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Usage examples for rifling

  1. The ghastly indiscretion of Professor Deeping, in rifling a Moslem Sacristy, had led to the mutilation of many who, unwittingly, had touched the looted relic, had brought about his own end, had established a league of fantastic assassins in the heart of the metropolis. – The Quest of the Sacred Slipper by Sax Rohmer
  2. Not the rest are rifling, but they were the most impertinent, and I was so the rest are trifling, but they were the most impertinent, and I was so eloquence. – Checkmate by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  3. From far across vast summer seas, Rifling green marshes, bending trees, Driving cloud- shadows down the air, Keen breezes smote me here and there, Keen breezes crying, Why, why, why? – Poems by Elizabeth Stoddard
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