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1  Although both Heyward and Cora listened with painful suspense and the deepest attention, no sounds were heard in reply.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 11
2  Duncan, brave as he was in the combat, could not, in such a moment of painful suspense, make any reply to the cool and characteristic remark of the scout.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 13
3  He was alone, if the solitary sentinel who paced the mound be excepted; for the artillerists had hastened also to profit by the temporary suspension of their arduous duties.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 15
4  Forbidden to stir even a hand, and almost afraid to breath, lest they should expose the frail fabric to the fury of the stream, the passengers watched the glancing waters in feverish suspense.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
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5  To Heyward this was a moment of feverish and impatient suspense; though the scout saw fit to select it as a fit occasion to read a lecture to his more youthful associates on the art of using firearms with discretion.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
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6  Their suspense, however, was soon relieved; for, aided by the skill of the natives, the canoe shot back into the eddy, and floated again at the side of the low rock, before they thought the scout had even time to rejoin his companions.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
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7  All that he had ever heard of the violent separation of the vast tribes of the Delawares rushed across his mind, and he awaited the proper moment to speak, with a suspense that was rendered nearly intolerable by his interest in the stake.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
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8  It would seem that interest in the result had kept the natives on the opposite shores in breathless suspense, while the quick evolutions and swift changes in the positions of the combatants effectually prevented a fire that might prove dangerous alike to friend and enemy.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 8