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Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
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I plainly heard a noise upon the cover of my closet like that of a cable, and the grating of it as it passed through the ring.
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The commander-in-chief still kept him attached to the headquarter staff, and constantly employed him on special service.
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So far Murat had always held subordinate commands; his great ambition was to become the commander-in-chief of an independent army.
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Their jurisdictions overlapped and the Gascon would play second fiddle to no one save to his great brother-in-law.
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You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.
But the novel disappeared under the clothes with amazing celerity as the voice of her sister-in-law demanded admission.
Her sister-in-law pointed out to her that old Mr. Warrender had been very attentive lately.
Mr. Slocum was not educated in a university, and his life has been in by-paths, and out-of-the-way places.

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