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So I cut my way through the reed fence with my assegai and crept to the hut where Baleka was with some of her half-sisters.
They crept and crept, the hem of her petticoat just touching his gaiter, and his elbow sometimes brushing hers.
While this met fully with Bududreen's plans he urged the man against any such act that he might have witnesses to prove that he not only had no hand in the crime, but had exerted his authority to prevent it; but when two of the men separated themselves from the party and crept toward the bungalow no force was interposed to stop them.
This that she saw nightly was an older mother, broken with insomnia and brave with sorrow, who crept, always crept, a pale, frail creature, gentle and unfaltering, dying from lack of sleep, living by will, and by will refraining from going mad, who, nevertheless, could not will sleep, and whom not even the whole tribe of doctors could make sleep.
As I drove on, a peculiar change crept over the appearance of things.