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1  Magua, like the father of the sick woman, eyed it keenly for a moment, as if to ascertain its character.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 25
2  The scout, who had left David at the door, to ascertain they were not observed, thought it prudent to preserve his disguise until assured of their privacy.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 26
3  The scout having ascertained that the Mohicans were sufficient of themselves to maintain the requisite distance, deliberately laid aside his paddle, and raised the fatal rifle.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
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4  Those acute and long-practised senses, whose powers so often exceed the limits of all ordinary credulity, after having detected the danger, had enabled them to ascertain its magnitude and duration.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
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5  First making the circuit of the hut, and ascertaining that it stood quite alone, and that the character of its inmate was likely to protect it from visitors, he ventured through its low door, into the very presence of Gamut.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
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6  In the meantime, some of the swiftest and most discreet of the young men were ordered to make the circuit of the clearing, under cover of the woods, in order to ascertain that their suspected neighbors, the Delawares, designed no mischief.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
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7  Among the topmost leaves, which scantily concealed the gnarled and stunted limbs, a savage was nestled, partly concealed by the trunk of the tree, and partly exposed, as though looking down upon them to ascertain the effect produced by his treacherous aim.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
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8  As they proceeded, the scout ascertained that his companion found access to Uncas, under privilege of his imaginary infirmity, aided by the favor he had acquired with one of the guards, who, in consequence of speaking a little English, had been selected by David as the subject of a religious conversion.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 26