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1  Without losing one of those moments which had now become so precious, he flew toward the quarters of Munro, in quest of the sisters.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 17
2  In vain were the eyes of each individual bent along the opposite shores, in quest of some signs of life, that might explain the nature of the interruption they had heard.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
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3  David shut his sensitive ears, and even Heyward apprised as he was of the nature of the cry, looked upward in quest of the bird, as the cawing of a crow rang in the air about them.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
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4  "'Tis some creature of the forest prowling around us in quest of food," he said, in a whisper, as soon as the low, and apparently distant sounds, which had startled the Mohicans, reached his own ears.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
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5  The eye of the hunter, or scout, whichever he might be, was small, quick, keen, and restless, roving while he spoke, on every side of him, as if in quest of game, or distrusting the sudden approach of some lurking enemy.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
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6  It was, in truth, the father in quest of his children, attended by the youth who felt so deep a stake in their happiness, and those brave and trusty foresters, who had already proved their skill and fidelity through the trying scenes related.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
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7  Wearied at length by their importunities, and apprehensive of irritating his captors by too stubborn a silence, the former looked about him in quest of Magua, who might interpret his answers to questions which were at each moment becoming more earnest and threatening.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
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8  The hardy colonist, and the trained European who fought at his side, frequently expended months in struggling against the rapids of the streams, or in effecting the rugged passes of the mountains, in quest of an opportunity to exhibit their courage in a more martial conflict.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
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9  Thought itself is not quicker than was the motion with which the latter profited by the advantage; he turned, gleamed like a meteor again before the eyes of Duncan, and, at the next moment, when the latter recovered his recollection, and gazed around in quest of the captive, he saw him quietly leaning against a small painted post, which stood before the door of the principal lodge.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
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