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The waif's recklessness and audacity were to him only evidences of so much brains and energy.
Thus it came to pass that in the pursuit of game, our little savage became a “waif and stray.”
It is but a waif on the ocean of commerce—the jetsam and flotsam, of which the law must direct the disposal.
And then Alan Hawke spoke truly to the waif of Destiny, whom chance had thrown in his way.
Indeed, his mind dwelt more upon the defeated and desperate man beside him than upon the waif he was searching for.
“I will go with Oshondonto,” came the voice of Wingo, the waif of the Crees.
The Waif seemed to make her way over a floor of beautiful parquetry which Mother Nature had been constructing for centuries.
It seemed ridiculous to think that girl could be Maggie, "the waif," she had seen on Bliss Island.
And when I have completed this task, I will throw myself like a waif upon the waters of life.
Had someone told her that she had been thrown upon the world a waif, and none of her people had cared to look for her?
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