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He was ranger, as I said, to a great lord; and was quite a favourite, you see.

He kept his Journals, and they clearly reveal how much of a ranger he was.

The sheriff, like the good boomer that he was, interrupted the ranger's reply.

To this the ranger made no reply, but a sense of loss filled his heart.

"I didn't know he was dead till the ranger told me," he said.

He smiled, and the sheriff smiled, but it was not so funny to the ranger.

The old man did not reply as cheerily as the ranger expected him to do.

The wish to see Helen brought instant change to the ranger's plan.

But it was through her bearing that she appealed most strongly to the ranger and the coroner.

She looked up at the ranger, who stood near with troubled brow.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "gamekeeper," agent noun from range (v.)). Attested from 1660s in sense of "man (often mounted) who polices an area." The elite U.S. combat unit is attested from 1942 (organized 1941).

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