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Usage examples for keeping

  1. He was keeping hid from the trail- I think because Raine was riding along, this morning, and he's following. – Sawtooth Ranch by B. M. Bower
  2. " I can see perfectly well that you're keeping something back from me. – Lalage's Lovers 1911 by George A. Birmingham
  3. " I shall know by the money he left for the house- keeping! – The Flight of the Shadow by George MacDonald
  4. I think he's keeping me on because he knows I'd have trouble getting any other job. – Penny Nichols and the Knob Hill Mystery by Joan Clark
  5. Therefore I went on again, making company of myself, and keeping my gun quite ready. – Lorna Doone, A Romance of Exmoor by R. D. Blackmore
  6. " Love has been keeping me a prisoner," said he, " I have got some money for you." – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  7. As it happened, George and Lady Harcourt were together, and Miss Baker was keeping watch with the sick man upstairs. – The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope
  8. I raised my head, and he walked round, keeping his eyes fixed upon me, and went away. – Incidents of Travel in Greece, Turkey, Russia, and Poland, 7th ed. Vol. 2 of 2 by John Lloyd Stephens
  9. An aunt has been keeping her. – Floyd Grandon's Honor by Amanda Minnie Douglas
  10. That's one idea of keeping square, Jerry, but it ain't mine. – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  11. " Anyhow," said Gorman, " I'm keeping in with Mrs. Ascher." – Gossamer 1915 by George A. Birmingham
  12. I have good reasons for keeping back; she is rich and I am poor. – A Woodland Queen, Complete by Andre Theuriet Last Updated: March 3, 2009
  13. Yes; I am keeping her as quiet as possible. – The Gloved Hand by Burton E. Stevenson
  14. How right it all is, she told herself- so entirely in keeping. – Penny Plain by Anna Buchan (writing as O. Douglas)
  15. But those boys on our right seem to be keeping their end up. – The First Hundred Thousand by Ian Hay
  16. This he did by going on foot, and keeping to the fields and woods. – Raiding with Morgan by Byron A. Dunn
  17. In safe keeping, Sire. – The Justice of the King by Hamilton Drummond
  18. You're keeping them all away from me; you know you are. – The Honour of the Clintons by Archibald Marshall
  19. Perhaps you have not read it in your house, and in any case there is no use in my keeping it. – The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett, Vol. 1 (of 2) 1845-1846 by Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett
  20. What are you keeping back, Mr. Libby? – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells
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