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  • Miss Marple, rather more shabbily dressed than was her custom (so lucky that she hadn't given away the old speckledy), was peering around her uncertainly when a young man came up to her.

    Twin Moons

  • One Confederate officer had a speckledy dog that could smell dem Yankees far off.

    Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves South Carolina Narratives, Part 2

  • How hard they worked to support their families, especially the red-headed and speckledy woodpeckers and flickers; digging, hammering on scaly bark and decaying trunks and branches from dawn to dark, coming and going at intervals of a few minutes all the livelong day!

    The Story of My Boyhood and Youth

  • The beautiful meadow lying warm in the spring sunshine, outspread between our lily-rimmed lake and the hill-slope that our shanty stood on, sent forth thirsty swarms of the little gray, speckledy, singing, stinging pests; and how tellingly they introduced themselves!

    The Story of My Boyhood and Youth

  • The bad news is that the speckledy pattern I chose doesn't show streaks, stains or food, which means that sometimes I'll run my hand over a forgotten corner and, well, just new baby niece?

    Rocks In My Dryer

  • The good news is that the speckledy pattern I chose doesn't show streaks, stains or food.

    Rocks In My Dryer

  • The good news is that the speckledy pattern I chose doesn't show streaks, stains or food.

    Rocks In My Dryer

  • As for their reluctance to fill a test tube and pop it in the deep freeze, I suspect word has gotten out that when that knock on the door comes in 18 years time, it will be from a speckledy youth holding their hands out wanting their university fees paid and a place in the Wanker’s Will.

    Cheeseburger Gothic » And another freebie… oops, scratch that… just another fail.

  • We had a tortoise-shell cat, an old Tom of great experience, who was so fond of lying under the stove in frosty weather that it was difficult even to poke him out with a broom; but when he saw and smelled that strange big fishy, black and white, speckledy bird, the like of which he had never before seen, he rushed wildly to the farther corner of the kitchen, looked back cautiously and suspiciously, and began to make a careful study of the handsome but dangerous-looking stranger.

    The Story of My Boyhood and Youth

  • "Missy did you ever hear dat old sayin ''bout folks gittin' speckledy when dey gits old?

    Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves Georgia Narratives, Part 2

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