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  • By the way, "Tas asked anxiously," you don't think he'd consider this trip 'galli - vanting,' do you?

    Dragons of a Fallen Sun

  • 'An' werry good veppings too, 'sez my feyther,' but vot might you be vanting vith me, Black Dan? '

    The Amateur Gentleman

  • Vell, she gets con-werted, and she's alvays napping 'er bib over me, -- as you'd say, piping' er eye, d'ye see? vanting me to turn honest and be con-werted too.

    The Amateur Gentleman

  • Vassya takes the watch, examines the mechanism for a long time, and wriggling and shrugging, says: "She can not be mended ... in vun veel two cogs are vanting ...."

    Love

  • Oh! you letil chaste Vanoos! you very vanting letil Diane, Diana, I believe you call her.

    Paris Lions and London Tigers

  • I am vanting you to pop over to my haus reit now and be giving me the body rub and be pushing your tank into my de-militarised zone where ze sun is not shining!

    British Blogs

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  • Going out. Perhaps from Fr. avant, in front.

    November 12, 2007