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By a fence he had stopped and beating like a giant woodpecker upon the top board had shouted at George Willard, condemning his tendency to be too much influenced by the people about him, "You are destroying yourself," he cried.
The fences are fastened to heavy oaken posts only three feet apart, and these posts are sunk five feet in the ground.
You see, Aunt Polly's awful particular about this fence -- right here on the street, you know -- but if it was the back fence I wouldn't mind and SHE wouldn't.
Dunstan, however, took one fence too many, and got his horse pierced with a hedge-stake.
there, on the farther side of the thorn fence, looking large in the grey mist, stood the lad Umslopogaas, laughing.
I went close up to the fence on the left and worked my way along its palings.
Particular pieces of fence or secure positions behind collections of trees were wrangled over, as gold thrones or pearl bedsteads.
As he spoke the blade plucked itself out of the crack it had made and came down again with a more ponderous slash, splitting the fissiparous fence to the bottom with a rending noise.
When she had gone several miles she thought she would stop to rest, and so climbed to the top of the fence beside the road and sat down.
It makes a difference doesn't it, whether we fully fence ourselves in, or whether we are fenced out by the barriers of others?
Consequently, when a chunk of mud came sailing over the fence, he did not notice it.
The hospital was in a brick building with some of the window frames and panes broken and a courtyard surrounded by the remains of a wooden fence that had been pulled to pieces.