The thought of killing vamps made his adrenaline pick up and his magic wriggle free from the tight grip he had on it.
It is difficult to get the hands to work until the cotton is fully opened, and it is hard to induce them to pick over ioo lb a day, though some expert hands are found in every cotton plantation who can pick twice as much.
He was, however, quick to pick up on Martha's description of the cigarette package.
Now and then he stooped to pick up a patch, or save an end of tarred twine, which otherwise might have been wasted.
Someone will have to pick her up at the airport, but she can stay with Jonathan at the house.
Death had her pick of badasses from every generation of man and creature, and she wooed every one with the promise of endless riches and the ability to leave when they chose.
At length the jays arrive, whose discordant screams were heard long before, as they were warily making their approach an eighth of a mile off, and in a stealthy and sneaking manner they flit from tree to tree, nearer and nearer, and pick up the kernels which the squirrels have dropped.
The minuteness of his narrative detracts from its interest; though his arrangement is generally good, here and there the reader finds the thread of a subject broken by the intrusion of incidents not immediately connected with it, and does not pick it up again without an effort.
He wasn't a criminal, a thief, or murderer but someone who happened to have a bone to pick with Romas's brother and managed to get caught.
Men and boys and girls and women do pick cotton.