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1  The signal took instant effect.
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2  He took a wild step forward and then stopped.
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3  As soon as his wife had driven off Ethan took his coat and cap from the peg.
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4  He took his seat on the sled and Mattie instantly placed herself in front of him.
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5  Her tone was so sweet that he took the pipe from his mouth and drew his chair up to the table.
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6  She seated herself obediently and he took his place behind her, so close that her hair brushed his face.
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7  He helped himself mechanically and began to eat; then disgust took him by the throat and he laid down his fork.
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8  He took her in his arms, pressing her close, and with a trembling hand smoothed away the hair from her forehead.
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9  Ethan undressed hurriedly and blew out the light so that he should not see her when he took his place at her side.
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10  Zeena came into the room with her dragging down-at-the-heel step, and quietly took her accustomed seat between them.
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11  They finished supper, and while Mattie cleared the table Ethan went to look at the cows and then took a last turn about the house.
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12  This plan had the advantage of enabling him to send Jotham to the Flats after dinner to meet Zenobia, while he himself took the lumber down to the village.
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13  Zeena took the view that Mattie was bound to make the best of Starkfield since she hadn't any other place to go to; but this did not strike Ethan as conclusive.
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14  He had scattered the contents of the table-drawer in his search for a sheet of paper, and as he took up his pen his eye fell on an old copy of the Bettsbridge Eagle.
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15  He still took refuge there in summer, but when Mattie came to live at the farm he had to give her his stove, and consequently the room was uninhabitable for several months of the year.
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16  As they took wing for this it seemed to him that they were flying indeed, flying far up into the cloudy night, with Starkfield immeasurably below them, falling away like a speck in space.
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17  Then, when the loading finally began, a sleety rain was coming down once more, and the tree trunks were so slippery that it took twice as long as usual to lift them and get them in place on the sledge.
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