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I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
As he was about to descend the tree to feed upon his victim, his wicked eyes saw the hunters for the first time.
Kingston-on-Thames is still provincial in appearance, though now the centre of a great growth of modern suburbs.
Laidlaw said nothing, but sprang to the head of the ladder, got carefully upon it, and began steadily to descend with Susy.
Besides the districts mentioned, tobacco is grown largely in that of Frankfort-on-the Oder.
This contempt for the masses they cherish until they have to descend from Parnassus and enter the public service.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
When about to descend himself, his brother cuts the cord and leaves him a prisoner on the mountain.
Madame Malmaison had always been a little proud of the beauty and grace and sweetness of her fitter-on.
Berwick-on-Tweed lies partly in England and partly in Scotland, the river which runs through it forming the boundary line.
Courage, my child,” he says; “see, we have gone a great distance; to-morrow before sundown we shall descend in Belgium.
THE REAL LATIN QUARTERF. BERKELEY SMITH

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lackadaisicaladjective | [lak-uh-dey-zi-kuhl ]SEE DEFINITION