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The same day on which this attempt was made, the Indians divided themselves into different parties, and attacked several forts, which were shortly before this time erected, doing a great deal of mischief.
Pocket, Junior's, idea of Shortly was not mine, for I had nearly maddened myself with looking out for half an hour, and had written my name with my finger several times in the dirt of every pane in the window, before I heard footsteps on the stairs.
He was gone for four years, and when he returned all had been over for three; for about a year after his departure, and shortly before the time for the return of an expedition which had gone forth to fetch the fruits of a community incubator, the egg had hatched.
With his rifle he brought down a buck at a ford in a small stream shortly after they broke camp, breakfastless.
He set out shortly afterwards in company with two white men on his return to the settlements.
The progress of the friendship between Catherine and Isabella was quick as its beginning had been warm, and they passed so rapidly through every gradation of increasing tenderness that there was shortly no fresh proof of it to be given to their friends or themselves.
After prayers the Synagogue shortly took the semblance of a writing school.
No stake that you can offer," Trent answered shortly.
One end he tied shortly to Jerry's neck, the other end, just as shortly to a tree.
The naked earth, which so shortly before had been so populous; thrust his loneliness more forcibly upon him.
He nodded his head shortly at the order from each individual, and went.
But shortly afterwards both Androcles and the Lion were captured, and the slave was sentenced to be thrown to the Lion, after the latter had been kept without food for several days.