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They live only two blocks away, and Jurgis does not care about the carriage.
He was pushed from the block toward his new master, but stopped one moment, and looked back, when his poor old mother, trembling in every limb, held out her shaking hands toward him.
We had soon touched land in the same place as before and set to provision the block house.
It was evidently a block without any possible egress.
I will not accept as the crown of my desires a block of buildings with tenements for the poor on a lease of a thousand years, and perhaps with a sign-board of a dentist hanging out.
On open ground, do not try to block the enemy's way.
A noise was heard like that the instrument of death would make if moved upon the block.
And Joe, picking up one more block, desperately tossed it out of the car.
When Claude and Quasimodo went out together, which frequently happened, and when they were seen traversing in company, the valet behind the master, the cold, narrow, and gloomy streets of the block of Notre-Dame, more than one evil word, more than one ironical quaver, more than one insulting jest greeted them on their way, unless Claude Frollo, which was rarely the case, walked with head upright and raised, showing his severe and almost august brow to the dumbfounded jeerers.
A gigantic block was held back by each of his extended arms.
Five minutes later the merchant was leading his slave to the public market, where a great concourse of people filled the great open space in the centre of which stood the slave block.
I've identified the big block to the left," he observed, and pointed with his fork at a square formed by several rows of lights.