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Sticks

In auto sales, furniture put up as collateral on a loan for an automobile.
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Three fives he found in all, and two sticks over; and thus, at the end of it, he possessed as definite a knowledge of the number of sticks as would be possessed by the average white man by means of the single number SEVENTEEN.
One Ear strained the full length of the stick toward the intruder and whined with eagerness.
A very slight blow with the sticks will fetch blood, so that it is by no means a punishing pastime, if the men don't play on purpose and savagely at the body and arms of their adversaries.
The stick untied from Jerry's neck told the tale of her perfidy and incensed Lamai, who sprang between and deflected the blow with a stone poi-pounder that might have brained Jerry.
You remember Hall couldn't explain why he stuck that stick between Timothy McManus's legs in the foot race.
He made himself a sling with rubber bands and a forked stick and went off by himself to gather nuts.
This end of the stick rises about four inches above the surface of the water, the other end is planted between the jaws of the trap.
Same thing, only there was a whole lot of him left for me to bury, because he'd prepared only half a stick.
And he made a rush at me, with his stick lifted, and after him came the headman, grunting with rage.
But, tell me, Watson, what do you make of our visitor's stick.
At this instant there came into court two old men, one carrying a cane by way of a walking-stick, and the one who had no stick said, "Senor, some time ago I lent this good man ten gold-crowns in gold to gratify him and do him a service, on the condition that he was to return them to me whenever I should ask for them.
Before I could divine his plan, he was back at the entrance and savagely jabbing the stick in at us.

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