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These crosses stand for the names of ships or towns that they sank or plundered.
What is the use of time, rewards of merit, medals, crosses, Monthyon prizes, if they do not lead society towards more complete perfection?
She was immediately dazzled by the noise, the lights in the trees, the brightness of the dresses, the laces and gold crosses, and the crowd of people all hopping at the same time.
When an invading force crosses a river in its onward march, do not advance to meet it in mid-stream.
They had met with many crosses and losses in the course of their spring hunt, not so much from Indians as from white men.
And there may be sixty, eighty, any number of these crosses on the ship's track from land to land.
If that woman crosses my threshold, I shall strike her across the face with it.
When Lieutenant Turck crosses thirty," he said, "we shall all cross with him, and God help the officer or the man who reproaches him
There can be no doubt that a race may be modified by occasional crosses, if aided by the careful selection of those individual mongrels, which present any desired character; but that a race could be obtained nearly intermediate between two extremely different races or species, I can hardly believe.