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The women and children were being hurried to the ships, and two ladies were hastening past my friend.

It was a hope which came from something one of the great poets of the past had said, in prophecy.

One could see that, in both places, something like an old world dignity of life had in the past been kept up.

It seemed to Polly that the days fairly crept by, instead of galloping past as they had been wont to do in the last three years.

Polly's Southern CruiseLillian Elizabeth Roy

The spirit and tendencies of the past century still persisted in the circles which were most permanently influential.

The boys, and those in the room, caught a glimpse of the old miner as he hurried past the window after the gambler.

Two Boy Gold MinersFrank V. Webster

At a quarter past the hour she felt so poorly as to be compelled to retire to her room.

She slipped past him out of the door, and he heard her light and rapid footfall as she sped up the stairs.

ThrockmortonMolly Elliot Seawell

In conservative Cyprus there was not that break with the past which occurred in other portions of the Greek world.

Within his bosom is the fire of patriotism, and within his mind the examples of all past time.

The Duke's ChildrenAnthony Trollope

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