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Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
There is a companion who condoleth with his friend for his belly's sake, and he will take up a shield against the enemy.
These Eskimos were very fond of kite-flying, for its own sake, without reference to utility!
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.
For God's sake write and persuade him to go to Davos at once—and picture the delights of a pretty and devoted nurse.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
But Lessard's a overbearin' son-of-a-gun all round, and he's always breakin' out in a new place.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Mr. Slocum was not educated in a university, and his life has been in by-paths, and out-of-the-way places.
The Spanish men-of-war, which were always painted white, had their colour changed to dark grey like the American ships.
I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
I supply look, for the sake of sense and metre; read—But good swet' hert-, look that ye.

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