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They were in fine fettle after weeks of sleeping rough and singing psalms. The English Civil War: A People's History (2006)Her soprano voice was in pretty fine fettle. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But back on the track they were reassured that the cycling will be in fine fettle. Times, Sunday Times (2012)She has looked in good fettle recently and is drawn for a decent run to the corner this morning. The Sun (2009)His short game is also in fine fettle and will need to be if he is to get himself in contention here. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They had twelve dogs, all in fine fettle and splendid condition. THE LAST OF THE GENTLEMEN ADVENTURERS: Coming of Age in the Arctic (2004)She's in fine fettle and will be motoring from the second bend. The Sun (2013)But look at him now - my exclusive pic shows him in fine fettle. The Sun (2009)And if his chipping and putting is in fine fettle, then he should mount a strong challenge. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He's in really good fettle. The Sun (2011)The club is in fantastic fettle and I could not be more proud of the players. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Yet his comic voice, if not his actual voice, is in fine fettle. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Hearing aid notwithstanding, the octogenarian is in fine fettle, bar a dodgy knee. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Overall, her agile mezzo is in fine fettle, and her physical presence and vocal colours well tailored to text and musical line. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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