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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 always in the background of my mind dread lest help should reach the enemy before we have done with Sedd-el-Bahr.
Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!
But she was young enough and pretty enough to pay little heed to pose or background.
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The commander-in-chief still kept him attached to the headquarter staff, and constantly employed him on special service.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
So far Murat had always held subordinate commands; his great ambition was to become the commander-in-chief of an independent army.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Their jurisdictions overlapped and the Gascon would play second fiddle to no one save to his great brother-in-law.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.
But the novel disappeared under the clothes with amazing celerity as the voice of her sister-in-law demanded admission.
Her sister-in-law pointed out to her that old Mr. Warrender had been very attentive lately.

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