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The loose coils rapidly straightened out in a long dragging line astern, and then, instantly, the reel began to whirl.
But here's the end of the rotten line --all dripping, too.
621-624 (ordinarily enclosed in brackets) are abruptly introduced, probably with a view of trying to carry off the introduction of the lines now in question.
233, to go no further afield than earlier lines of the same book, give sufficient authority for [Greek], but the
Because no sturgeon can pass through a Chinese line, the device is called a trap in the fish laws; and because it bids fair to exterminate the sturgeon, it is branded by the fish laws as illegal.
The investigator will encounter nothing less than a line of battle; there is no need of pickets, videttes, skirmishers, to give warning of our approach; our attacking lines will be visible, conspicuous, exposed to an artillery fire that will shave the ground the moment they break from cover, and for half the distance to a sheet of rifle bullets in which nothing can live.
Personally, he now inclines to the opinion of the Sphere that the Straight Lines are in many important respects superior to the Circles.
SOCRATES: And might there not be another square twice as large as this, and having like this the lines equal?
All faces turned in the direction of the familiar voice; the two men between whom in the order of stature Greene had commonly stood in line turned and squarely confronted each other.
After dark that night he circled the flanks of both armies and passed through the British out-guards and into the British lines.
Our front line and that of the enemy were far apart on the right and left flanks, but in the center where the men with a flag of truce had passed that morning, the lines were so near together that the men could see one another's faces and speak to one another.
They had the boat-hook and they had the line, and that seemed to be all that they thought necessary to their work.