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    1. light fleece top that she had ultimately decided to bring along sat snugly over her

    2. The light fleece top that she had ultimately decided to bring along sat snugly over her shoulders, not worn, as that would be too much admission of sensibility, but comforting nonetheless

    3. Out by the water’s edge, a fleece wrapped man,

    4. wrapped in fleece and leather,

    5. She makes a point of greeting a middle aged man in a blue fleece, shows him and the lads to a group of tables in front of the stage and suggests that they give her an order so that she can bring the drinks over

    6. He turns to Ted and unzips his fleece to reveal straining shirt buttons barely containing the enthusiastic expanse of his belly

    7. “The way they fleece tourists, they deserve it

    8. Fyuanuran was impossible to judge under the fleece, only his eyes showed of his face

    9. Mr Hume observes, that in the Saxon times, the fleece was estimated at two-fifths of the value of the whole sheep and that this was much above the proportion of its present estimation

    10. In some provinces of Spain, I have been assured, the sheep is frequently killed merely for the sake of the fleece and the tallow

    11. Those with Golden Fleece are clouds at

    12. He expects his profit, not so much from the price of the fleece, as from that of the carcase; and the average or ordinary price of the latter must even, in many cases, make up to him whatever deficiency there may be in the average or ordinary price of the former

    13. As the quality depends upon the breed, upon the pasture, and upon the management and cleanliness of the sheep, during the whole progress of the growth of the fleece, the attention to these circumstances, it may naturally enough be imagined, can never be greater than in proportion to the recompence which the price of the fleece is likely to make for the labour and expense which that attention requires

    14. It happens, however, that the goodness of the fleece depends, in a great measure, upon the health, growth, and bulk of the animal: the same attention which is necessary for the improvement of the carcase is, in some respect, sufficient for that of the fleece

    15. my fleece hat that covered my ears and head and found the sound

    16. ” I had put on a red fleece hat earlier in the morning when it was so cold

    17. was cold that evening, though I was comfortable with my fleece

    18. Reaching the barbed wire fence at the far side, they milled about, the ones nearest the fence getting caught on the barbs, tearing lumps of fleece from their coats

    19. George lighted the sock, grabbed the knife from his teeth, and slashed the ocky straps that held the Golden Fleece onto the roof racks

    20. As the guys looked back, the Golden Fleece, full of petrol, landed on the road in a huge fireball

    21. “Have you got the fleece here, as well?” Red asked

    22. “Whoever is left standing takes the fleece and scroll

    23. Their leader, clutching the rolled-up fleece, was on a plane to Pakistan, and headed for a mountainous region bordering Afghanistan

    24. He believed that possessing the Golden Fleece would enhance their leader’s right to rule over all nations

    25. His devout follower handed him the rolled-up fleece

    26. The Golden Fleece has been used by another man on a mountain on the other side of the world for spiritual inspiration

    27. Tell me more about this Golden Fleece

    28. thing to fleece the famiglia

    29. This is a perception that is very much at odds with the large number of girls who leave their villages for the bright lights and ‘honey traps’ of Phuket, Pattaya and Bangkok in order to fleece the ‘Farangs’ of their money

    30. I’m going to search for the Golden Fleece, here on the earth

    31. They slept on fleece in the cargo hold until the destination was reached, after a day and a half of travel

    32. 20 If his loins have not blessed me, and if he were not warmed with the fleece of my sheep;

    33. Maybe the Golden Fleece of Truth is out there somewhere, since it seems so hard to find here on earth

    34. fleece, which was wet with the dew of heaven; and

    35. I glance at him for a moment and rush to take a small fleece to cover him

    36. 37 Note, I will put a fleece of wool in the floor; and if the dew be on the fleece only, and it be dry on all the Earth beside, then shall I know that you will save Israel by mine hand, as you have said

    37. 38 And it was so, for he rose up early on the morrow, and thrust the fleece together, and wringed the dew out of the fleece, a bowl full of water

    38. 39 And Gideon said to God, Let not your anger be hot against me, and I will speak but this once, let me prove, I pray you, but this once with the fleece; let it now be dry only on the fleece, and on all the ground let there be dew

    39. 40 And God did so that night, for it was dry on the fleece only, and there was dew on all the ground

    40. Her pine tree was still there, the Golden Fleece glittering in its lowest branch

    41. D and Argus were feeding the baby dragon that guarded the Golden Fleece

    42. As we trudged back up Half-Blood Hill to the pine tree where the Golden Fleece glittered, I half expected to see Thalia there, waiting for us

    43. I could see smoke from the dragon guardian at the pine tree, the glitter of the distant Fleece

    44. It was a gray fleece hoodie

    45. Mary had a little lamb, its fleece was white as snow

    46. Have a base layer, a mid-layer (insulator such as fleece) and a shell (rain jacket) on hand

    47. Through all of history, people have searched for a golden fleece, an enormous treasure

    48. sections of black fleece especially stitched for him by some far

    49. Abraham looked with some reprobation at her fleece suit

    50. Ingrid slowly put back on her baggy gray fleece sport outfit, which was easier to slip in than her Luftwaffe uniform

    1. Then their bands burst into the Star-Spangled Banner; and stretched across the heavens, with silver stars shining from a sky of blue and the crimson glare of the setting sun intersected by white fleeced bars of cloud, the very spirit of Old Glory was typified

    2. Clearly we had been fleeced

    3. Last year’s bill included 1,850 earmarks that fleeced taxpayers of $9 billion

    4. No one was betting, they had already fleeced each other bone dry before I’d arrived but we were having just as much fun as the die came up to my stated calls

    5. Nancy had been most vigilant about making sure that those poor, desperate pilgrims seeking healing in Jerusalem didn’t get fleeced by unscrupulous local hotel and restaurant owners during their short visits to the Holy Land

    6. agents and forensic psychologists, not to mention the fleeced

    7. because we have fleeced the pantry

    8. could have been fleeced, we have certainly stumbled upon a unique

    9. So all the port towns became rich off getting their own hometown sailors being fleeced

    10. In Japan’s Okuchichibu Mountains stands the holy peak of Mitsumine, its sides fleeced in forest, its summit ornamented with an ancient shrine

    11. Also, nothing could worry her less than a couple of rich business groups being fleeced of some of their innovations

    12. The next thing I heard there had been a scandal at one of the Northumberland Avenue hotels: a traveller had been fleeced of a large sum by two confederate card-sharpers, and the matter was in the hands of Scotland Yard

    13. Ordinary investors were fleeced by big institutions that manipulated the markets to their own advantage and they had no comeback

    14. What was my surprise when, in a momentary glance at him, I recognized in him that very Iván Ivánovitch Zourine who had so well fleeced me in the Simbirsk inn!

    15. For every Russian peasant the question as to what government he will be under (since he knows that, no matter under what government he may be, he will be fleeced just the same) has incomparably less meaning than the question as to whether, I will not say the water is good, but as to whether the clay is soft and as to whether there will be a good crop of cabbage

    16. They are enabled to take freight on so much lower terms than American vessels can afford to do it in consequence of the very great difference of duties in Great Britain, between importations in America or in a British ship, that we cannot compete with them unless you will countervail them, and take a decisive stand in defence of your commerce to continental Europe, and carry your produce direct to the consumers, and be no longer subjected to be fleeced by the monopolizers and retailers of the old world

    1. Here and there, flocks of sheep scour the ground, they look undernourished and thin, their fleeces bitty

    2. ‘The fleeces are stripped in the shed over on the other side of the compound

    3. Not spun wool, but many shearling fleeces crudely sewn together

    4. Every owner of wool within ten miles of the sea coast must give an account in writing, three days after shearing, to the next officer of the customs, of the number of his fleeces, and of the places where they are lodged

    5. And before he removes any part of them, he must give the like notice of the number and weight of the fleeces, and of the name and abode of the person to whom they are sold, and of the place to which it is intended they should be carried

    6. 32), is so very indulgent as to declare, that this shall not hinder any person from carrying his wool home from the place of shearing, though it be within five miles of the sea, provided that in ten days after shearing, and before he remove the wool, he do under his hand certify to the next officer of the customs the true number of fleeces, and where it is housed; and do not remove the same, without certifying to such officer, under his hand, his intention so to do, three days before

    7. thermals on with three fleeces when I was out in the shop

    8. him inside and threw some of the fleeces over him

    9. as he tried to sit up but fell back down upon the soft fleeces

    10. Grabbing some fleeces and closing the door she piled

    11. Look'd on the vapor as it flew in fleeces tinged with violet,

    12. Yet even if we add neatherds, shepherds, and other herdsmen, in order that our husbandmen may have oxen to plough with, and builders as well as husbandmen may have draught cattle, and curriers and weavers fleeces and hides,--still our State will not be very large

    13. The deed assigned the vacant lordship to Kingsbridge Priory, and specified the annual dues – grain, fleeces, calves and chickens - payable to the priory by the serfs and tenants who farmed the land

    14. She had watched her father buy fleeces in the same quantity as usual, despite the poor prospects, and had

    15. He’s put it all into fleeces that he can’t sell

    16. Philemon suddenly interjected: “They say the Italian merchants are buying fleeces in Spain

    17. Caris had brought him the raw fleeces in a standard woolsack

    18. Peter told her, rather late, that the material would soak up dye more completely if she worked with the yarn before it was woven, or even with raw fleeces; and that improved the shade, but not the fastness

    19. “The trade in fleeces has declined,” she said

    20. The denser nocturnal vapours, attacked by the warm beams, were dividing and shrinking into isolated fleeces within hollows and coverts, where they waited till they should be dried away to nothing

    21. A vile wind that has no doubt blown ere this through prison corridors and cells, and wards of hospitals, and ventilated them, and now comes blowing hither as innocent as fleeces

    22. There lives—not in Russia alone, but anywhere you please, in France, England, Germany, America—a rich landed proprietor, and for the right which he gives to certain people living on his land, to draw their sustenance from it, he fleeces these for the most part hungry people to their fullest extent

    1. He was locked in a duel with a very experienced (at fleecing customers that is) young lady in a strange game based on knocking nails into a block of wood

    2. And Li can’t even pretend that we are fleecing Earth: we are shipping things at a low profit margin and have been for years

    3. This popular notion that the Spacers are fleecing Earth is false

    4. Joseph had to repress a content smile then: while the sum quoted by the woman was higher than even his best hopes, he didn’t want to give her the impression that he was fleecing her, so that he could come back on another trip and profit again from such good prices

    5. “Maybe the corporate health sector symbolizes the Goring Syndrome like nothing else; the assorted diagnostic reports sought by the self-serving doctors that rob their patients’ savings would only serve the auxiliary health services; even conceding that the capital involved in setting up a corporate hospital is mind-boggling, begging for returns on investment, that the doctors there allow themselves to turn into con men to trick the sick is in deed sickening; I wonder how these are better than the pimps fleecing the whores; in spite of their daytime black deeds, the fact that they are able to sleep at nights shows that they have self-anesthetized their collective consciences; even as Hippocrates could be turning in his grave, wonder how these fare in hell as and when they reach there

    6. How obvious a fact do you need to prove that the old-boy network of mutual corruption in all of business and government is still alive and well…? Martha Stewart, a wealthy, billionairess woman? Being jailed for a 40 thousand dollar investment peccadillo? While Ron Lay, who organized the largest corporate fleecing of the world, and his employees, and America in human history… to the tune of uncounted hundreds of billions of dollars: free as a bird? Along with all the other rich white males responsible for their corporate corruption scandals… like Tyson chicken, and the Gas Corporations, and the Power Companies, etc…? All unprosecuted, and free as a bird? Free to enjoy their spoils? The list is endless

    7. He asked me to raise money for him and promised to multiply it a hundredfold in six months! I do not know how many fools he hooked, but dramatic forecasts have always been good for fleecing the public

    8. And now you are fleecing me

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    Synonyms for "fleece"

    fleece wool sheepskin shear gazump hook overcharge pluck plume rob soak surcharge bleed milk gouge mulct despoil rook strip hide shag pelt pelage fell

    "fleece" definitions

    the wool of a sheep or similar animal

    tanned skin of a sheep with the fleece left on; used for clothing

    a soft bulky fabric with deep pile; used chiefly for clothing

    outer coat of especially sheep and yaks

    rip off; ask an unreasonable price

    shear the wool from