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If I don't break his back at the first jump," said Rikki, "he can still fight.
Then he began to jump up and down, all four feet together, his head close to the floor.
Rikki-tikki woke up with a jump, for the mongooses are light sleepers.
But he did not grow too proud, and he kept that garden as a mongoose should keep it, with tooth and jump and spring and bite, till never a cobra dared show its head inside the walls.
Stop," said the duke, "Pistache, jump for the queen.
Now, then," said the duke, and as he spoke, lowered the cane almost level with the ground; "Pistache, my friend, jump for the `Illustrious Coxcomb, Mazarin de Piscina.
I will," declared the Scarecrow, "for, if you found that you could not jump over the gulf, Dorothy would be killed, or the Tin Woodman badly dented on the rocks below.
He rose at our approach and took two steps toward us, so quick that they were almost jumps, then as he saw that we were passing indignantly I thought I heard him give a little cry.
There are jumps, for one thing," Somerfield continued,--"pretty stiff affairs, too.
That's the first time in the history of Bierce's Cove that two men made that jump on the same sea.
Measurements that will appear include: jump height, jump count and the new Jump Rate(TM) feature.
Unlike bungee jumping, which involves jumpers bouncing up and down after the jump, the dream jump provides jumpers with a longer free fall and with a landing very similar to that of a base jump without using a parachute.

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