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If you throw away this chance, you will both richly deserve to be hanged, as I sincerely trust you will be.
Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
That woman meant mischief, or she would never have dared to suggest that a British officer should throw in his lot with hers.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!
If the Turks get hold of a lot of fresh men and throw them upon us during the night,—perhaps they may knock us off into the sea.
The commander-in-chief still kept him attached to the headquarter staff, and constantly employed him on special service.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
So far Murat had always held subordinate commands; his great ambition was to become the commander-in-chief of an independent army.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Their jurisdictions overlapped and the Gascon would play second fiddle to no one save to his great brother-in-law.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.
Nothing will be easier then to throw the Poles into the shade of the picture, or to occupy the foreground with a brilliant review.

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