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That word "sponger" as it came to Dan caused him to straighten himself up and step forward more quickly.
At last word came that the sponger had struck on the nearby shoals.
Then we walked down to his row-boat, and soon he was aboard the sponger.
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Even the “sponger” felt the difficulty of parrying such a palpable notice to quit.
"I am beginning to realize that a sponger's life is anything but a bed of roses," Walter laughed.
The sponger lay at anchor on the sponging ground for nearly a week before the water was clear enough for work.
Indeed, she did not hesitate to call him a sponger and a low swindler, who had run away to avoid paying the piper.
He was just about to make another attempt to strike out to the sponger, when he was arrested by a loud outcry.
Charley Reck was sponger of the parrot-gun on the forecastle, and fully realized the danger and responsibility of his position.
Howard induced a big sponger, a friend of his, to bring supplies of all sorts.

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