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  • v. transport to a destiny through pipes
  • v. bring in through pipes


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  • A distinct vision presented itself to me of Bill and his cart, from which dangled the sanguinary exuviæ of defunct animals, – while in front the said Bill sat enthroned, dirty-clad, and dirty-handed, with his pipe in his mouth.

    John Halifax, Gentleman

  • Seized with fury, he stood up and contemplated breaking the pipe in half.

    Captain Corelli's Mandolin

  • He held it for her, and from time to time she took it from him, pulling long draws from the pipe in between mouthfuls of food.

    Renegade's Magic

  • On an international level it was the coun - terpart of the new emphasis of patriotism over Party loyalties which was inspiring the citizens of the Soviet Union; class warfare and revolution were played down, and in their place were depicted two fresh images: the brave Red Army man, personification of a country steadfast in battle; and that of "Uncle Joe," pipe in mouth, the epitome of trustiness in conduct and negotiation.


  • Old Captain Carter, corn-cob pipe in mouth, and stumping loudly on his wooden leg, was approaching down the road from the village.

    The Slipper Point Mystery

  • When he accepted, she rang for a servant, who appeared with churchwarden pipe in hand and bare feet on which the hair had been combed upward.

    Hokas Pokas

  • Did you know that every corncob pipe in the western hemisphere comes from this town?

    Prayers To Broken Stones

  • "None of the incidents involved the pipe in the ground—the integrity of Keystone is sound," Girling said.

    TransCanada Restarts Keystone Pipeline

  • Another tradition, while she was eating her sweets, was for him to smoke half a pipe in the entrance-hall, where he had a vague look at the posters advertising the films that were coming.

    Maigret has Scruples

  • My father came in late that evening; he looked tired and uneasy, and instead of going to bed, though it was after nine o'clock, sat down to his pipe in the chimney-corner.

    John Halifax, Gentleman


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