1 It was about the hour of noon, therefore, when De Bracy, for whose advantage the expedition had been first planned, appeared to prosecute his views upon the hand and possessions of the Lady Rowena.
2 Thus exhorted, Cedric sallied forth upon his expedition; and it was not long ere he had occasion to try the force of that spell which his Jester had recommended as omnipotent.
3 This frightened Oliver very much, and made him glad to get out of those villages with all possible expedition.
4 Oliver got through it with extraordinary expedition.
5 And now, for the first time, Oliver, well-nigh mad with grief and terror, saw that housebreaking and robbery, if not murder, were the objects of the expedition.
6 In a short time Oliver was sufficiently recovered to undergo the fatigue of this expedition.
7 Persuaded, in part, by these representations, but overborne in a much greater degree by his fear of Fagin, Mr. Bolter at length consented, with a very bad grace, to undertake the expedition.
8 The heat of the day had scarcely declined as yet, and she went along the sunny hills at a leisurely pace, there being ample time for her idle expedition.
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9 My friend insisted upon my accompanying them in their expedition, which I was eager enough to do, for my curiosity and sympathy were deeply stirred by the story to which we had listened.
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10 Now, all these rooms are unfurnished and unoccupied so that his expedition became more mysterious than ever.
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11 In five minutes we were outside the door, starting upon our expedition.
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12 A strange thing for a man to carry with him upon a rough expedition, especially as it would not shut in his pocket.
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13 It is possible that I may have to ask your company and assistance upon a small expedition which will have be undertaken to-night, if my chain of reasoning should prove to be correct.
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14 I have just returned from a small scouting expedition, and everything is favourable.
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15 This expedition has been the favourite dream of my early years.