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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.

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They had not only spent every cent -- they were in debt up to their necks, owing on everything they owned.
They even talked about Lucille down at the Young Christians' League where I spent a lot of time in Bible classes and helping out with the office work for our foreign mission.
In They Do It with Mirrors ( 1952 ), it is revealed that, in her distant youth, Miss Marple spent time in Europe at a finishing school.
They improve sleep-related problems by shortening the time spent in bed before falling asleep, prolonging the sleep time, and, in general, reducing wakefulness.
They managed two second-place finishes but spent much of the decade in the cellar.
They currently play home games in the 20, 066 capacity Joe Louis Arena after having spent over 40 years playing in Olympia Stadium.
They continued their business until World War II, when he served in the Army Air Force, flying a P-47s and spent time as a prisoner of war.
They relocated to Los Angeles the following year, and after several lineup changes signed to Lee Hazlewood's LHI Records, where they spent late 1967 recording Safe at Home.
They were usually composed of wealthy " country gentlemen " ( i. e. landowners, farmers and merchants ): “ A country gentleman as a member of a Grand Jury ... levied the local taxes, appointed the nephews of his old friends to collect them, and spent them when they were gathered in.
They spent the night at the Comfort Inn in South Portland.
They also save time that would otherwise be spent shuffling, allowing several more hands per hour to be played and increasing the profitability of the table.
They could have spent up to 20 years in jail if the allegations were proved.
They travelled via Baffin Bay, Lancaster and Peel Sounds, and James Ross, Simpson and Rae Straits and spent two winters near King William Island in what is today Gjoa Haven, Nunavut, Canada.
They met at Brooke House, Holborn, and spent two years scrutinising how the war had been financed.
They spent the spring and summer rehearsing at a house in Boyn Hill Road, Maidenhead.
They spent two whole days recuperating in one instance, and on another they rested for a day and two nights before pursuing their enemy.
They raided the Trojan allies and spent time farming the Thracian peninsula.
They spent their savings on drink to secure the favourable opinion of publicans and therefore further employment.
They spent the night recording what would become the Two Virgins album, after which, he said, they " made love at dawn.
They were married in Gibraltar on 20 March 1969, and spent their honeymoon in Amsterdam campaigning with a week-long Bed-In for peace.
They spent the next 20 years together, and in 1874 they adopted a baby girl named Gertie.
They spent Christmas at Sandringham House, before moving to Windsor Castle just outside London for much of the remainder of the war.
They were childhood friends, since his father and her uncle, Phinneas Banning, were partners in the ownership of Catalina Island, where the families spent their summers.

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