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These stories by a round-about way, gathering in circumstantial detail as they travelled, had reached his sister.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
A splendid expeditionary force sails away; invades an Empire, storms the outworks and in doing so knocks itself to bits.
In the pitchy darkness, the messenger encounters him, and running full tilt against him, knocks the bunch of keys into the mud.
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The "scratchings" and "knocks" were only heard when Parson's little daughter was in bed.
From somewhere, they were not certain of the exact position, came three slow, measured knocks.
Jims eyes were darting about the room to find the source of the ghostly knocks and scream.
It will take more than knocks and a scream to scare us away, Virginia declared staunchly.
In that case, the man she had seen might have been the ghost who with his mysterious knocks and screams had frightened them.
Also, kindly observe the Captain and Adar; I think that knocks spots.
Jacob presently gave two knocks, and, receiving permission, ushered in the Italians.
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