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continue

in Scots procedure, to postpone or adjourn (legal proceedings).
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A flush passed over the cheeks of the young man, who gazed about him at the wondering faces of the volunteers, and continued silent.
"'I showed them the path to glory, but they did not follow it,'" Prince Andrew continued after a short silence, again quoting Napoleon's words.
'I thought,' continued he, 'I'd just look in upon you as I passed, and taste your home-brewed ale.
"It may be elastic, of course," Wingrave continued, "but I suspect its existence.
"It follows, then," continued Barbicane, without knitting his brows, "that the visible face of the disc must be very agreeable to inhabit, since it always looks on either the sun when the moon is full, or on the earth when the moon is new."
"You do not understand," continued the inspector; "I am sent here by government to visit the prison, and hear the requests of the prisoners."
"I must admit," continued the queen, "that it was not without trouble I rendered it to your eminence."
"Ay, the beast is no sloth," continued the trapper in the Teton language, as if he continued the discourse, edging cautiously through the dusky throng at the same time, until he found himself riding at the side of Paul.
"Dear young woman," I continued, when I was able to control my emotion, "you are happily remote from the sin and wickedness of the town, and I am sorry to speak of such things in so peaceful a spot--but as a strange chance has led me here, I must speak, must tell you that all wives are not so virtuous and faithful as you, I am sure, are.
"I am fearful that we idle spectators," continued the gentleman, "suffered in your estimation, in not discovering equal benevolence with Mr.
On the morning of the 9th of September, the travellers parted company with their Indian friends, and continued on their course to the west.
"'Monsieur,' he said to me," continued Porthos, "'a gentleman ought to measure himself.