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1  He caught his breath once or twice and sobbed.
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2  I turned aside, caught my breath, and looked again.
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3  I gasped, caught my breath painfully, and opened my eyes.
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4  He shook his head, and with a deep sign as of awakening, caught his breath.
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5  The breath was leaving his lungs and his chest was collapsing under my weight.
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6  I could scarcely catch my breath, so fiercely was I impelled through the heavens.
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7  I had never before seen him stripped, and the sight of his body quite took my breath away.
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8  "I am so tired," she said, with a quick intake of the breath and a sigh, drooping her head wearily.
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9  I had come up on deck for a breath of fresh air and to try to get some repose for my overwrought nerves.
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10  It seemed the breath of his nostrils, this carrying his life in his hands and struggling for it against tremendous odds.
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11  There was just the faintest wind from the westward; but it breathed its last by the time we managed to get to leeward of the last lee boat.
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12  Johnson's breath, suddenly expelled, shot from his mouth and as suddenly checked, with the forced, audible expiration of a man wielding an axe.
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13  Whether it was merely the expelled breath, or his consciousness of his growing impotence, I know not, but his throat vibrated with a deep groan.
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14  His eyes were closed, and he was apparently unconscious; but his mouth was wide open, his breast, heaving as though from suffocation as he laboured noisily for breath.
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15  My body struck and pounded as it was dashed helplessly along and turned over and over, and when I could hold my breath no longer, I breathed the stinging salt water into my lungs.
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16  Without pausing for breath, though my heart was beating like a trip-hammer from my exertions, I sprang to the topsails, and before the wind had become too strong we had them fairly set and were coiling down.
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17  But I was learning the sweet lesson for myself that the soul transmuted itself, expressed itself, through the flesh; that the sight and sense and touch of the loved one's hair was as much breath and voice and essence of the spirit as the light that shone from the eyes and the thoughts that fell from the lips.
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