strayed


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But the young ones did not listen to their mother, and, playing about the garden one day, they strayed close up to the castle windows.
The grocer ran his finger down the advertisement column of his newspaper--"Lost, stolen or strayed, 10s.
It seems to me, Sancho- and it is impossible it can be otherwise- that some strayed traveller must have crossed this sierra and been attacked and slain by footpads, who brought him to this remote spot to bury him.
Well, that was settled; he had lost his portmanteau also; for the sixpence with which he had paid the Murrayfield Toll was one that had strayed alone into his waistcoat pocket, and unless he once more successfully achieved the adventure of the house of crime, his portmanteau lay in the cloakroom in eternal pawn, for lack of a penny fee.
It is as though the Aeolian harps had caught some strayed wind from an unknown world, and brought strange messages from peopled stars.