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He gained courage, later on, and asked Audrey if she would have some coffee with him, or something to eat.
DANGEROUS DAYSMARY ROBERTS RINEHART
He had gained a little time by seeming to fall in with Clancy's desires, but now the mask was dropped.
Well get away at once, as nothing is to be gained by a stay in Nome and as, furthermore, we wish to avoid inquiries into our aims.
She had gained time on me and was crossing the Cotton Belt Ry.
This man, who commanded men and had gained his own way by sheer brain and combativeness, fled by stealth from a dreaded enemy.
ROBERT TOOMBSPLEASANT A. STOVALL
Of these he covered just about two, and even that ground was only what he gained in the first surprise of his gas attack.
We shall be paid for betraying the traitors, and, when we have gained wealth, no one will ask from what bloody source it came.
I gained on the shadow, approached it nearer and nearer,—I was within reach of it.
PETER SCHLEMIHLADELBERT VON CHAMISSO
We had not gained more than a hundred yards, when the whiz of an arrow met our ears.
THE PRIVATEER'S-MANFREDERICK MARRYAT
But yet he was the only party who had not gained what he had bid for.

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