I've been picked over six years, but our family is known to be especially long lived.
It will be several days before she needs to be picked, or at least that is my judgment.
From the mouth of the vase a plant sprouted, slowly growing before their eyes until it became a beautiful bush, and on the topmost branch appeared the six-leaved clover which Ojo had unfortunately picked.
That will not be breaking the Law, for it is already picked, and the crime of picking it is forgiven.
When Tarzan had completed his repast he was about to rise and hurl a clean-picked
bone at the beast before he went his way, leaving the remains of his kill to Dango; but a sudden thought stayed him and instead he picked
up the carcass of the deer, threw it over his shoulder, and set off in the direction of the gulch.
Mac also developed a geological mania, and went tapping about at rocks and stones, discoursing wisely of "strata, periods, and fossil remains"; while Rose picked
up leaves and lichens, and gave him lessons in botany in return for his lectures on geology.
The little girl stood on tip-toe and picked
one of the nicest and biggest lunch-boxes, and then she sat down upon the ground and eagerly opened it.
It was enough to make a man eat his heart out to have to stand the kick and the cuff of every petty jack-in- office, to have rice to eat and water to drink, when that gorgeous fortune was ready for him outside, just waiting to be picked
I'm so glad you picked
tonight for a call," she said gaily.
Sealing schooner after sealing schooner we sighted and boarded, most of which were in search of lost boats, and most of which were carrying boats and crews they had picked
up and which did not belong to them.
You do not know that the message was in code, and in any case it was liable to be picked
up by any steamer within the circle.
Such a man is worse than a lunatic; prompted by his vicious, corrupted head, he no more knows what he is doing than this wretch of mine knew when I picked
his pocket of his watch and his purse of gold.