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1  "We heard it," was the significant answer.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
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2  Well did these barbarous warriors prove that they deserved those significant names which had been bestowed for deeds in former wars.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
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3  Remember," added the scout, tapping his own head significantly on that spot where Gamut was yet sore, "we come to fight, and not to musickate.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
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4  At the same time he laid his finger significantly on another similar weapon, both being the fruits of his prowess among their enemies during the evening.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
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5  Hawkeye made no other reply than by passing his finger around the crown of his head, in a manner so significant, that none who witnessed the action could mistake its meaning.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
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6  The Mohicans had suspended their operations about the glimmering fire to listen; and, when Duncan had done, they looked at each other significantly, the father uttering the never-failing exclamation of surprise.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
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7  When they issued from beneath its concealment, they found the scout awaiting their appearance nigh by, and the only salutation between them was the significant gesture for silence, made by their sagacious leader.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
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8  The Delaware, whose name in English signified "Hard Heart," an appellation that the French had translated into "le Coeur-dur," forgot that obduracy of purpose, which had probably obtained him so significant a title.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
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9  Here he paused a moment, pointed significantly to the woods below, and saying a few words in his own language, as if indicating his intended route, he dropped into the water, and sank from before the eyes of the witnesses of his movements.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
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10  The fact was soon announced by a significant gesture, accompanied by a corresponding cry; and the whole of the excited multitude abandoned their mimic warfare, with shrill yells of pleasure, to prepare for the more hazardous experiment of the reality.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
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11  As the Huron used his native language, the prisoners, notwithstanding the caution of the natives had kept them within the swing of their tomahawks, could only conjecture the substance of his harangue from the nature of those significant gestures with which an Indian always illustrates his eloquence.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
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12  This sign, intended for those that might follow, was observed by one of her conductors, who restored the glove, broke the remaining branches of the bush in such a manner that it appeared to proceed from the struggling of some beast in its branches, and then laid his hand on his tomahawk, with a look so significant, that it put an effectual end to these stolen memorials of their passage.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
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