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  • He would walk out and draw water from the well, gaze at his reflection in the surface, and say “Good to see you, Spyros.”

    Lord of the Silver Bow

  • Page 57 but I suppose they are like Ham, they draw water and hew wood for Shem and Japeth's race.

    My life and travels,

  • Grizzled farmers, shaggy mountain men, young girls on the way to draw water from a spring, slaves barely free from their chains, fat landowners too slow to run from the rebels: these would have been Spartacuss eyes and ears in the Italian countryside.

    The Spartacus War

  • They have a water-house and a water mill to turn ye water in deep Leaden tubbs or Cisterns for their use: there are wells in some streetes to draw water by a hand wheele for ye Common use of the town.

    Through England on a Side Saddle in the Time of William and Mary

  • Waked about 4 o'clock with my wife, having a looseness, and peoples coming in the yard to the pump to draw water several times, so that fear of this day's fire made me fearful, and called Besse and sent her down to see, and it was Griffin's maid for water to wash her house.

    The Diary of Samuel Pepys, Aug/Sep 1664

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