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Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
The sound of my step shall make your heart jump; a look from me shall make you dumb for an hour.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
This was no strange sight to the boy by that time, but it was awkward in the circumstances, for he had neither gun nor spear.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
He turned at the sound of my voice with vastly more concern than he'd betrayed under the muzzle of Piegan's gun.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
We haven't even seen a review of the piece; the footlights go up with a jump, and now the curtain rises.
And it did not take Squinty long to learn to jump the rope when there was no apple on the other side.
You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.
It'll be beastly dull for her at The Warren, you see, poor girl; and she doesn't seem to jump at Spunyarn, though he does hang on.
He was a good judge of men, that eagle-faced major; he knew that the slightest move with hostile intent would mean a smoking gun.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Here Robinson suddenly turned pale, and, hastily reaching out for his gun, sprang to his feet.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL

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