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Yet they made good speed, and were halfway down the gorge that led to the river before the companies of Dingaan poured into it.
Halfway up the hill he met Bagheera with the morning dew shining like moonstones on his coat.
In 1876 it was hesitating halfway between doubt and confidence, between the old political issues of North and South, and the new industrial issues of foreign trade and the development of material resources.
His clothes were coated with dirt, one of his hosen had slipped halfway down from his knee, the sleeve of his jerkin was split, and his face was streaked with sweat and dirt.
I think I must have sensed something of what was coming, for I realize now that I was crouched as for a spring as I saw the blow aimed at her beautiful, upturned, pleading face, and ere the hand descended I was halfway across the hall.
Halfway through, the lieutenant interrupted him and looked up at me.
As for what concerns me in particular I have only in my life carried to an extreme what you have not dared to carry halfway, and what's more, you have taken your cowardice for good sense, and have found comfort in deceiving yourselves.
Thus the count was halfway turned towards his visitor, having his back towards the window, his elbow resting on the geographical chart which furnished the theme of conversation for the moment, -- a conversation which assumed, as in the case of the interviews with Danglars and Morcerf, a turn analogous to the persons, if not to the situation.
If we know that our own men are in a condition to attack, but are unaware that the enemy is not open to attack, we have gone only halfway towards victory.
Directly I put my head out of the companion I saw the group of my two officers, the second mate barefooted, the chief mate in long India- rubber boots, near the break of the poop, and the steward halfway down the poop ladder talking to them eagerly.
The good old man did not require to be twice told; he rushed in with open arms, Raoul meeting him halfway.
Who can read the Cause of an act is halfway to Freedom