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A far-off volley rumbled over the plain, and a few birds stirred uneasily among the trees.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Certain, replied the man, drawing a gold watch from his fob; I expected him here before now.
Jean was to be an architect—God knows why—but Aristide settled it, definitely, off-hand.
In favorable parts of the trail he must do better than that, to off-set losses of time where the going was most difficult.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
There was something about the man that Matt liked, in spite of the deceit he had practised at the start-off of their acquaintance.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
She did not take the broad, beaten road which led to the far-off plantation of Valmonde.
Consequently Tchaikovsky delighted in hearing her recall the joys and sorrows of those far-off days.
That little chapel, he continues, which contains the cast-off garments of his soul, is bright with solid silver.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
The people who lived in those far-off days had no special occasion to know or to care what time it was.
These finishing-off rows look pretty done in pale pink or blue wool.

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