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If we set him adrift the poor child would starve—unless the cat got him.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
They encountered a score of ruffians who had cut themselves adrift from the Gwalior contingent.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Joe was out on the boom, getting the reef-earrings adrift, when the first of the chapter of accidents came.
THE CHEQUERSJAMES RUNCIMAN
The boats no longer looked as if cutting their way through the lands, but adrift on a great lake.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
He had made and set adrift those powder kegs, fixing them so that they would explode on touching anything.
The increase in Tanqueray's income, by enabling them to keep a servant, had the effect of throwing Rose adrift about the house.
THE CREATORSMAY SINCLAIR
He had been down into the bottom-most pit of hell, and the sights that he had seen there had withered him up.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
Prevented by ill-health from serving his full term, he found himself adrift in the world, without money or friends.
At the opening of a severe winter, the inhabitants were turned adrift in poverty and misery.
You know a lot of us took charge of the Spitfire, and set the captain and first-mate adrift, off Valparaiso.
ADRIFT ON THE PACIFICEDWARD S. ELLIS

WORD OF THE DAY

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