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It was plain that the Indians were dogging our steps day and night, and the men were warned not to straggle.
A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER
The Rebel army had made slower marches, and the soldiers could not straggle; they were in an enemy's country.
THE BOYS OF '61CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN.
Soon groups of natives began to straggle up, not in regular formation this time.
A FRONTIER MYSTERYBERTRAM MITFORD
The agile and powerful Zulu, however, was half up in a moment, and the straggle became a hand-to-hand one.
THE LUCK OF GERARD RIDGELEYBERTRAM MITFORD
He could either possess his soul in patience until the mounted contingent began to straggle back, or risk another rock-fall.
THE TERMS OF SURRENDERLOUIS TRACY
Schwerin has no news whatever; only that the Enemy is far off, hanging in long thin straggle from Olmutz westward.
HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOL. XII. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE
Every little while other sweat-streaked, motley-dressed homeseekers would straggle up to this end of the long trail.
OX-TEAM DAYS ON THE OREGON TRAILEZRA MEEKER
Glancing over his shoulder, Grant saw a few moving objects straggle across the crest of the rise.
THE CATTLE-BARON'S DAUGHTERHAROLD BINDLOSS
It wasn't until the two were nearly through that the lane began to straggle into a threatening circle around them again.
ASTOUNDING STORIES, APRIL, 1931VARIOUS
Before the fire is kindled the eye wanders restlessly through the dim light that may chance to straggle among the trees.
DIGGING FOR GOLDR.M. BALLANTYNE

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