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The latter gave him in charge to some of the men, who conveyed him out of the swamp.
As the day opened, they ventured within the swamp and approached the fort.
We'll send the infantwy down by the swamps," Denisov continued.
To seek escape in the swamp or in the ocean would have been similar to jumping into a den of lions to escape one upon the outside.
They cut saplings from the forest and laid a road into the swamp before they could get us all out, and then we marched back to the city of Jor the Galu chief, and there was great rejoicing when Ajor came home again mounted upon the glossy back of the stallion Ace.
Yet for twenty miles and more, through fetid swamps and poisoned jungles, he had carried him over his shoulder, fighting fiercely for the lives of both of them, while there remained any chance whatever of escape.
And, while Jerry slew it, knowing that the lust of killing, once started, would lead him to continue killing the silly birds, Agno left the laying-yard to hot-foot it through the mangrove swamp and present to Bashti an ecclesiastical quandary.
We stayed two days at the Colorado; I had little to do, for the surrounding country was a swamp, which in summer
All day the sun has shone on the surface of some savage swamp, where the single spruce stands hung with usnea lichens, and small hawks circulate above, and the chickadee lisps amid the evergreens, and the partridge and rabbit skulk beneath; but now a more dismal and fitting day dawns, and a different race of creatures awakes to express the meaning of Nature there.
And immediately all his weariness vanished, and he walked lightly through the swamp towards the dog.
In such a Dismal Swamp does the new house stand, and through it does the Secretary daily struggle breast-high.
We are not fit to lead an army on the march unless we are familiar with the face of the country--its mountains and forests, its pitfalls and precipices, its marshes and swamps.