place of concealment


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His obsequious follower stood holding the torch above his head, and then the observer saw for the first time, from his place of concealment, that he was blind.
The machinery of this curious place of concealment has been kept in good order by the present lord, as a species of curiosity.
But as she felt the necessity of concealing her little hoard from her grandfather, and had to change the piece of gold, she took it secretly from its place of concealment, and embraced an opportunity of following the landlord when he went out of the room, and tendered it to him in the little bar.
In the meantime, the scout drew a canoe of bark from its place of concealment beneath some low bushes, whose branches were waving with the eddies of the current, into which he silently motioned for the females to enter.
Cassy, who had glided out of her place of concealment, and, by overhearing, learned the sacrifice that had been made for her and Emmeline, had been there, the night before, defying the danger of detection; and, moved by the last few words which the affectionate soul had yet strength to breathe, the long winter of despair, the ice of years, had given way, and the dark, despairing woman had wept and prayed.
She rose from her place of concealment that she might have a better view of the city.
cried Paul Hover, springing actively forward from his place of concealment.