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And that was that if he and his wife were to ever live together again and be happy, the family were to be kept out of it.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
The Princess still kept her eyes fixed on Louis, while, in a suppressed and unsteady voice, she answered her governess.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Edna Pontellier, casting her eyes about, had finally kept them at rest upon the sea.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
She kept her eyes fixed steadily on his, saying what followed gently, calmly, yet as though another woman spoke the words.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
The major-general kept him well informed of every movement of the enemy, and pointed out the dangerous isolation of Davout.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Thanks to Berthier's admirable system, Bonaparte was kept in touch with every part of his command.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
It wasn't far, so we kept on, and presently it developed that we had accidentally come upon old Piegan Smith.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
The case may be kept in a light position, and when once under way it will rarely need any additional water.
HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
The Café tender was asleep in his chair; the porter had gone off; the sentinel alone kept awake on his post.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
The rebels wished to advance from Lutao, but were kept back by the fire from the gunboat Maria Cristina.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN

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