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When he was out hunting, he used to go into the empty log house and sit there, brooding.
Turning towards the hearth, where the two logs had fallen apart, and sent forth only a red uncertain glimmer, he seated himself on his fireside chair, and was stooping to push his logs together, when, to his blurred vision, it seemed as if there were gold on the floor in front of the hearth.
In they went, beating at the flames with their ox-hide shields, stamping them out with their naked feet, tearing down the burning logs and casting them aside.
When he utilizes combined energy, his fighting men become as it were like unto rolling logs or stones.
When they had crossed the little bridge of hewn logs that was thrown over the Susquehanna, they left the highway, and struck into that field which had been the scene of the victory over the pigeons.
There is none better or bolder among my people to clear a block of the river when the logs stick fast.
Then he became absorbed in a map laid out on the logs.
But a real horse is alive, and trots and prances and eats oats, while this is nothing more than a dead horse, made of wood, and used to saw logs upon.
It had been rudely made, in the beginning, to saw logs upon, so that its body was a short length of a log, and its legs were stout branches fitted into four holes made in the body.
Lying flat on the logs, keeping perfectly quiet, waiting till the minnows came close, we would make swift passes with our hands.
I've got a dozen gangs strung out up the Yukon getting out logs.
Often he had heard his father and mother, on the safety of the sand, bark and rage their hatred of those terrible sea-dwellers, when, close to the beach, they appeared on the surface like logs awash.