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After an ineffectual attempt to make himself heard, the magistrate gave the word and the Horse Guards came riding in among the crowd.
At the sight of gashed and bloody faces, seen for a moment in the crowd, then hidden by the press around them, Barnaby turned pale and sick.
Then, he and Hugh turned and fled, the crowd opening to let them pass, and closing up again so quickly that there was no clue to the course they had taken.
Two lads in the crowd snatched up whips and ran to the mare to beat her about the ribs.
She'll fall in a minute, mates, there will soon be an end of her," said an admiring spectator in the crowd.
No mistake about it, you are not a Christian," many voices were shouting in the crowd.
In the main street of Winesburg crowds filled the stores and the sidewalks.
Pushing his way through the crowds in Main Street, young George Willard concealed himself in the stairway leading to Doctor Reefy's office and looked at the people.
Helen White was thinking of George Willard even as he wandered gloomily through the crowds think- ing of her.
The crowd grew more dense every moment, and, like water, which rises above its normal level, began to mount along the walls, to swell around the pillars, to spread out on the entablatures, on the cornices, on the window-sills, on all the salient points of the architecture, on all the reliefs of the sculpture.
cried an old woman sharply from among the crowd beneath the window.
This crowd had been waiting since daybreak for three things: noonday, the embassy from Flanders, the mystery play.