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A far-off volley rumbled over the plain, and a few birds stirred uneasily among the trees.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
At the usual hour that night the employés of Stickle and Screw left work and took their several ways home ward.
THE GARRET AND THE GARDENR.M. BALLANTYNE
Just as the Admiral was going, Ward (of the Intelligence) crossed over with a nasty little damper.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Jean was to be an architect—God knows why—but Aristide settled it, definitely, off-hand.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
The suggestive remarks of Mr. Ward do not appear hitherto to have attracted the attention they deserve.
THE THREE DAYS' TOURNAMENTJESSIE L. WESTON
The parallel to which Mr. Ward refers is that contained in the earlier part of the Prose Lancelot.
THE THREE DAYS' TOURNAMENTJESSIE L. WESTON
The tribal ward headmanʼs district deputies together constitute the police force of the whole ward.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
Tribal ward headmen and their district deputies are not required to give bond.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
The district headman is the deputy of the tribal ward headman to whom he is immediately responsible.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
In favorable parts of the trail he must do better than that, to off-set losses of time where the going was most difficult.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
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