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Heyward took with him a blazing knot, which threw a dim light through the narrow vista of their new apartment.
demanded madame, tying another knot, as if there were another enemy strangled.
Joe went down on his knees for the greater convenience of opening it, and having unfastened a great many knots, dragged out a large and heavy roll of some dark stuff.
The little knot of people towards Chobham dispersed.
Every Frondist must put a knot of straw in his hat.
Edwards caught the painter of his skiff, and, making a noose, cast it from him with all his force, and luckily succeeded in drawing its knot close around one of the antlers of the buck.
Nor-Nor-Nor-Nor West from Sourabaya to the Baltic-- Ninety knot an hour to the Skaw
The way of fortune, is like the Milken Way in the sky; which is a meeting or knot of a number of small stars; not seen asunder, but giving light together.
I had followed it for several hundred yards when I felt a knot beneath my fingers.
Having taken a kerchief from the cupboard, Willarski bound Pierre's eyes with it and tied it in a knot behind, catching some hairs painfully in the knot.
The top of its head was carved into a crown and the Wizard's bullet had struck it exactly in the left eye, which was a hard wooden knot.
asked the animal, slightly turning his wooden head to look at the party with one eye, which was a knot of wood.