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The words in these introductory pages connected themselves with the succeeding vignettes, and gave significance to the rock standing up alone in a sea of billow and spray; to the broken boat stranded on a desolate coast; to the cold and ghastly moon glancing through bars of cloud at a wreck just sinking.
They proved to be a mixed party of Flatheads and Shoshonies , or Snakes; and as these tribes will be frequently mentioned in the course of this work, we shall give a few introductory particulars concerning them.
As they had been discussing a score of personal matters only half-an-hour before, the introductory style seemed a little superfluous.
1847; revised 1861, and later editions/with an introductory essay by G.
Trent assented, waving his hand towards his companion in introductory fashion.
Scarcely had he given Michael that introductory jowl-shake, when he released him and apparently forgot all about him.
With those introductory words, she told the doctor exactly what had happened; repeating not only the conversation of that morning between Clara and herself, but also the words which had fallen from Clara, in the trance of the past night.
With those introductory words, he told his brother how the Countess's play had come into his hands.
THERE was a little introductory narrative prefixed to "The Two Destinies," which you may possibly have forgotten by this time.
and he will embody his message in his introductory remarks.
With those introductory words, he briefly reverted to the earlier occurrences of the day, and then added, by way of commentary, a statement of the conclusions which events had suggested to his own mind.
At this unexpected answer, a hoarse murmur arose from the deputation; and the same gentleman who had expressed an opinion relative to the gammoning nature of the introductory speech, again made a monosyllabic demonstration, by growling out 'Resign

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