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The soldiers of the fort, attracted by the shots, hurried up; the Sioux had not expected them, and decamped in a body before the train entirely stopped.
In the woods, after they had gone a long way from the road, Jesse stopped in an opening among the trees where a clearing, overgrown with small bushes, ran up from the creek.
I have killed the man of God and now I will myself be a man and go into the world," he said stoutly as he stopped running and walked rap- idly down a road that followed the windings of Wine Creek as it ran through fields and forests into the west.
The infantry who had been stopped crowded near the bridge in the trampled mud and gazed with that particular feeling of ill-will, estrangement, and ridicule with which troops of different arms usually encounter one another at the clean, smart hussars who moved past them in regular order.
4 : to come or bring (something) to an end <The rain stopped.
An officer stopped a pickup truck with a male driver and female passenger for improper driving.
In fact, a study published in the December 2003 issue of the journal Obstetrics and Gynecology found that women who abruptly stopped taking hormone therapy experienced fewer withdrawal symptoms than those who tapered off.
There may be reasons that explain it, including underlying resistance, or these volunteers not always having less than 50 when they stopped.
stopped the eares of all his coumpaignie with waxe, and caused hymselfe to bee fast bound to the mast of the shippe, and so escaped from the Sirenes, as Homerus writeth.
Thevenot writes: "76 percent of the motorists stopped along a 50-mile stretch of I-95 by Maryland's Special Traffic Interdiction Force (STIF) were black, according to an Associated Press computer analysis of car searches from January through September 1995.
Lukin, and their colleagues at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics in Cambridge also stopped light dead.
In one study, women who stopped smoking and added 45 minutes of walking a day gained less than 3 pounds.