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That said, significant change is in the offing in the near-term quarters.
The wind now began to lessen; and, for fear of being becalmed, I was anxious to get an offing.
In the offing is a low wooded island of more than a mile in diameter.
In the offing are several rocky islets, particularly one, a high rock, which is very remarkable.
Yet she was wise enough to see that in the offing the same danger of debt threatened them if they were not very, very careful.
In leaving the pontoon for the offing, the various craft increase in size as the water deepens.
Many sailing transports were already stealing out to the southwards under all light canvas, in order to get a good offing.
The bodies and the wrecks had been floated away into the offing.
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Elbows on the parapet of the sea-wall, they gaze out into the offing.
I walked back to Pera light-heartedly, with an instinctive knowledge that opportunity was in the offing.

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