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Besides the risk of encountering the Apaches, there was the ever-present peril from wild beasts and venomous serpents.
Such a one, he could easily imagine, there might be a risk in encountering in the close intimacy of domestic life.
PINK AND WHITE TYRANNYHARRIET BEECHER STOWE
He turned to her, and for a second their encountering eyes were eloquent.
At dawn the Sioux determined to follow the game trail to the plain, in the hope of encountering some of the war party.
THE WAR TRAILELMER RUSSELL GREGOR
There were women and children in the party, which would have greatly diminished the danger of encountering them.
THE OREGON TRAILFRANCIS PARKMAN, JR.
A wagon or two went by, but he did not dare to ask for a ride, for fear of encountering some agent of the Doctor's secret police.
SKIPPY BEDELLEOWEN JOHNSON
They roared into a village, waving flimsy flags, encountering dogs barking and howling.
THE HACIENDAS OF MEXICOPAUL ALEXANDER BARTLETT
At every throb it soars through the infinite, without ever encountering aught else than its own spiritual actualisations.
THE REFORM OF EDUCATIONGIOVANNI GENTILE
He dared meet him, though he now shrank from encountering the vicar.
A LITTLE WORLDGEORGE MANVILLE FENN
The Traveller remained in the harbor a month and a day enjoying every indulgence and encountering no warship.

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