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Haggard had disappeared with the celerity of a harlequin who jumps through a trap.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Who can explain the sixth sense that warns a night-herder of a stampede a moment before the herd jumps off the bed-ground?
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Jumps due to shifting of the mirror are characterized by a gentle, gliding motion.
PHOTOGRAPHS OF NEBUL AND CLUSTERSJAMES EDWARD KEELER
Their motion is like that of the gibbon when in haste, a series of jumps or swings between the supporting arms.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
These jumps are sometimes quite large—as much as one-sixteenth of an inch or 1.
PHOTOGRAPHS OF NEBUL AND CLUSTERSJAMES EDWARD KEELER
Round flew the wheel of fortune, and round flew the ball, making little irregular jumps.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME III (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
The bush was but a few rabbit jumps from the trail, so he stopped to see what new flower the spring had brought.
STORIES THE IROQUOIS TELL THEIR CHILDRENMABEL POWERS
One critic, after attributing a remark of Chopin's to me, exclaims: "The author is fond of such violent jumps to conclusions."
FREDERICK CHOPIN AS A MAN AND MUSICIANFREDERICK NIECKS
Mr. Longdon for a moment, on this, fixed his companion with eyes that betrayed one of the restless little jumps of his mind.
THE AWKWARD AGEHENRY JAMES
Excuse my asking it again—for you take such jumps: what, once more, do you mean by everything?
THE AWKWARD AGEHENRY JAMES
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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