1 Side by side on the narrow shawl knelt the two wanderers, the little prattling child and the reckless, hardened adventurer.
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2 As far as could be judged of a man sheathed in armour, the new adventurer did not greatly exceed the middle size, and seemed to be rather slender than strongly made.
3 He soon made ducks and drakes of what I gave him, sank lower and lower, married another woman, I believe, became an adventurer, a gambler, and a cheat.
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4 And so this adventurer, marching forth with an undisciplined and disorderly rabble to meet Hannibal, was, with all his followers, defeated and slain in the very first encounter.
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5 They're all adventurers or Carpetbag aristocrats.
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6 Government of Georgia by its own citizens was dead, the state was helpless and the adventurers were swarming in.
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7 They were a special caste, neither above nor below the Haydocks, but apart, artists and adventurers.
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8 His attention was, however, bestowed in vain; for with the disappearance of Uncas, every sign of the adventurers had been lost, leaving him in total uncertainty of their fate.
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9 Favored by this arrangement, they touched the head of the island at that point which had proved so fatal to their first adventurers, but with the advantages of superior numbers, and the possession of firearms.
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10 The adventurers assumed their arms and packs, and the scout announced to Munro and Heyward that he and the Indians were at last in readiness to proceed.
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11 The adventurers had got clear of the village, and were now swiftly approaching the shelter of the woods, when a loud and long cry arose from the lodge where Uncas had been confined.
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12 Accordingly a party of adventurers, better suited to the task than the weak though spirited boy, was ordered to dislodge the skulkers.
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13 Here our two adventurers fed their horses.
14 Fantine had long evaded Tholomyes in the mazes of the hill of the Pantheon, where so many adventurers twine and untwine, but in such a way as constantly to encounter him again.
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15 At two o'clock in the morning, our four adventurers left Paris by the Barriere St. Denis.
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