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A far-off volley rumbled over the plain, and a few birds stirred uneasily among the trees.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
The sense of bearing on to the voice, or endeavoring to push the tone by any pressure whatever, should be absolutely avoided.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
Thereupon the governor attacked him alone, and giving a violent push on the door, opened it.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
One Turkish Company, about a hundred strong, was making an ugly push within rifle shot of our ship.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
A resolute push for quite a short period now might reconstruct the entire basis of our collective human life.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
His only chance of ultimate recovery was to push boldly forward, and to betray no fear of failure.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
McNeil, his force now augmented by Shaffer's, resolved to push Porter to the limit, and if possible bring him to battle.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
Still, it will be healthier if we push out of this planetary system before someone else pushes in.
FEE OF THE FRONTIERHORACE BROWN FYFE
He turned on me then, and give me such a push in the chest that I sit down on the floor–right suddent, too.
ALEC LLOYD, COWPUNCHERELEANOR GATES
There is no such thing as an exterior will outside the man's brain, to push one scale down with a finger.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
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