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" I will confess that I was far too much taken up with what was going on to be of the slightest use as sentry; indeed, I had already deserted my eastern loophole and crept up behind the captain, who had now seated himself on the threshold, with his elbows... "
Treasure Island - Page 158
by Robert Louis Stevenson - 1908 - 290 pages
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Sally of Missouri

Rose Emmet Young - Fiction - 1903 - 292 pages
...the meal gives out." Chapter Fourteen WHEN THE MEAL GAVE OUT STEERING sat on his bunk in his shack with his elbows on his knees, his head in his hands, and his eyes upon an empty bag that hung from the bough of a weeping-willow tree. He had just written Carington...
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The American Magazine, Volume 67

Frank Leslie, Miriam Florence (Folline) Leslie, Ellery Sedgwick, John Sanborn Phillips, John MacAlpine Siddall - Biography & Autobiography - 1909
...sickening, horrible scene " "Dearest!" "And I'm off the Telegraph and a man once more!" He bent over, with his elbows on his knees, his head in his hands, and when Edith put her calm, caressing hand on his brow, she found that it was moist from nervousness....
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The Gold Brick

Brand Whitlock - American fiction - 1910 - 342 pages
...horrible scene " "Dearest!" "And I'm off the Telegraph and a man once more!" He bent over, with his elbows on his knees, his head in his hands, and when Edith put her calm, caressing hand on his brow, she found that it was moist from nervousness....
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A Man of Athens

Ioulia D. Dragoumē - Athens (Greece) - 1916 - 463 pages
...himself yesterday." There was silence between them for a few seconds. Metro sat with his back bent, his elbows on his knees, his head in his hands, and his eyes on the ground as the peasants sit. He sat there stolidly, heavily, clumsily. The man of science, the...
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Treasure Island & Kidnapped

Robert Louis Stevenson - Fiction - 2007 - 292 pages
...with great vigour and skill succeeded in surmounting the fence and dropping safely to the other side. loophole and crept up behind the captain, who had...the old iron kettle in the sand. He was whistling "Come, Lasses and Lads." Silver had terrible hard work getting up the knoll. What with the steepness...
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