All hands were now plying
pumps and buckets vigorously, and every effort was being made to discover the leak, but in vain.
He knew her too well to make the mistake of plying
her with questions, and they drove to their home in silence.
The whites hired him as a professional soldier and by putting bounties on scalps, plying
the Indians with whiskey and inciting them by every known device, they converted them into demons.