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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.
A far-off volley rumbled over the plain, and a few birds stirred uneasily among the trees.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
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
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.
Nothing will be easier then to throw the Poles into the shade of the picture, or to occupy the foreground with a brilliant review.
All this will, doubtless, throw a number of deserving persons out of employ.
Yet their quaint attempts to improve their appearance throw an interesting side-light on their æsthetic preferences.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
If you were to have a frank explanation with her, Blanche would very soon throw Jim Crow out of the window.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
In the face of such public feeling Massna found nothing for it but to demand a successor and throw up his command.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
It is much more convenient than a lamp, because it doesn't rattle, and you can throw the light on the page so much better.

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