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The dressing-rooms emptied and the ballet-girls, crowding around Sorelli like timid sheep around their shepherdess, made for the foyer through the ill-lit passages and staircases, trotting as fast as their little pink legs could carry them.
At a word from Zobeida, Sadie and Amina took the basket from the porter, who was glad enough to be relieved from its weight; and when it was emptied, paid him handsomely for its use.
McGregor emptied out a sackful of lawn mowings right upon the top of the sleeping Flopsy Bunnies
I do not know," said the servant, "but the housemaid is in Mademoiselle Valentine's room: perhaps she has emptied them.
So the Wizard unfastened his head and emptied out the straw.
During the cat's absence the mouse cleaned the house, and put it in order, but the greedy cat entirely emptied the pot of fat.
Daylight ranged alongside of him and emptied Carmack's sack into a blower.
This stream in which he stood was a feeder to the Coppermine River, which in turn flowed north and emptied into Coronation Gulf and the Arctic Ocean.
Thomas Wildfang snatched it out of his hand, and emptied it at a draught.
He emptied the contents of another test-tube into it, and almost instantly it became clear and sparkling.