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  • I was troubled for him, and considered very like the temptation was too great, that he'd just fallen into it in a natural fit of rage at his disappointment, and that presently, when he came to his senses, he'd bitterly mourn such a hookem-snivey deed.

    The Torch and Other Tales

  • But God save your ass, Aiken Drum, if this is one of your hookem-snivey tricks! "

    The Golden Torc


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