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Twice he made the blundering maid repeat the telegram, and finally exhausted with the mental effort, dropped into unconsciousness.

He had gained a little time by seeming to fall in with Clancy's desires, but now the mask was dropped.

Thereupon Madame Guerin, feeling she had "landed" him, dropped her pose as hostess and became a matrimonial agent.

Remarkable RoguesCharles Kingston

With shining eyes, Crochard dropped on one knee beside his adversary, and bent for a moment above the body.

The DestroyerBurton Egbert Stevenson

Mother dear, I would have dropped with the walk, but for Brian's arm.'

The AbsenteeMaria Edgeworth

Winn was as much alone as if he had dropped from Charing Cross into the Strand.

The Dark TowerPhyllis Bottome

He dropped the lady like a hot coal at the appalling word, and sat back rigid in his own corner of the cab.

The Gay AdventureRichard Bird

It was one of these who had dropped his moccasin, which he had not been able to find again in the dark.

The DeerslayerJames Fenimore Cooper

He lifted a stone, evidently with his mouth, ran a yard or two with it, and then dropped it with a great clatter.

Oil went from fifty cents per barrel up to one dollar and thirty-seven cents, and then dropped back to seventy-six cents.

The Chautauquan, Vol. III, February 1883The Chautauquan Literary and Scientific Circle

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