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He might tell her how sorry a spectacle she was making of herself, pretending to be blind to the way Julia Fortune had taken Dean's affections from her.
His looting of the orderly room had taken only a minute or two and the vicinity was still clear of guerrillas.
He was taken aback.
If you don't leave this country within 3 days, your life will be taken the same as Powell's was.
The metal strip they had taken off from was coal black against the green jungle around it.
Packing a small suitcase, informing her husband whom she found in Harry's Bar that she was taking a train to Germany to get away for a while, patting his arm, refusing a drink, getting on the train -- all this had only taken her two hours.
`` Mr. Miller was in the shop '', the Herald Tribune story related, `` but was reluctant to have anybody's picture taken inside, because his business was too ' confidential ' for pictures.
While the picture was taken, Mr. Miller's disposition to be generous to Mr. Sandburg increased to the point where he advised, ' I won't even charge you the one dollar rental fee ' ''.
We were given a job and we carried it out, and later, his case was taken up by the Disciplinary Committee.
By now he was undergoing a fresh torrent of abuse from Tory papers and pamphlets, and action was being taken to effect his punishment by expulsion from Parliament.
Promptly their livestock was taken and according to Gorton the soldiers were ordered to knock down anyone who should utter a word of insolence, and run through anyone who might step out of line.
This was taken after I came to live in Springfield, and it was made under the guidance of the Reverend Raymond Beardslee, a young preacher who came to the Congregational Church there at about the same time that I moved from New York.
Against Seebohm formidable foes have taken the field, notably F. W. Maitland, whose Domesday Book And Beyond was written expressly for this purpose, and Sir Paul Vinogradoff whose The Growth Of The Manor had a similar aim.
The wholesome activities were to be provided by many organizations including the YMCA, the Knights of Columbus, the Jewish Welfare Board, the American Library Association, and the Playground and Recreation Association -- private societies which voluntarily performed the job that was taken over almost entirely by the Special Services Division of the Army itself in World War 2.
After Quiney was elected bailiff in September, 1601, without Greville's approval, Greene wrote him that Coke had promised to be of counsel for Stratford and had advised `` that the office of bayly may be exercised as it is taken upon you, ( Sr. Edwardes his consent not beinge hadd to the swearinge of you ) ''.
I had had my name taken out of the telephone book, and this was partly because of a convict who had been discharged from Sing Sing and who called me night after night.
Andre Malraux's The Walnut Trees Of Altenburg was written in the early years of the second World War, during a period of enforced leisure when he was taken prisoner by the Germans after the fall of France.
Even so apparently impartial a critic as W. H. Frohock has taken for granted that the book was originally intended as a piece of Loyalist propaganda ; ;
But the internationalists have taken over the governing body of the bar, and when the lads met in St. Louis, it was not to grumble about the humidity but to vote unanimously that the United Nations was scarcely less than wonderful, despite an imperfection here and there.

was and up
Any lingering suspicion that this was a trick Al Budd had thought up was dispelled.
When the meal was ready, he told Jones to wash up, and going into the front room, woke the girl.
He was too old -- when he passed up and through the corridor of pines that lined the trail he could see ahead, he was passing from life.
A man was standing in the open door of the lighted orderly room a few yards to Mike's left, but he, too, suddenly made up his mind and went racing to join the confused activity at the east end of the stockade.
Then he went on to the Cheyennes and told them that the Sioux was goin' to move up.
Now under me I could see him for what he really was, a boy dressed up in streaks of paint.
She had picked up the quirt and was twirling it around her wrist and smiling at him.
He got up slowly, and she was already on her feet, and he stood facing her.
She brought up her free hand to hit him, but this time he was quicker.
clutched her throat and sucked up the moisture in her mouth so that her tongue was dry and hard and stuck to the roof of her mouth and her teeth were clenched together in the rigid fixture of her jaws.
That was the day that he had practically mopped up the main street of Big Sands with Aaron McBride, field boss for the Highlands Oil & Gas Company.
The Maguire family was setting up a separate camp nearby.
He was puffing on a cigar, and he was turning up his coat collar against the rain.
The wound in his scalp was examined, pronounced healing, and well doctored with simples, before they dished up the victuals.
`` Jackson recruited his critters, and him and me fixed up his wagon while we was waiting for you to catch up.
The Palace was an elaborate establishment, built practically on stilts in front, with long flights of wooden steps running up to the porch.
He knew now what he was up against.
One of Greg's bombs hung up, and he was miles from the target before he could get rid of it.
He had no idea which was up and which was down.
He caught up with me once and grabbed me, but I was all covered with zing -- it's very slippery, you know ''.

was and by
Her face was very thin, and burned by the sun until much of the skin was dead and peeling, the new skin under it red and angry.
Gavin's stallion was in the barn and he tightened the cinches over the saddle blanket, working by touch in the darkness, comforting the animal with easy words.
It was pierced by a wagon gate built of two wings.
In the brief moment I had to talk to them before I took my post on the ring of defenses, I indicated I was sickened by the methods men employed to live and trade on the river.
His face was split by a vermilion streak, his eyes were pools of white ; ;
It was pitiful to see the thin ranks of warriors, old and young, wheeling and twisting their ponies frantically from side to side only to be tumbled bleeding from their saddles by the relentless slam, slam of the cruelly efficient Hawkinses.
He grabbed her by the shoulders and went down on one knee, taking her weight so that some of the wind was driven out of him.
There was an artificial lake just out of sight in the first stand of trees, fed by a half dozen springs that popped out of the ground above the hillside orchard.
only the counter at one end was lighted by a long fluorescent tube suspended directly above it.
He had looked over my forms and was impressed by what he had seen there ; ;
The office was of logs, four rooms, each heated by an iron stove.
The building was dwarfed by the scene outside.
It was partially cemented by ages and pressure, yet it crumpled before the onslaught of the powerful streams, the force of a thousand fire hoses, and with the gold it held washed down through the long sluices.
Even Hague was repelled by the machinelike deadliness that was Kodyke.
When they reached their neighbor's house, Pamela said a few polite words to Grace and kissed Melissa lightly on the forehead, the impulse prompted by a stray thought -- of the type to which she was frequently subject these days -- that they might never see one another again.
She was sure she would reach the pool by climbing, and she clung to that belief despite the increasing number of obstacles.
It was secured by an oversized padlock.
The rustling problem was by no means solved.
Jess's coarse features twisted in a surprised grin which was smashed out of shape by Curt's fist.
Russ ran through the bills and named an amount it was highly unlikely any cowpuncher would come by honestly.
The truth was, the puncher was both bewildered and dismayed by his own mixed luck.
When it was followed by a second, whining even closer, Cobb swerved sharply aside into a depression.

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