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1  He clapped his hands in wonder.
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2  Several had still their staves in their hands.
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3  He shook hands, I fancy, murmured vaguely, was satisfied with my French.
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4  The faces twitched with the strain, the hands trembled slightly, the eyes forgot to wink.
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5  The pilgrims used to turn out in a body and empty every rifle they could lay hands on at him.
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6  The man had rolled on his back and stared straight up at me; both his hands clutched that cane.
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7  I handled this amazing antiquity with the greatest possible tenderness, lest it should dissolve in my hands.
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8  While I stood horror-struck, one of these creatures rose to his hands and knees, and went off on all-fours towards the river to drink.
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9  That fool-helmsman, his hands on the spokes, was lifting his knees high, stamping his feet, champing his mouth, like a reined-in horse.
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10  In a moment he came up again with a jump, possessed himself of both my hands, shook them continuously, while he gabbled: 'Brother sailor.'
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11  I shook hands with this miracle, and I learned he was the Company's chief accountant, and that all the bookkeeping was done at this station.
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12  They wandered here and there with their absurd long staves in their hands, like a lot of faithless pilgrims bewitched inside a rotten fence.
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13  He had sunken cheeks, a yellow complexion, a straight back, an ascetic aspect, and, with his arms dropped, the palms of hands outwards, resembled an idol.
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14  White men with long staves in their hands appeared languidly from amongst the buildings, strolling up to take a look at me, and then retired out of sight somewhere.
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15  He ought to have been clapping his hands and stamping his feet on the bank, instead of which he was hard at work, a thrall to strange witchcraft, full of improving knowledge.
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16  Two others remained open-mouthed a whole minute, then dashed into the little cabin, to rush out incontinently and stand darting scared glances, with Winchesters at 'ready' in their hands.
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17  But suddenly, as we struggled round a bend, there would be a glimpse of rush walls, of peaked grass-roofs, a burst of yells, a whirl of black limbs, a mass of hands clapping, of feet stamping, of bodies swaying, of eyes rolling, under the droop of heavy and motionless foliage.
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