1 In this manner hours passed without further interruption.
2 He listened like one who was convinced, and resumed his narrative in his former solemn manner.
3 The person of this individual was to the last degree ungainly, without being in any particular manner deformed.
4 They listened, as if expecting the sound would be repeated, with a manner that expressed their own astonishment.
5 The manner of the scout was seriously impressive, though no longer distinguished by any signs of unmanly apprehension.
6 Though we are not in danger, common prudence would teach us to journey through this wilderness in as quiet a manner as possible.
7 "The thieves are outlying for scalps and plunder," said the white man, whom we shall call Hawkeye, after the manner of his companions.
8 The wolves must be hovering above their heads on the bank, and the timorsome creatures are calling on man for help, in the best manner they are able.
9 He hesitated a single instant, and bending a cautious glance toward his companion, he continued, in a manner that was divided between interrogation and assertion.
10 Heyward gathered from the manners of the different speakers, that the father and son espoused one side of a disputed question, while the white man maintained the other.
11 In this manner they proceeded, for many rods, in a silence that was only interrupted by the rippling of the water, as its eddies played around them, or the low dash made by their own cautious footsteps.
12 At this spot were gathered some half dozen horses, caparisoned in a manner which showed that two, at least, were destined to bear the persons of females, of a rank that it was not usual to meet so far in the wilds of the country.
13 Although his alarming communication was not received without much secret terror by the listeners, his earnest and impressive manner, aided perhaps by the nature of the danger, succeeded in bracing their nerves to undergo some unlooked-for and unusual trial.
14 At each change in the evolutions of the latter, the former raised his tall person in the stirrups; producing, in this manner, by the undue elongation of his legs, such sudden growths and diminishings of the stature, as baffled every conjecture that might be made as to his dimensions.
15 Heyward himself was posted at hand, so near that he might communicate with his companions without raising his voice to a dangerous elevation; while David, in imitation of the woodsmen, bestowed his person in such a manner among the fissures of the rocks, that his ungainly limbs were no longer offensive to the eye.
16 One arm of the river flowed through a deep, narrow ravine, which its current had worn in the soft rock, directly beneath his feet, forming an effectual defense, as he believed, against any danger from that quarter; the water, a few rods above them, plunging, glancing, and sweeping along in its most violent and broken manner.
17 Uncas raised the blanket for their passage, and as the sisters turned to thank him for this act of attention, they saw the scout seated again before the dying embers, with his face resting on his hands, in a manner which showed how deeply he brooded on the unaccountable interruption which had broken up their evening devotions.
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