts his profession on honourable and business-like lines?

    The Prophet of Berkeley Square

  • “‘A mere baggytell,’ says I. ‘In fommer days I WAS equainted with that young woman; but haltered suckmstancies have sepparated us for hever, and mong cure is irratreevably perdew elsewhere.’

    The diary of C. Jeames De La Pluche, Esq., with his letters

  • a family that hitherto has dwelt apart, has lain as I may say _perdew_ beside the secret waters of the River Mouse?

    The Prophet of Berkeley Square

  • "'A mere baggytell, 'says I.' In fommer days I WAS equainted with that young woman; but haltered suckmstancies have sepparated us for hever, and mong cure is irratreevably perdew elsewhere. '

    Burlesques

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