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They had crept in while Buck and Spitz were fighting, and when the two men sprang among them with stout clubs they showed their teeth and fought back. They were crazed by the smell of the food.
You pay me back the chaws you've awready borry'd off'n me, Lafe Buckner, then I'll loan you one or two ton of it, and won't charge you no back intrust, nuther."
And the loaded dog-teams go, And the wives can hear their men come back. Back from the edge of the floe!
Joe blocked, and backed, and slid around the ring, avoiding blows and living somehow through the whirlwind onslaughts.
He says you were very kind to try to save his brother with your rifle, and for that reason he has come back to help us."
"By now he has received the note and is coming back. Not long, ten minutes more....
They both started back, on finding that I was looking at them, like two boys caught out by their schoolmaster in a fault.
A wave of shyness pulled him back into the dark angle of the wall, and he stood there in silence instead of making his presence known to her.
Fore and aft the archers had cleared the galleys' decks, but from either side the rovers had poured down into the waist, where the seamen and bowmen were pushed back and so mingled with their foes that it was impossible for their comrades above to draw string to help them.
She staggered back; and looked up for the first time.
The next moment, straightening up in the saddle with a movement he could not fail to identify, she put the horse into a gallop, riding away with her back toward them.
He came back in a feeble imitation rush of the whole-hearted rush that he had learned to make on Skipper.