1 Mammy carefully dropped the twelve yards of green sprigged muslin over the mountainous petticoats and hooked up the back of the tight, low-cut basque.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret MitcheGet Context In CHAPTER V
2 Startled at having callers at such an hour, Melanie, Scarlett and Aunt Pittypat roused themselves, hastily hooked their basques, smoothed their hair and descended to the parlor.
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3 He has a peculiar way of showing his dorsal hooked fin in swimming, which looks something like a Roman nose.
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4 From my forenoon watch below, I ascended to the overclouded deck; and there, dashed upon the main hatches, I saw a regal, feathery thing of unspotted whiteness, and with a hooked, Roman bill sublime.
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5 Into this hole, the end of the second alternating great tackle is then hooked so as to retain a hold upon the blubber, in order to prepare for what follows.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 67. Cutting In.
6 But already the sable wing was before the old man's eyes; the long hooked bill at his head: with a scream, the black hawk darted away with his prize.
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7 Without a word he rose and went down to the barn and hooked up his team.
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8 They had chains which they fastened about the leg of the nearest hog, and the other end of the chain they hooked into one of the rings upon the wheel.
9 Neither squeals of hogs nor tears of visitors made any difference to them; one by one they hooked up the hogs, and one by one with a swift stroke they slit their throats.
10 I noticed how clumsily her skirt was hooked at the back and how the heels of her cloth boots were trodden down all to one side.
11 He was a first-class agent, young, gentlemanly, a bit reserved, with a forked little beard and a hooked nose.
12 He stood there for a moment in the moonlight with his delicate hooked nose set a little askew, and his mica eyes glittering without a wink, then, with a curt Good night, he strode off.
13 I then stept over the building very conveniently from one stool to the other, and drew up the first after me with a hooked stick.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan SwiftGet Context In PART 1: CHAPTER IV.
14 They climbed high trees as nimbly as a squirrel, for they had strong extended claws before and behind, terminating in sharp points, and hooked.
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15 And while she closed with a happy Scriptural flourish, he "hooked" a doughnut.
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