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We have said it had been lightly laden at starting, which was the reason of the tremendous pace at which it travelled.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
The Turks were no longer in mass but extended in several lines, less than a pace between each man.
From that time its reputation has kept pace with its cultivation, until it now enjoys a world wide popularity.
He turned to Rabecque, and the sight of his face sent the lackey back a pace or two in very fear.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
From there on Piegan set a pace that taxed our horses' mettle—that was one consolation—we were well mounted.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Rabecque, reflecting his master's mood—as becomes a good lackey—rode silent and gloomy a pace or two in the rear.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
The man called Shiv was driving Delancy's get-away car at a conservative pace so as not to excite suspicion.
They hurry in a frenzy up the back-stairs about 1.25, and they pace up and down in a frenzy till half-past one.
He was a heavy man, and mounting the stairs at such a pace tried his temper as well as his wind.
The green damp hung upon the low walls, and the tracks of the snail and slug glistened in the light; but all was still as death.

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