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A far-off volley rumbled over the plain, and a few birds stirred uneasily among the trees.THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
He laid it upon the floor, and took out a plaster mask, and brushing and blowing off the saw-dust, held it up.CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
Edna was sitting on the tabouret, idly brushing the tips of a feather duster along the carpet when he came in again.THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Jean was to be an architect—God knows why—but Aristide settled it, definitely, off-hand.THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
In favorable parts of the trail he must do better than that, to off-set losses of time where the going was most difficult.MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
There was something about the man that Matt liked, in spite of the deceit he had practised at the start-off of their acquaintance.MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
She did not take the broad, beaten road which led to the far-off plantation of Valmonde.THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Consequently Tchaikovsky delighted in hearing her recall the joys and sorrows of those far-off days.THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
That little chapel, he continues, which contains the cast-off garments of his soul, is bright with solid silver.THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
The people who lived in those far-off days had no special occasion to know or to care what time it was.THE WONDER BOOK OF KNOWLEDGEVARIOUS


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