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crack a crib
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Life is an end in itself, and the only question as to whether it is worth living is whether you have had enough of it.Oliver Wendel Holmes Jr.
- (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To break into a house.
- 1942: Here in Macedonia I learned that honey is not so successful as one believes, that no bee ever realizes its full intention, and that the perfumer is a clumsy bungler who never cracks the fragile crib he covets, by approaching a town built in the Turkish manner, with a multitude of little gardens, at a time when the sun had been working for many hours 6n the acacia trees. — Rebecca West, Black Lamb and Grey Falcon (Canongate 2006, p. 795)
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