1 As he spoke, his nimble fingers were flying here, there, and everywhere, feeling, pressing, unbuttoning, examining, while his eyes wore the same far-away expression which I have already remarked upon.
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2 The best known among them was a small fat pig named Squealer, with very round cheeks, twinkling eyes, nimble movements, and a shrill voice.
3 The thieves, however, were too nimble for him, and again secured both the bag and the trusty Gurth.
4 She came in March, alone, driving herself in a nimble two-seater.
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5 The old man died last year from a fall; eighty-three, he was, an nimble as a lad.
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6 Hilda arrived in good time on Thursday morning, in a nimble two-seater car, with her suit-case strapped firmly behind.
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7 The hours were living and nimble.
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8 And if he were not lively about it, if he did not go with a nimble hop-skip-and-jump, then Tashtego had an ungentlemanly way of accelerating him by darting a fork at his back, harpoon-wise.
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9 Into this twilight apartment sundry nimble hands keep coiling away the long blanket-piece as if it were a great live mass of plaited serpents.
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10 WHEN SPRING CAME, AFTER that hard winter, one could not get enough of the nimble air.
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11 'See that you don't forget to,' said Mrs. Harling sceptically, as she took up her crocheting again and sent the hook in and out with nimble fingers.
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12 She was a nimble little needlewoman, and they were finished before anyone got tired of them.
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13 Her aged knees became young again and her feet were nimble for joy as she went up to her mistress and bent over her head to speak to her.
14 Mrs. Reed looked up from her work; her eye settled on mine, her fingers at the same time suspended their nimble movements.
15 They are prodigiously nimble from their infancy.
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