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occurring right after another

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the body of persons who admire a public personality, especially an entertainer

a group of attendants or followers

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the act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture

about to be mentioned or specified

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immediately following in time or order

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going or proceeding or coming after in the same direction

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in the desired direction

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On the twenty-fourth day of December following we had one man killed, and one wounded, by the Indians, who seemed determined to persecute us for erecting this fortification.
It is probable, however, that to this fact I owe my life and the remarkable experiences and adventures which befell me during the following ten years.
As they enjoy their favorite state of hostility with all these tribes, their expeditions are prone to be conducted in the most lawless and predatory style; nor do they hesitate to extend their maraudings to any party of white men they meet with; following their trails; hovering about their camps; waylaying and dogging the caravans of the free traders, and murdering the solitary trapper.
Hunt that, by following up Wind River, and crossing a single mountain ridge, he would come upon the head waters of the Columbia.
I saw you--turn away from the station--just before I got there--and I have been following you all this way
Barth, in following out to Soudan the track traced by Denham and Clapperton; Dr.
I did, however, consent to deliver an address in the American chapel the following Sunday morning, and at this meeting General Harrison, General Porter, and other distinguished Americans were present.
As long as this news remained unofficial it was possible to doubt it, but the next day the following communication was received from Count Rostopchin:
But it is to be doubted whether any one liked reading them so much as he liked writing them--say, some time in the years 1893 and 1894, in a New York flat, where he could look from his lofty windows over two miles and a half of woodland in Central Park, and halloo his fancy wherever he chose in that faery realm of books which he re-entered in reminiscences perhaps too fond at times, and perhaps always too eager for the reader's following.
At dinner he seemed distraught, and early in the evening he excused himself and retired, Lady Greystoke following him very soon after.
On the following day Gryphus appeared to him even more hideous, brutal, and hateful than usual; in his mind, or rather in his heart, there had been some hope that it was the old man who prevented his daughter from coming.
After twice reading, I felt sure that I had made out correctly the following address:
But on the following Friday he was waited upon by the Pillars of the Church, who informed him that in order to be in harmony with the New Theology and get full advantage of modern methods of Gospel interpretation they had deemed it advisable to make a change.
The following personages appear in other stories of the Human Comedy.
So large was his following that he managed to take possession of the empty shell of the old Democratic Party.