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Conklin took a new tack.
I tried a different tack.
Mother was changing tack again.
Elizabeth tried a different tack.
As a tack, chief, she said.
A change of tack was called for.
I'll have to try a different tack.

Steady, lads, for the next tack!.
Caroline ran to the deserted tack room.
Sharp as a tack he is, very good mind.
He was always taking the opposite tack.
They should sell them in tack stores!.
A silken strand tethers you to the tack.
Instead, he chose a more aggressive tack.
The priest had loaded the hard tack first.
Jonah decided to tack in another direction.
Andrei ran for coins and I oiled the tack.
Caris realized she had taken the wrong tack.
He continued on this tack for another hour.
FB - Yes, perhaps we should change tack here.
I had better try the other tack, that is.
Fred wouldn't make much progress on that tack.
He had been able to attain his attire and tack.
For his age his memory of names is sharp as a tack.
They ate a quick meal of hard tack and warm speas tea.
The stabling and tack room was well-organised, there.
Any company that is changing tack is worth checking out.
Often, cruise ships will automatically tack on tips to.
He boomed that workaday worker tack for all it was worth.
Holms seemed to sense that this tack was taking him nowhere.
Company "accidently" invented a low tack, reusable adhesive.
But instead changed tack by investigating his words further.
The tack room had sufficient saddlery for all of the mounts.
Same thing went for the feed and tack store, the horse cor-.
Much more of this dry tack and I’ll begin to fancy roast warg.
Rudolph allowed a thoughtful pause then changed his tack slightly.
Plus medical equipment, and extra tack and fodder for the horses.
We were on the same north-south tack, and I had no idea where we.
If the right tack implied anything more precise than the rest of Mr.
Adam picked up the tack for his horse and walked from the tack room.
The ship sailed on westward, tacking all the way.
What effective thinking requires is tacking back and forth.
Jeff was tacking a new poster to his wall when Rich Runyon burst.
The oars were for use in tacking out of creeks and bays, and during calms.
The wind allows what the wind allows, but I will be tacking northeast soon.
Her father had built it a decade before; tacking it up around the Mulberry tree.
They felt that by taking the path of least resistance, and tacking into the wind, so to speak, you.
He soon saw that the vessel, with the wind dead ahead, was tacking between the Chateau d'If and the tower of Planier.
It stretched almost to the ceiling, at least five feet in height, and was delicately stuffed and tacked with bright gold tacking.
Meanwhile, JRA was still tacking on its beloved monthly service charge, which for some mysterious reason had been increased to $45 per.
At home in the fleet of ice-boats, sailing with the rest and tacking, At home on the hills of Vermont or in the woods of Maine, or the.
I’ll arrange it, and she rushed forward so that the maids who were tacking up her skirt could not move fast enough and a piece of gauze was torn off.
Andrew West, the Hair Guy, was never there, of course, and she would have to punish herself by tacking the minutes she’d wasted onto the end of her workday.
To maintain his heading at an acute angle into the wind, Siri had to be constantly tacking, and it took two days and a night of constant wakefulness to reach the island of Mallorca.
As soon as he had finished tacking up the horses, he found some heavy-duty adhesive tape and, after taking Jai in her baby-sling, May Ling helped him to tape it securely against his chest.
You find them, sir, tacking with every gale, displaying the colors of every party, and of all nations, steady only in one unalterable purpose: to steer, if possible, into the haven of power.
And so, pared down, we fit in here quite nicely, and after a day or two conceded to the suavities of life, such as the tacking up in appropriate places of muslin curtains and the tying of them with bows, I intend to buy a spade and a watering-pot and see what I can do with the garden.
Experience had taught him that a full frontal attack on this hill was liable to failure, so on this occasion he followed his usual plan of making diagonal movements, crossing the road repeatedly from right to left and left to right, after the fashion of a sailing ship tacking against the wind, and halting about every twenty yards to rest and take breath.
He tacked a cab, peeling off.
Thomas tacked up the picture of.
The Symbol tacked on that telephone pole.
She tacked the rest of her hair beneath it.
And taxes tacked on everything, even the air and Sun.
Carmen motioned to a letter tacked up on the refrigerator.
It was late in the shift when Byia tacked to a different subject.
Two women tacked a long muslin cloth over the entrance to his room.
You boys have tacked on four hundred more for your own fun and games.
The next morning, Ravan spoke to the giant as they tacked the horses out.
A bedsheet tacked over a window turned the afternoon light to marmalade.
Her heels tacked soft across the porch, into the house, into the bedroom.
I noticed a calendar tacked over a sack of overflowing beans marked Chiapas.
They had tacked for an eternity and had landed at Greenwich on an outgoing tide.
She continued up the ten posts tacked to the trunk and I followed, but with misgivings.
Annette placed ivy and mistletoe all over the front porch and tacked a wreath to the door.
The Nautilus tacked about and retreated from this furnace it couldn't brave with impunity.
Getting hit hard running out of bounds, and the refs tacked on another 15 for unnecessary roughness.
Almost always, it's better for the warren as a in the open, probably with does and kittens tacked on.
A two-year-old drawing of Damon’s tacked up next to the cartoon was inscribed: For the best Daddy ever.
She tacked this last part on for good measure, even though she had no intention of following through with it.
The balcony was tacked onto the side of the building and hung about two thousand feet in thin air above the sea.
Where was I? Oh, yes! We had some lunch, then he noticed a couple shingles on the room that needed tacked down.
The Celestia’s Prize hung over in the water as she tacked over to a head on course once more with the other two ships.
Bruce studied the chart and briefly surveyed the other information tacked on the walls and ceiling of the boy’s bedroom.
Most of the other boats were out sailing on the round lake, their colorful sails waving as they tacked in the warm breeze.
Little Davie’s kindergarten class was on a field trip to their local police station where they saw pictures tacked to a 72.
This will involve not only catching up your payments, but most companies will have a repossession fee that will be tacked on.
We searched the neighborhood and, at Dad’s insistence, tacked signs on telephone poles and put an ad in the local newspaper.
An hour later I saw a metal diamond that said PACIFIC CREST TRAIL tacked to a snowbound tree, and my body flooded with relief.
It stretched almost to the ceiling, at least five feet in height, and was delicately stuffed and tacked with bright gold tacking.
Most of the buildings were constructed from rough-cut lumber, some from little more than tar paper tacked over a wooden framework.
Dantes, though almost sure as to what course the vessel would take, had yet watched it anxiously until it tacked and stood towards him.
The headquarters were a peculiar bricolage of different styles with bits tacked on willy-nilly as the company had grown over the years.
The colonel turned away from the map tacked to his wall and gazed out the window at the snow-covered, slovenly streets of Esthyr’s Abbey.
Her bullets tick tacked off walls, railings, and the bodies of the enemy with brutal inefficiency that was still proving effective somehow.
When Reuben arrived, Rachel had prints from scans intercepted from the tracking satellites tacked all over the walls and ceiling of the conference room.
Easton remarked he was sorry he had not tacked the bloody stuff down in such a manner that they would not have been able to take it up without destroying it.
You move to the fridge, tacked to the side is what you are looking for, the most conspicuous place, it is clear the other team is still outside of your circle.
It is true that her tone was the same as Sappho's; that like Sappho, she had two men, one young and one old, tacked onto her, and devouring her with their eyes.
The admiral changed tacks.
Hands to sheets and tacks.
Jock gets down to the brass tacks.
I was tired and I had a belly full of tacks.
I'd been trying all sorts of tacks for years.
Nevertheless, getting down to brass tacks is different.
Werner tacks across the room and stirs the coals to life.
Caderl very kindly tacks up Sefir for me and, within the hour, we are setting out.
Film canisters can be used to collect small items such as change, tacks and buttons.
He takes another man's idea, tacks on to it its antithesis, and the epigram is made.
Taoist: The Sailor who skillfully tacks into the wind and uses the energy of opposites to effortlessly.
Arriving in front of Sheriff Tramell's office he stopped the horse and dismounted with a flyer, a small hammer and some tacks in his hand.
However, the vessel and the swimmer insensibly neared one another, and in one of its tacks the tartan bore down within a quarter of a mile of him.
While Wyll and Cheeryup were barely twelve years old, Dorro still valued their insights—both children were sharp as tacks and fine sleuths in their own right.
Picking up the controller from on top of the applicator unit’s shrouding, Fred got down to brass tacks; and began to run the machine back and forth, around and around on the Wheatley’s extensive lawn.
No, what I asked was how come you are here at this precise minute chasing my Harvest Festival poster around my window with a big hammer in your hand balancing on the top of an unstable ladder brandishing a political banner in the other hand, throwing tacks about.
Crystal goblets in the richly ornamented mahogany cabinet, thick Persian carpets, burgundy red leather dining room chairs with brass tacks, silver candlesticks with hallmarks stamped underneath, oil paintings under diminutive wall lamps, paper-thin Meissen porcelain cups with real coffee and cream.
But sometimes he is like the old juggling fellow, formerly a patient of mine in Ceylon, that making believe swallow jack-knives, once upon a time let one drop into him in good earnest, and there it stayed for a twelvemonth or more; when I gave him an emetic, and he heaved it up in small tacks, d'ye see.
There was less work for the people to do, no outgate in the army for roving and idle spirits, and those who had tacks of the town lands complained of slack markets; indeed, in my own double vocation of the cloth shop and wine cellar, I had a taste and experience of the general declension that would of a necessity ensue, when the great outlay of government and the discharge from public employ drew more and more to an issue.

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