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I like it," she answered, after a pause of a second or two, during which she examined me.
My wife's confinement is close at hand; and, besides this serious anxiety, my second daughter is just engaged to be married.
It is not often," said the second of the three, addressing Monsieur Defarge, "that many of these miserable beasts know the taste of wine, or of anything but black bread and death.
On the second branch of the question, I will only remark, that unless I ran through that part of my inheritance while I was still a baby, I have not come into it yet.
At the fifty-seventh second the door of the saloon opened; and the pendulum had not beat the sixtieth second when Phileas Fogg appeared, followed by an excited crowd who had forced their way through the club doors, and in his calm voice, said, "Here I am, gentlemen
Both men were being helped into the gloves by their seconds, and one of Ponta's seconds came over and examined the gloves before they went on Joe's hands.
His seconds had crawled out through the ropes, taking the canvas stool with them.
The projectile ought to be propelled with an initial velocity of 12,000 yards per second.
Twenty-six minutes thirteen seconds," replied the methodical Nicholl.
Silently and patiently did the doctor bear all this, and all the handings of negus, and watching for glasses, and darting for biscuits, and coquetting, that ensued; but, a few seconds after the stranger had disappeared to lead Mrs.
They had not gone more than an hour on the second stage of their tramp when Tom, who was in the lead, following the direction laid out by the compass, suddenly stopped, and reached around for his electric rifle, which he was carrying at his back.
It is customary to have two harpoons reposing in the crotch, respectively called the first and second irons.