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The high walls and rocks, within which the travellers had been so long inclosed, now occasionally presented openings, through which they were enabled to ascend to the plain, and to cut off considerable bends of the river.
After considerable discussion as to the best form and principle of the proposed instrument the work was finally commenced.
"They're in considerable trouble down there, and they think you and Huck'll be a kind of diversion for them--'comfort,' they say.
The United States lie at a great distance from Europe, and at a considerable distance from all other places with which they would have extensive connections of foreign trade.
Further, the insignificance of Triptolemus and Eumolpus point to considerable antiquity, and the digamma is still active.
The fact is, that there was considerable difficulty in inducing Oliver to take upon himself the office of respiration,--a troublesome practice, but one which custom has rendered necessary to our easy existence; and for some time he lay gasping on a little flock mattress, rather unequally poised between this world and the next: the balance being decidedly in favour of the latter.
There was considerable whisky drinking going on, and I seen three fights.
At night, and between meals, I found considerable time for study and reading; and in this direction I improved myself very much during the summer.
After some ten shots had been fired at considerable intervals a body of copper-colored warriors appeared upon the shore.
At last his keen eyes picked up the ship flying at a considerable altitude far in the east.
I made over twenty miles that day, for I was now hardened to fatigue and accustomed to long hikes, having spent considerable time hunting and exploring in the immediate vicinity of camp.
There is strong reason now to believe that he has got right away, which is a considerable relief to the lonely householders of this district.