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creeps

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It is the same woman, I know, for she is always creeping, and most women do not creep by daylight.
CHEVELEY comes out and creeps stealthily towards the writing-table.
For five or six minutes the arrow creeps from 6700 to 7300.
As soon as the water has drained off, he creeps up the little creeks that men think would not hide a dog, and there he waits.
Then you'll understand what it is to be treated like this--" It gave him the creeps now to remember it.
Irreverence for the dreams of youth" soon creeps like a killing frost upon our hearts.
The fire glows brightly on the panelled wall and palely on the window-glass, where, through the cold reflection of the blaze, the colder landscape shudders in the wind and a grey mist creeps along, the only traveller besides the waste of clouds.
Nothing walks, or creeps, or grows, or exists, which must not in turn arise and walk before him as exponent of his meaning.
Do you really mean that you do not know that the Sagoths are the creatures of the Mahars--the mighty Mahars who think they own Pellucidar and all that walks or grows upon its surface, or creeps or burrows beneath, or swims within its lakes and oceans, or flies through its air?
Who is it," he asked, "that creeps upon Tarzan of the Apes, like a hungry lion out of the darkness?
He creeps up behind her, you know, and then lets go.
It is the maudlin sentiment which creeps like corruption through the body of a dying country.