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Off went the officers again, some distance to the front, and then back again to their men, and got them on a little further.
Distance, the uncertain light, and imagination, magnified it to a high wall; high as the wall of China.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
A lateen sail was visible in the direction of Cat Island, and others to the south seemed almost motionless in the far distance.
And the others, not knowing that he had that day repented, sat at their distance and tried to form no conclusion.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
We see the whole land, even if but at a distance, instead of being limited merely to the spot where our foot treads.
He, therefore, did as he said; made no further observation, but conducted himself to his young friend with grave distance.
Instinctively he tried to hide both pain and anger—it could only increase this distance that was already there.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
He was aware—by her silence chiefly—of the new distance between them, a distance the mention of Tony had emphasised.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
And Tony leaned over as he talked, bringing their lips within whispering distance.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
There was a band playing down at Klein's hotel, and the strains reached them faintly, tempered by the distance.

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