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He would, in fact, run amok; for it looked as if there could be no way out of the situation.

I was simply a Dutchman that had got riled and had run amok.

This horrid stuff gives the maddening excitement which makes a Malay run amok (which see).

Vehicles would have run amok, and the result would have been an indescribable chaos of the maimed, mangled and distraught.

That three hundred pounds was composed of too much muscle and too little fat for Sam Bending to allow it to run amok.

If you run amok in Malaya, you may kill your enemy or your dearest friend, but you will be krissed in the end like a pariah dog.

Soames had done for him—done for him by that act of property that had sent the Buccaneer to run amok that fatal afternoon.

And that's just what he was; for he was a major, who could run amok like any second lieutenant, and he was forty, if a day.

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