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The Germans had only stopped the struggle for a breathing spell.

And as the men were halted just then for a breathing spell, he gave him a bit of good advice.

There was a breathing spell, as the moose halted for a brief time.

No halt, only a breathing spell and, as I have predicted, we are on our way again.

"Might as well get off and give the horses a breathing spell, Bart," he said.

There was a temporary lull in the storm, a sort of breathing spell.

The Christians, glad of a breathing spell, quit almost as soon.

After a breathing spell Johnny was able to tell a connected story.

When a breathing spell came, the boys had their say about the lieutenant-general.

Meantime, if he could only have a breathing spell, some days of quiet.

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