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They had been seen as soon as they left the ranch, picked out of the darkness by the weary though watchful eyes of two men posted a few hundred yards away in the windless shelter of the trees.
They greeted the news angrily, as though they had been cheated of purpose.
They had pistols in their hands.
They had the house cleaned up by noon, and Wilson sent the boy out to the meadow to bring in the horses.
They had chosen this night purposely.
They had spent a million dollars, carving in a road, putting up buildings, drilling their haulage tunnel.
They had for cover both darkness and a summer storm.
They trailed him across the wide hallway to the parlor, four roughly garbed and tough-looking men who probably had never before ventured into such a house.
They had never seen a tultul but they had heard about it from their fathers ''.
They had fought from caves, and the marines resorted to burning them out.
They couldn't have much dough, but then none of the freight-bums Feathertop rolled had much.
They believe that if the South had been let alone it would have produced a civilization superior to that of modern America.
They had located the runway of a colony of ants and as the ants came out of the ground, the boys picked them up, one at a time, and pinched them dead.
They thought of themselves, to use Jefferson's words, as `` the Argonauts '' who had lived in `` the Heroic Age ''.
They recognized that slavery was a moral issue and not merely an economic interest, and that to recognize it explicitly in their Constitution would be in explosive contradiction to the concept of sovereignty they had set forth in the Declaration of 1776 that `` all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among them are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
They look as if they had been sculptured with an unsharpened chisel.
They had watered their stock at immense profit, then had raised the price of coal fifty cents a ton, netting themselves another $20,000,000 in annual profit.
They had lost twice with the radical Bryan, and were having no part of Hearst, whom they considered more radical than Bryan.
They had to take blood samples to the laboratory to test them, for one thing, and there was much required preliminary procedure.
They had risen from humble beginnings by their own diligence and astuteness, they were unfettered by the codes that bound nobles like Othon or even the older generation of clerks like Hotham, and they were working for an end that their opponents had never even visualized.
They had other topics of conversation, besides their news from courts and fairs, which were of interest to Othon, the builder of castles in Wales and churches in his native country.
They had my mother's opinion of him: that he was too sharp or a little too good to be true.

They and expanded
They expanded under Spanish regency to encompass half of North America and half of South America.
They and other authors freely expanded or modified pre-existing models, constantly refining the moral content without interest or access to much more detail regarding the factual content.
They began as baptismal formulae and were later expanded during the Christological controversies of the 4th and 5th centuries to become statements of faith.
They have been measured in detail, and match what would be expected if small thermal variations, generated by quantum fluctuations of matter in a very tiny space, had expanded to the size of the observable universe we see today.
They also said agriculture should not be expanded, sustainable support capabilities should be incorporated into the area and pollution sources should be reduced.
They city also expanded with the incorporation of the city of Rockingham and the establishment of the Davenport Municipal Airport.
They established bases on the northern highlands of the Ethiopian Plateau and from there expanded southward.
They expanded the house from 14 to 21 rooms, and included a china closet.
They expanded the range of geometry to many new kinds of figures, curves, surfaces, and solids ; they changed its methodology from trial-and-error to logical deduction ; they recognized that geometry studies " eternal forms ", or abstractions, of which physical objects are only approximations ; and they developed the idea of the " axiomatic method ", still in use today.
They also demanded that the colour palette be expanded to 4096 colours, the same as that of the Amiga.
They expanded it to include additional language families.
They based their growth on maritime trade and expanded their colonial empire in Asia, the Americas and the South Africa.
They named Saint Kitts " Liamuiga " meaning " fertile island ", and would likely have expanded further north if not for the arrival of Europeans.
They started writing Qt in 1991, and since then Qt has steadily expanded and improved.
They predict that human beings may eventually be able to transform themselves into beings with such greatly expanded abilities as to merit the label " posthuman ".
They expanded the franchise beyond the Constitutional requirement to more nearly embrace “ the people ”.
They expanded its mission beyond education and exhibitions to include collecting.
They were expanded greatly, and began to be offered by a number of state and local governments during the early Progressive Era in the late nineteenth century.
They feature expanded cargo and passenger space however usually achieve lower mileage and cost more to manufacture.
They are notably absent from cities such as Calgary, Edmonton, and Winnipeg that lie on flat plains and have expanded outwardly on former agricultural land.
They expanded down the Orinoco River to Trinidad, and then spread rapidly up the islands of the Caribbean.
They expanded their influence to the eastern and southern coast from Bosa to Karalis, consolidating a large number of Phoenician colonies all over the western Mediterranean under one empire for the first time.
They were massively expanded during World War II, forming ten Airborne Corps plus numerous Independent Airborne Brigades, with most or all achieving Guards status.
They found that the Barrier Inlet had expanded to form a large bay, in which were hundreds of whales, which led to the immediate christening of the area as the Bay of Whales.

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