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1  An instant later he leaped at her, as she lay groveling at his feet.
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2  Jurgis stood stricken dumb, and his heart gave a leap like a mad thing.
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3  He still kept his eyes fixed ahead, and did not stir; but his heart gave a great leap.
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4  Then suddenly the big butcher president leaped upon a pile of stones and yelled: "It's off, boys."
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5  He was looking her fairly in the face, and he could read the sudden fear and wild uncertainty that leaped into her eyes.
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6  Also he had always the progress to encourage him; here in Chicago, for instance, the movement was growing by leaps and bounds.
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7  Jurgis seized a bottle off the counter as he ran; and as the bartender made a leap he hurled the missile at him with all his force.
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8  He was only a couple of feet behind, and he leaped to stop the man's mouth, while Duane held him fast by the arms, as they had agreed.
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9  He had some of his breath back when the car came to the entrance of the yards, and so he leaped off and started again, racing at full speed.
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10  This called for punishment, of course; and the police proceeded to administer it by leaping from the truck and cracking at every head they saw.
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11  He stood and watched it; and all at once a wild impulse seized him, a thought that had been lurking within him, unspoken, unrecognized, leaped into sudden life.
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12  The company takes up the choruses, and men and women cry out like all possessed; some leap to their feet and stamp upon the floor, lifting their glasses and pledging each other.
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13  Out of regions of wonder it streamed, the very river of life; and the soul leaped up at the sight of it, fled back upon it, swift and resistless, back into far-off lands, where beauty and terror dwell.
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14  Now and then one leaps up with a cry and calls for this song or that; and then the fire leaps brighter in Tamoszius' eyes, and he flings up his fiddle and shouts to his companions, and away they go in mad career.
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15  The others leaped a fence in the rear, balking the second policeman, who was fat; and as he came back, furious and cursing, a big Polish woman, the owner of the saloon, rushed in screaming, and received a poke in the stomach that doubled her up on the floor.
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16  A torrent of sparks swept all the way across the building, overwhelming everything, hiding it from sight; and then Jurgis looked through the fingers of his hands, and saw pouring out of the caldron a cascade of living, leaping fire, white with a whiteness not of earth, scorching the eyeballs.
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