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Twice the Chickamin came back from Roaring Springs with whisky aboard, and a protracted debauch ensued.
BIG TIMBERBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
The revelry at the Trevethlan Arms was protracted till a late hour.
TREVETHLAN (VOL 3 OF 3)WILLIAM DAVY WATSON
The siege was protracted till December, when Suvorov was called in to assist.
The fact that her father had left Sanford on a protracted business trip had also much to do with it.
He was becoming exasperated under the protracted cross-examination.
IN THE PALACE OF THE KINGF. MARION CRAWFORD
A protracted mess-dinner to meet an illustrious personage must first be gone through.
CONTRABANDG. J. WHYTE-MELVILLE
She accepted neither of the Austrian proposals, and protracted making any definite answer as long as possible.
Nothing could daunt the Jesuits—not the loss of all they had, nor protracted suffering, nor cruel death.
The festivities of the evening were protracted until nearly the dawn of the ensuing morning.
In them he took a different view of the war from Pitt; he thought that it would be both violent and protracted.

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