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Then when we were finally able to come back, it was like we were moving in quicksand.
They fought their way out of it, dug their way out of that quicksand.
In ground which is of the nature of quicksand, piles will often slowly rise to their original position after each blow.
And now at last we can step again from the treacherous quicksand of reminiscences on the terra firma of documents.
On the west side timbers and wool sacks were sunk into a quicksand upon which to rest the foundations of the abutment.
THE OLD PIKETHOMAS B. SEARIGHT
And I beheld her walk straight into the borders of the quicksand where it is more abrupt and dangerous.
The boy's mount had mired one foot in a quicksand pocket and had gone down on its knees.
I admit you occupy the vantage ground then; you stand on what you believe is a rock; beneath us is the moving quicksand.
He didn't know that there was a quicksand across it, and that people couldn't use it in spring and summer.
BEAUTIFUL JOEMARSHALL SAUNDERS
There was a chilly wind blowing outside, and the lightship on the quicksand afar looked harassed and forlorn.
THE WELL-BELOVEDTHOMAS HARDY

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