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Cousin drew away from the end of the Granville cabin and was risking the second and last gap.
A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER
Likewise Simon the monk and Jeronimo, who feared risking themselves alone on the other road.
The poor General turned away: evidently the coachman had no intention of risking his life.
Luttrell was believed to be risking his life, and bets were freely made as to his probable fate.
They knew that White Otter and his warriors were risking their lives to help them, and they were eager to obey his commands.
THREE SIOUX SCOUTSELMER RUSSELL GREGOR
I feel too certain of success after the first blow being struck for my risking uncautiously the first blow.
We made a compact, risking your life at the start to save mine.
THE GHOST BREAKERCHARLES GODDARD
And surely, my poor dear child, you have a reason for not risking yourself!'
THE HEIR OF REDCLYFFECHARLOTTE M. YONGE
Young Andrews, risking everything, was still delaying his return to his post at Junnar.
THE TIGRESSANNE WARNER
In desperation she is risking her own safety and happiness to make public her belief that I am Horace Endicott.
THE ART OF DISAPPEARINGJOHN TALBOT SMITH

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