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and leaping into the sea, he swam back to his comrades.
As soon as he had finished his horrible repast he lay down to sleep as before, and when we heard him begin to snore I, and nine of the boldest of my comrades, rose softly, and took each a spit, which we made red-hot in the fire, and then at a given signal we plunged it with one accord into the giant's eye, completely blinding him.
Not at all,' replied one of his comrades (the one who had dragged the bundle of wood through the forest).
I lost mine at the Goletta, and after a variety of adventures we found ourselves comrades at Constantinople.
Dessessart, took up their quartered at the Minimes; but, as we know, D'Artagnan, possessed with ambition to enter the Musketeers, had formed but few friendships among his comrades, and he felt himself isolated and given up to his own reflections.
He had by degrees assumed such authority over his companions that he was almost like a commander on board; and as his orders were always clear, distinct, and easy of execution, his comrades obeyed him with celerity and pleasure.
Thence we sailed onward with sorrow in our hearts, but glad to have escaped death though we had lost our comrades, nor did we leave till we had thrice invoked each one of the poor fellows who had perished by the hands of the Cicons.
Meanwhile he continually tried to measure himself by his comrades.
I have already hinted to you what gormandizers some of the comrades of King Ulysses were.
In a twinkling he wheeled about; his mule now seemed as eager to get on as himself, and in a few moments brought him, clattering with his traps, among his comrades.
Meriones drew back under cover of his comrades, angry alike at having failed to vanquish Deiphobus, and having broken his spear.
therefore, Fox and his comrades set off in the whaleboat, which is represented as small in size, and crazy in condition.