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  • Burrowing into his bunk and disrupting it in his eagerness, he secured a writing-pad and pencil, and sitting down at the table, began to write with swiftness and certitude.

    THE FAITH OF MEN

  • I found ballpoint and writing-pad, and sat down to make the list of dates the vicar wanted.

    Rose cottage

  • I found ballpoint and writing-pad, and sat down to make the list of dates the vicar wanted.

    Rose cottage

  • "Strange-looking boy, that, for an Indian," remarked a man in a draggled mackinaw jacket, who now and then pulled out a writing-pad and took down notes.

    The "Fuzziness" of Hoockla-Heen

  • Grant strapped himself in the pilot's seat and pulled~ out a writing-pad.

    Breaking Strain

  • When the last figures on Grant's writing-pad had been checked and rechecked, the calculation was still not quite complete.

    Breaking Strain

  • I took up the writing-pad which was on her bedside locker and printed in my best capitals EGLENTYNE and EGLANTINE.

    Here Lies Gloria Mundy

  • A mild-looking man in plain clothes gave me a seat opposite him at a table, drew a writing-pad towards himself, took up a ballpoint and said, with what I thought (with even worse misgivings than before) was a kind of gruesome cheerfulness, ‘Well, now, sir, let’s get down to the nitty-gritty, shall we?

    Here Lies Gloria Mundy

  • Laura, seated in the car with the nine-penny writing-pad on her knee, scribbled busily.

    My Bones Will Keep

  • Then she placed the note inside her writing-pad in readiness for when she meant to use it.

    Summer Term At St Clare's

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