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LIMP

["Messages in Typed Languages", J. Hunt et al, SIGPLAN Notices 14(1):27-45 (Jan 1979)].
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The snow was flying more thickly, and White Fang, whimpering softly to himself as he stumbled and limped along, came upon a fresh trail in the snow.
The hair hung down, limp and draggled, or matted with dried blood where Hal's club had bruised him.
THEY limped painfully down the bank, and once the foremost of the two men staggered among the rough-strewn rocks.
They had hit the trail sixteen hours on end that day, the dogs had come in too tired to fight among themselves or even snarl, and Kama had perceptibly limped the last several miles; yet Daylight was on trail next morning at six o'clock.
He still found time to read a great deal, to ride, and to take long, rambling walks, for, in spite of his limp, he was a great walker and could go twenty or thirty miles.
"Everybody has been so good and kind, Marilla," sighed Anne happily, on the day when she could first limp across the floor.
With those words she limped off on the way to Cobb's Hole.
A man who had been soaked in water, and smothered in mud, and lamed by stones, and cut by flints, and stung by nettles, and torn by briars; who limped, and shivered, and glared and growled; and whose teeth chattered in his head as he seized me by the chin.
He fell with force upon the ground and limped away, howling dreadfully.
Sullenly taking the offered lantern, old Fleece limped across the deck to the bulwarks; and then, with one hand dropping his light low over the sea, so as to get a good view of his congregation, with the other hand he solemnly flourished his tongs, and leaning far over the side in a mumbling voice began addressing the sharks, while Stubb, softly crawling behind, overheard all that was said.
I hobbled two blocks to the house and limped into the kitchen.
One of the Fire-Men was the wizened old hunter who limped.