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It needed only an exertion of will for the soul to hurl the body ashore as wind drives paper; to waft it kite-fashion to the bank.
It sufficed, however, to waft them into a little cove making into one of these islands at about two hours before noon.
THE RIVAL CAMPERS AFLOATRUEL PERLEY SMITH
She had a vague feeling that the boat should have been ready to waft them miraculously over star-lit seas.
A puff of wind brought them a waft of fainter odour from the wild violets which carpeted the woods.
MR. GREX OF MONTE CARLOE. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM
But we link our wishes with whatsoever would gently waft us over.
At the same time a brisk breeze sprang up, sufficient to waft the boats across to the New York side.
In fact, whether through Hubert or through Agatha, a certain intellectual waft had breathed upon the Goyle.
MODERN BROODSCHARLOTTE MARY YONGE
There was the slightest rustle of skirts, the faint waft of an enchanting fragrance, and Ydo came forward.
THE SILVER BUTTERFLYMRS. WILSON WOODROW
But I like to be at peace with my neighbours, and waft them "penillion" instead of dealing the "cleddyfal" of Llewellyn.'
The rolling waves waft fresh and choice food within its reach, and the flow of the current feeds it without requiring an effort.

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