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  • The French dug-outs possessed one unique quality; they were decorated as only a Frenchman could decorate them, with most wonderful designs in pokerwork, which were always objects of the greatest interest to our visitors.

    The Sherwood Foresters in the Great War 1914 - 1919 History of the 1/8th Battalion

  • In his own lifetime some of his poems travelled far beyond the bounds of the reading public, beyond the world of school prize-days, Boy Scout singsongs, limp-leather editions, pokerwork and calendars, and out into the yet vaster world of the music halls.

    Rudyard Kipling

  • I got my name day presents to-day because they are things for the journey: a black travelling satchel with a black leather belt, and ½ a dozen mourning handkerchiefs with a narrow black border, and an outfit for pokerwork, and a huge bag of sweets for the journey from Hella.

    A Young Girl's Diary

  • If you cannot reply in the affirmative to two of these queries, then take up pokerwork, or oratory, or fiction, or nursing, but leave journalism alone.

    Journalism for Women A Practical Guide

  • I got my name day presents to-day because they are things for the journey: a black travelling satchel with a black leather belt, and half a dozen mourning handkerchiefs with a narrow black border, and an outfit for pokerwork, and a huge bag of sweets for the journey from

    A Young Girl's Diary

  • (Oct 09 2008 21: 39 GMT) 1930s card box, hand decorated with pokerwork design of crinoline lady with fan, flowers and butterfly.

    We Blog A Lot

  • Instead, she relies on a limited stock of facts, bright generalities and pokerwork maxims, all as familiar and well-worn as old pennies.

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