1 Tom presently began to drift insensibly back into the concerns of this life again.
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2 The other pirates were looking their last, too; and they all looked so long that they came near letting the current drift them out of the range of the island.
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3 The moon was so bright I could a counted the drift logs that went a-slipping along, black and still, hundreds of yards out from shore.
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4 I started across to the town from a little below the ferry-landing, and the drift of the current fetched me in at the bottom of the town.
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5 But I made out to see that the drift of the current was towards the left-hand shore, which meant that I was in a crossing; so I changed off and went that way.
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6 But the boat was not fastened, and the motion which she occasioned, made it drift from the shore.
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7 The magic place was deserted: there was no sound but the splash of the water on the lily-pads, and a distant drift of music that might have been blown across a sleeping lake.
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8 He dug his toe into a drift, like a schoolboy.
9 But you're young; you don't know what an innocent liking might drift into.
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10 One stood and watched, and little by little caught the drift of the tide, as it set in the direction of the packing houses.
11 They had had to give up trying to get to the yards, and had nearly perished in a drift.
12 There was," said St. Clare, "a time in my life when I had plans and hopes of doing something in this world, more than to float and drift.
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13 In fact, I am, of course, he said, altogether perplexed as to her drift.
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14 Holmes's face was turned towards it, and he muttered impatiently as he watched its sluggish drift.
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15 The blackish soil is kept forever soft by the incessant drift of spray, and a bird would leave its tread upon it.
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