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Here they were, instead, at a little after midday, confronting sure ruin and probable death.
NED, THE SON OF WEBBWILLIAM O. STODDARD
They turned, in silence, towards their santon; and Almamen did not shrink from the appeal; but stood forth, confronting the king.
LEILA, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
Tom by this time had gained his feet, and was confronting his master with a steady, unmoved front.
UNCLE TOM'S CABINHARRIET BEECHER STOWE
He was living, I believe, somewhere in the neighborhood of where the armies were confronting each other.
THE BOY SPYJOSEPH KERBY
I had some thoughts of remaining and confronting my trial: but it would be folly; there is a difference between Oxford and me.
DEVEREUX, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
"I wish I could," he smiled, hobbling in and confronting her quietly in her own room.
INITIALS ONLYANNA KATHARINE GREEN
The two armies had been confronting each other so long, without any decisive result, that they hardly knew which could whip.
The West is confronting a major energy shortage that has resulted in high prices and uncertainty.
Among the number of officers now confronting the prisoner, sat Francis Beverly.
THE CAVALIERS OF VIRGINIAWILLIAM A. CARUTHERS
Fabiano by this time had moved aside, and the two women were confronting each other in the doorway.
A SPIRIT IN PRISONROBERT HICHENS

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