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Then, a flickering streak played behind the architecture of the front, picking out transparent places, and showing where balustrades, arches, and windows were.
He was quite willing to satisfy our curiosity, and in a few minutes we learned that the Streak had come in after dark from San Francisco; that this was what might be called the trial trip; and that she was the property of Silas Tate, a young mining millionaire of California, whose fad was high-speed yachts.
It was our good fortune to leave the Streak when we did, for a little later one of the spy fishermen appeared.
We ran the few steps to the side of the Streak and jumped aboard.
The Streak was pulsing and vibrating and roaring like a thing alive.
The puritan streak in her training was astonished and shocked by some of the broadness; but she refused to sit in judgment.
An almost vertical streak of smoke went up from it into the sky.
Albin de- scribed it as leaving a greenish streak behind it that glowed for some seconds.
If only some hand," he remarked, "could plant dynamite below that streak of white, so that the sea could disgorge its dead
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Littleton's loss to Lunenburg a week ago prevented the Tigers from joining the 20-win club among the top winning streaks in Central Mass football history.
If someone knows that long winning streaks during the season mean little when the stakes are highest, it's Battier.