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Gradually, I gave him such confidence that he ventured to take me walking on the banks of the lake and to row me in the boat on its leaden waters; toward the end of my captivity he let me out through the gates that closed the underground passages in the Rue Scribe.
He has carried me off for love!...He has imprisoned me with him, underground, for love!...But he respects me: he crawls, he moans, he weeps!...And, when I stood up, Raoul, and told him that I could only despise him if he did not, then and there, give me my liberty...he offered it...he offered to show me the mysterious road...Only...only he rose too...and I was made to remember that, though he was not an angel, nor a ghost, nor a genius, he remained the voice...for he sang.
Think of Erik at my feet, in the house on the lake, underground. He accuses himself, he curses himself, he implores my forgiveness!...He confesses his cheat.
Picture it: a man who lives in a palace underground!" And he gave a leer.
The old man and his slaves pushed off in a boat directly the ship touched land, and walked quickly towards the entrance to the underground chamber; but when they were near enough to see that the earth had been disturbed, they paused and changed colour.
There were three circumstances in particular which made me think that its rare emergence above ground was the outcome of a long-continued underground habit.
`I thought of the flickering pillars and of my theory of an underground ventilation.
The first section of Bordewich's chronological history of the Underground Railroad covers the period 1800-1830, including data and statistics about the pervasiveness of slavery even as early as 1619, as Jamestown was being settled.
The Match Of The Day host is the voice of Underground Ernie, title star of the pounds 4million, 26-part computer-animated show.
Located on the banks of the Ohio River, Ripley was a hotbed of activity for the Underground Railroad.
In his 2001 memoir Fugitive Days, Weather Underground leader Bill Ayers (presently a professor at the University of Illinois-Chicago), acknowledged that by 1972, "we'd already bombed the Capitol, and we'd cased the White House.
Practical uses of dowsing include finding moving underground water and mineral ores, hidden pipes and wiring, wall studs, and the route of septic systems.

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