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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.
Do not the widow's tears run down the cheek, and her cry against him that causeth them to fall?
A few, very few, little dots had run back over that green patch—the others had passed down into the world of darkness.
But if what I told him were true, he was still at a loss how a kingdom could run out of its estate like a private person.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
She also practises etching, pen-and-ink drawing, as well as crayon and water-color sketching.
The controlling leaders being out of gear the machine did not run smoothly: there was nothing but friction and tension.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
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
When these last words of his were interpreted to her, she started, made as if she would run after him, but checked herself.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
My thought was to keep pushing in troops from "W" Beach until the enemy had fallen back to save themselves from being cut off.

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