1 So all life is a great chain, the nature of which is known whenever we are shown a single link of it.
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2 "The last link," he cried, exultantly.
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3 He had in one hand a lighted torch, or link, and in the other a baton of crab-tree, so thick and heavy, that it might well be termed a club.
4 'That's why having a son helps; one is only a link in a chain,' he said.
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5 He is a curious, interesting, and nearly perished link between obsolete forms of life and those which generally prevail.
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6 I have forged and tested every link of my chain, Professor Coram, and I am sure that it is sound.
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7 Our only clue lay in the truncated telegram, and with a copy of this in his hand Holmes set forth to find a second link for his chain.
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8 Like Adam, I was apparently united by no link to any other being in existence; but his state was far different from mine in every other respect.
9 My protectors had departed and had broken the only link that held me to the world.
10 And there stood the minister, with his hand over his heart; and Hester Prynne, with the embroidered letter glimmering on her bosom; and little Pearl, herself a symbol, and the connecting link between those two.
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11 Here was the iron link of mutual crime, which neither he nor she could break.
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12 She could never have explained the chain of thought that made her smile; but the last link in it was that her husband, in exalting his brother and abasing himself, was not quite sincere.
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13 Far from the battle lines, the town and its railroads provided the connecting link between the two armies of the Confederacy, the army in Virginia and the army in Tennessee and the West.
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14 Mammy, the last link with the old days.
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15 The peculiar charm of her feeling for Selden was that she understood it; she could put her finger on every link of the chain that was drawing them together.
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