sally

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From this sure post it makes its sallies even to the beginning and to the end of all things.
They talked of their dresses and their presents; they compared the dashing bridegroom of one with the timid lover of the other; they laughed over their own small sallies of wit, over their joyous dreams of the future, over their opinions of the guests invited to the wedding.
And what a jumble of Netties, Nellies, Hatties, and Sallies there is.
I have seen Frenchmen fight both in open field, in the intaking and the defending of towns or castlewicks, in escalados, camisades, night forays, bushments, sallies, outfalls, and knightly spear-runnings.
Nicholas, accompanied by Smike, sallies forth to seek his Fortune.