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along

adverb coupled with, forward, in company with, in conjunction with, lengthwise, side by side, together, with
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That fella dog he belong big white marster along schooner .
White marster along schooner plenty friend along me too much.
Why,' rejoined he, 'as we cannot retreat, I suppose we must keep shoving along.
And, so saying, he crept cautiously along and peered over into the abyss, while I remained wondering by what possible means we could overcome this apparently insuperable obstruction.
Among the American ships which traded along the northwest coast in 1792, was the Columbia, Captain Gray, of Boston.
When Mackenzie some years subsequently published an account of his expeditions, he suggested the policy of opening an intercourse between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, and forming regular establishments through the interior and at both extremes, as well as along the coasts and islands.
There warn't nobody stirring anywhere, and the boat was slipping along, swift and steady, through the big water in the smoky moonlight.
Well, the time strung along and along, and that fellow never come
Their lives are passed in the great sand plains and along the adjacent rivers; they subsist sometimes on fish, at other times on roots and the seeds of a plant, called the cat's-tail.
We feel perfectly convinced that the poor savages had no hostile intention, but had merely gathered together through motives of curiosity, as others of their tribe had done when Captain Bonneville and his companions passed along Snake River.
Well, gracious sakes, she has a nerve," he muttered as he went along the street and passed a row of vacant lots where corn grew.
When she'd got pretty well along down towards me, I put out my pipe and went to where I fished out the bread, and laid down behind a log on the bank in a little open place.