1 And so, by dint of alternate coaxing and commanding, he contrived to get them all once more enclosed in their separate dormitories.
2 Jane ran to her uncle and aunt, and welcomed and thanked them both, with alternate smiles and tears.
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3 They spread themselves about and keep alternate watch, and, lying along the grass, drink deep and set brazen bowls atilt.
4 All their battalions, sharing the lot of peril, keep watch along the walls, and take alternate charge of all that requires defence.
5 Waldman, a fellow professor, would lecture upon chemistry the alternate days that he omitted.
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6 The men, led by the groans of Tom, scrambled and crackled through stumps, logs and bushes, to where that hero lay groaning and swearing with alternate vehemence.
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7 By dint of alternate threats, promises, and bribes, the lady in question was ultimately prevailed upon to undertake the commission.
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8 This created, outdoors, alternate shadow and gleams of light, eclipses, then bright openings of the clouds; and indoors a sort of twilight.
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9 Choosing the latter alternative, I began by making up my mind to leave the hotel, and to take up my quarters in some less pretentious and less expensive domicile.
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10 Now, sir,' she continued, 'I had no intention of telling you all this, but since my poor daughter has disclosed it I have no alternative.
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11 This flood of tears left Mr. Sowerberry no alternative.
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12 'He knows the alternative,' said Mr. Browlow.
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13 You will observe, Watson, the alternative use of the long s and the short.
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14 There seemed to be no alternative but to catch him red-handed, and to do so we had to use Sir Henry, alone and apparently unprotected, as a bait.
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15 If he refuses, we have no alternative but to apply for a warrant.
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