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As the dawn was breaking the Wolf Pack yelled Once, twice and again
Furthermore, he refused to undertake the breaking of as many animals as were offered.
At times, all joined in, the control of the quietest breaking down before the wave of excitement and fear that swept spasmodically over all of them.
He is only breaking out at the door of his madness," she replied; "I mean, dear senor bachelor, that he is going to break out again (and this will be the third time) to hunt all over the world for what he calls ventures, though I can't make out why he gives them that name.
At last the Goatherd threw a stone, and breaking its horn, begged the Goat not to tell his master.
The glass breaking, the reptiles all escaped into the street.
M'Dougal in all the bustle of preparation; having about nine days previously announced at the factory, his intention of breaking up the establishment, and fixed upon the
The causes and motives of seditions are, innovation in religion; taxes; alteration of laws and customs; breaking of privileges; general oppression; advancement of unworthy persons; strangers; dearths; disbanded soldiers; factions grown desperate; and what soever, in offending people, joineth and knitteth them in a common cause.