1 There had been reports of a slight skirmish within the Yankee lines and Mose, frantic with grief, had risked his own life to search for Ashley's body but had found nothing.
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2 There'll be just one brief skirmish and the Yankees will skedaddle back into Tennessee.
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3 Within the space of a few days the battles of Atlanta and of Ezra Church were fought, and both of them were major engagements which made Peachtree Creek seem like a skirmish.
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4 Each station, each crossroad the conductor called was the name of a battle, the site of a skirmish.
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5 The skirmish fire increased to a long clattering sound.
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6 It was indispensable that all should be ended on the following day, that triumph should rest either here or there, that the insurrection should prove itself a revolution or a skirmish.
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7 If the people lets fall a black ball, the idea is dried fruit; the insurrection is a mere skirmish.
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8 The opinion of Athos was that d'Artagnan had lost his letter in the skirmish.
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9 They lifted him off at the door of a cabaret, left Bazin with him, who, besides, in a skirmish was more embarrassing than useful, and set forward again in the hope of sleeping at Amiens.
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10 Then, compelled to quit Rome, he went and got himself obscurely killed in a night skirmish, scarcely noticed in history.
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11 There they had a bit of a skirmish in getting rid of the duties; the excise was, in truth, the everlasting enemy of the patron of The Young Amelia.
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12 And then there occurred the first skirmish between the new party and the old.
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13 Richard looked around, and beheld the jovial Friar on his knees, telling his rosary, while his quarter-staff, which had not been idle during the skirmish, lay on the grass beside him.
14 While commanding as consul against the Samnites, Manlius was wounded in a skirmish.
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15 She and Amy had had many lively skirmishes in the course of their lives, for both had quick tempers and were apt to be violent when fairly roused.
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