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If the "Y" Beach lot press their advantage they may cut off the enemy troops on the toe of the Peninsula.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Davy looked around and saw an old man coming toward them across the lawn.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
Specimens were easily collected in a mist net placed across the opening.
SUMMER BIRDS FROM THE YUCATAN PENINSULAERWIN E. KLAAS
At the reserve bank they may borrow as a standing right and not as a favor which may be cut off.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
It occurred to him then, for the first time, that a third resource was open—he might cut the rope, and let the kite go free!
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
My thought was to keep pushing in troops from "W" Beach until the enemy had fallen back to save themselves from being cut off.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Levison's relations think he will cut up well at his death; Levison's relations are right.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
They ran side by side across the yard to a roofed flight of steps that led to the printing-office.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
The engineer officer charged with preparing the line of retreat reported that the one bridge across the Elster was not sufficient.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
His head fell back limp on MacRae's arm, and the rest of the message went with the game old Dutchman across the big divide.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
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