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"That was a close shave," commented the doctor, drawing a long breath.

Then we did the second one, though it was a close shave for the ditch.

He has got there just in time; it was, indeed, a close shave.

But it was a close shave, and the girl's hands trembled and for a minute she dropped her oar.

They just got out of the fire by a close shave—same as we did.

It had been a close shave, but the fort was saved for the present.

Even, with that, it would be a “close shave;” and it proved so.

"That was a close shave, Jack," the coast-guardsman who was at the helm said.

I do not like a close shave, and would not let him go over me a second time.

"It was a close shave, thanks to you," he said, repeating Philip's words.

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