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For a league they had to creep from rock to rock, until at length they discovered an extensive plain, bounded by inaccessible mountains.
For either he must hire foreign guards to defend his person; or he must arm the peasantry, so that they may play the part which ought to be played by the citizens; or he must league with powerful neighbours for his defence.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
We possessed a house in Geneva, and a campagne on Belrive, the eastern shore of the lake, at the distance of rather more than a league from the city.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
The wind was full west, and by six in the evening I computed I had gone eastward at least eighteen leagues; when I spied a very small island about half a league off, which I soon reached.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift Context
A quarter of a league further on, he arrived at the bottom of a little valley, where there is water which passes beneath an arch made through the embankment of the road.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo Context
But no one found the words thougtless or untrue, for Beth still seemed among them, a peaceful presence, invisible, but dearer than ever, since death could not break the household league that love made disoluble.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context
Yeobright were in league, and felt that there was a certain legitimacy in combating such a coalition.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context
Besides, a signal made half a league out at sea, and to which The Young Amelia replied by a similar signal, indicated that the moment for business had come.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
At a league from Beauvais, where the road was confined between two high banks, they fell in with eight or ten men who, taking advantage of the road being unpaved in this spot, appeared to be employed in digging holes and filling up the ruts with mud.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas Context
The policemen in the district all belonged to the league, and instead of suppressing the fights, they sold tickets for them.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair Context
As far as I can make out, the League was founded by an American millionaire, Ezekiah Hopkins, who was very peculiar in his ways.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context