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  • FEATHERS FLY AT FEMINIST FRACAS, says the paper.†   (source)
  • We could do pushups all night long and there was a healthy, vigorous glow to our group, an essential vitality as we prepared ourselves for the fracas.†   (source)
  • Then a burly man came through the door, still scowling from the fracas.†   (source)
  • After the noise subsided above, I saw that it was past noon and at the same time realized that both the fornication and the fracas had in some urgent, vicarious way made me incredibly hungry, as if I had actually partaken in whatever had taken place up there.†   (source)
  • No cause was cited for the fracas.†   (source)
  • Wednesday afternoon, Reich went over to Melody Lane in the heart of the theatrical district and called on Psych-Songs, Inc. It was run by a clever young woman who had written some brilliant jingles for his sales division and some devastating strike-breaking songs for Propaganda back when Monarch needed everything to smash last year's labor fracas.†   (source)
  • The fracas made us lose track of time and thus, we were five minutes late, sir.†   (source)
  • Robert Piguet's Fracas, and Calypso and Visa and Bandit.†   (source)
  • When the girl came out of the door he was trying to ward off the charges of the wheelchair with his foot while we stood on the edge of the fracas cheering one guy or the other.†   (source)
  • I had begun the day all feisty, unconquerable, and eager for the fracas; I had ended it timorously, defeated by a superior strategy.†   (source)
  • Pig, Mark, Tradd, and I began fighting as a team, moving from fracas to fracas, as the combatants spread out across the beach.†   (source)
  • I heard myself groan, clearly audible above the harangue, and it occurred to me that this dreadful assault on Sophie had weirdly identical resonances to those of the fracas in which I had first glimpsed him acting out his implacable enmity, the scenes distinguished one from the other mainly by the tone of voice—fortissimo that evening weeks ago, now singularly level and restrained but no less sinister.†   (source)
  • Two or three people who were not there during the fracas poked their heads in at the door to sympathize but that made Mrs. Turner madder.†   (source)
  • From the right came the noise of a terrific fracas.†   (source)
  • And at the beginning of the whole fracas I said—I've said right along—that we ought to have entered the war the minute Germany invaded Belgium.†   (source)
  • And it may be hard to believe, but the next hour was consumed by the inexhaustible intellectual fracas that grew out of Herr Settembrini's harmless, though flamboyant remarks.†   (source)
  • It was a Polish affair, a fracas of honor, which arose in the bosom of the Polish contingent that had recently found its way to the Berghof, a little colony that now occupied the Good Russian table.†   (source)
  • So you see the fracases a fellow is constantly getting involved in, even when he would much rather keep quiet and go his pure and spotless way.†   (source)
  • Fanny read to herself that "it was with infinite concern the newspaper had to announce to the world a matrimonial fracas in the family of Mr. R. of Wimpole Street; the beautiful Mrs. R., whose name had not long been enrolled in the lists of Hymen, and who had promised to become so brilliant a leader in the fashionable world, having quitted her husband's roof in company with the well-known and captivating Mr. C., the intimate friend and associate of Mr. R., and it was not known even to the editor of the newspaper whither they were gone."†   (source)
  • A loud and violent fracas took place between the infantry Colonel and his lady, who were dining at the Cafe de Paris, and Colonel and Mrs. Crawley; who were also taking their meal there.†   (source)
  • He, B, enjoyed the distinction of being close to Erin's uncrowned king in the flesh when the thing occurred on the historic fracas when the fallen leader's, who notoriously stuck to his guns to the last drop even when clothed in the mantle of adultery, (leader's) trusty henchmen to the number of ten or a dozen or possibly even more than that penetrated into the printing works of the Insuppressible or no it was United Ireland (a by no means by the by appropriate appellative†   (source)
  • Come here you two and settle this fracas.†   (source)
  • I don't want another fracas to ensue Like the one that overtook us hitherto.†   (source)
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