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there was no point in locking it up in the armoire now, it was like locking the barn after the horse was stolen.
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The easiest thing would be to sell out to Al Budd and leave the country, but there was a stubborn streak in him that wouldn't allow it.
He was thinking of Rittenhouse and how he had left him there, to rock to death on the porch of the Splendide.
The coyote was calling again, and he hoped that this time there would be no other sounds to interrupt it.
Unconcerned, indifferent, unmotivated, the forest was simply there -- fighting man's depredations with more abundant growth and man's follies with its own musical evening laughter.
He himself had heard that there was gangster money in the company, but that had nothing to do with him.
Prosecutor Baird immediately assumed he was hiding out there after the shooting and began preparing an indictment.
Again he stood in the darkness listening, but there was only the scrape of a shod hoof on a plank floor.
Seeing them waiting there at the foot of Emigrant Rock was so overwhelming that, for a good minute after they rounded the bend and started down the grade leading toward them, Matilda could not speak at all.
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Two men, together like us, we could do somethin fine out there, maybe find a place where no one's ever been.
Mrs. Roebuck thought Johnson was a `` sweet bawh t'lah lahk thet '', but her Herman was getting to be a man, there was no getting around it.
`` I'd wind up full of bullet holes '', he said, and there was no question that he was talking about bullets fired by his coworkers.
They are huge areas which have been swept by winds for so many centuries that there is no soil left, but only deep bare ridges fifty or sixty yards apart with ravines between them thirty or forty feet deep and the only thing that moves is a scuttling layer of sand.
In Persia, where practically speaking there are no museums or libraries or, for that matter, hardly any books, the twins run free.
Their President, Jefferson Davis, interpreted their Constitution to mean that it `` admits of no coerced association '', but this remained so doubtful that `` there were frequent demands that the right to secede be put into the Constitution ''.
In fact, although we have dispelled the fear, we have not necessarily assured ourselves that there are no dangers.