1 I did not act, however, with undue precipitation.
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2 It was a foolish precipitation last Christmas, but the evil of a few days may be blotted out in part.
3 Sikes dismounted with great precipitation, holding Oliver by the hand all the while; and lifting him down directly, bestowed a furious look upon him, and rapped the side-pocket with his fist, in a significant manner.
4 Cora, already regretting her precipitation, was obliged to comply, for Magua instantly left the spot, and approached his gluttonous comrades.
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5 Uncas abandoned his rifle, and leaped forward with headlong precipitation.
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6 The Revolution came; events succeeded each other with precipitation; the parliamentary families, decimated, pursued, hunted down, were dispersed.
7 Milady was about to cry out, "Immediately," but she reflected that such precipitation would not be very gracious toward d'Artagnan.
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8 I would have seized him, but he eluded me and quitted the house with precipitation.
9 There was nothing she could say that would not precipitate a scene in which he would be sure to remark upon her locked door and the probable connection Ashley had with it.
10 Miss Bart shrank from it slightly, and then flung herself into precipitate explanations.
11 Again she felt her colour change; again her heart rose in precipitate throbs to meet what she felt was coming.
12 He put it to her as if she had not grasped the consequences of her act; as if her incorrigible ignorance of business were about to precipitate her into a fresh act of folly.
13 After riding about an hour in this way, the whole party made a precipitate and tumultuous descent into a barn-yard belonging to a large farming establishment.
14 Thou hast spoken well, Brother Albert," said Beaumanoir; "thy motives were good, since thou didst judge it right to arrest thine erring brother in his career of precipitate folly.
15 Crawford had been too precipitate.