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1  'Tis soon done, and a small hope it is; but it is better than nothing.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 14
2  Heyward abandoned every hope, with the belief it was the signal that they were discovered.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
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3  While there is hope of succor, this fortress will I defend, though it be to be done with pebbles gathered on the lake shore.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
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4  You hear our probable fortunes, Cora," said Duncan, "and you know we have everything to hope from the anxiety and experience of your father.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
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5  The experiment in some measure succeeded, though far too many suffered their unloaded muskets to be torn from their hands, in the vain hope of appeasing the savages.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
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6  The spirits of the scout, and the astonishing success of the chase, in which a circuitous distance of more than forty miles had been passed, did not fail to impart a portion of hope to the whole party.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
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7  Duncan caught from these natural accompaniments of the solitary scene a glimmering of hope; and he began to rally his faculties to renewed exertions, with something like a reviving confidence of success.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
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8  There he turned, and, in the sweeping and haughty glance that he threw around the circle of his enemies, Duncan caught a look which he was glad to construe into an expression that he was not entirely deserted by hope.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
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9  A long and anxious watch succeeded, but without any further evidences of a renewed attack; and Duncan began to hope that their fire had proved more fatal than was supposed, and that their enemies had been effectually repulsed.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
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10  As Alice rose from her knees, where she had sunk by the side of Cora, she threw herself on the bosom of the latter, and sobbed aloud the name of their aged father, while her soft, dove-like eyes, sparkled with the rays of hope.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
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11  These Mohicans and I will do what man's thoughts can invent, to keep such flowers, which, though so sweet, were never made for the wilderness, from harm, and that without hope of any other recompense but such as God always gives to upright dealings.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
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12  His first measures were very evidently taken to secure his new captive; nor did he even bestow a second glance at the motionless forms in the center of the cavern, until he had completely cut off every hope of retreat through the private outlet he had himself used.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
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13  As minute after minute passed by, leaving them in undisturbed security, the insinuating feeling of hope was gradually gaining possession of every bosom, though each one felt reluctant to give utterance to expectations that the next moment might so fearfully destroy.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
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14  As the thoughts of those who are in misery seldom slumber, and the invention is never more lively than when it is stimulated by hope, however feeble and remote, he had even imagined that the parental feelings of Munro were to be made instrumental in seducing him from his duty to the king.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
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15  Heyward felt the grasp of the other at his throat, and saw the grim smile the savage gave, under the revengeful hope that he hurried his enemy to a fate similar to his own, as he felt his body slowly yielding to a resistless power, and the young man experienced the passing agony of such a moment in all its horrors.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
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16  The delivery of these skillful rhymes was accompanied, on the part of the stranger, by a regular rise and fall of his right hand, which terminated at the descent, by suffering the fingers to dwell a moment on the leaves of the little volume; and on the ascent, by such a flourish of the member as none but the initiated may ever hope to imitate.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
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17  He watched his slightest movement, however, with eager eyes; and, as he traced the fine outline of his admirably proportioned and active frame, he endeavored to persuade himself, that, if the powers of man, seconded by such noble resolution, could bear one harmless through so severe a trial, the youthful captive before him might hope for success in the hazardous race he was about to run.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
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