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" I saw the combatants come to the ground, and, after a short struggle, I saw the uppermost one (for I could not see the other) make a heavy plunge with both his thumbs, and at the same instant I heard a cry in the accent of keenest torture, "Enough! My... "
Life of Andrew Jackson - Page 263
by James Parton - 1879
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A Narrative of the Life of David Crockett ...

Davy Crockett - Creek War, 1813-1814 - 1834 - 211 pages
...which men in conflict utter, when they deal blows. I hurried to the spot, but before I reached it, I saw the combatants come to the ground, and after a...cry in the accent of keenest torture, "Enough ! my eye is out!" I stood completely horror-struck for a moment. The accomplices in the brutal deed had...
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Southern Literary Messenger, Volume 2

1835
...at seeing "the uppermost make a heavy plunge with both his thumbs, and hearing, at the same instant, a cry in the accent of keenest torture, 'Enough ! My eye's out !' " Rushing to the rescue of the mutilated wretch the traveller is surprised at finding that all the...
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The Monthly Review

Books - 1837
...which men in conflict utter, when they deal blows. 1 hurried to the spot, but before I reached it, I saw the combatants come to the ground, and, after...at the same instant I heard a cry in the accent of the keenest torture, ' Enough ! my eye is out." " I stood completely horror-struck for a moment. The...
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Col. Crockett's exploits and adventures in Texas: wherein is contained a ...

Richard Penn Smith, Davy Crockett - Texas - 1845 - 204 pages
...which men in conflict utter, when they deal blows. I hurried to the spot, but before I reached it, I saw the combatants come to the ground, and after a...cry in the accent of keenest torture, "Enough ! my eye is out !" I stood completely horror-struck for a moment. The accomplices in the brutal deed had...
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Georgia Scenes, Characters, Incidents, &c., in the First Half Century of the ...

Augustus Baldwin Longstreet - Georgia - 1850 - 214 pages
...to the spot with all speed. I had overcome about half the space which separated it from me, when I saw the combatants come to the ground, and, after...with both his thumbs, and at the same instant I heard ifTUL : _v. V.-..K PUBLIC LIlii'AKY ASTOH, LENOX AND TILDFN FQ'JN.)AT!r.NS. J a cry in the accent of...
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Traits of American humor, Volume 3

Thomas Chandler Haliburton - American wit and humor - 1852 - 332 pages
...to the spot with all speed. I had overcome about half the space which separated it from me, when I saw the combatants come to the ground, and after a...his thumbs, and at the same instant I heard a cry : " Enough ! my eye's out \" I was so completely horror-struck that I stood transfixed for a moment...
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Traits of American humour, by native authors, ed. and adapted by the author ...

American humour - 1852
...to the spot with all speed. I had overcome about half the space which separated it from me, when I saw the combatants come to the ground, and after a...his thumbs, and at the same instant I heard a cry : " Enough ! my eye's out !" I was so completely horror-struck that I stood transfixed for a moment...
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Cyclopaedia of American Literature: Embracing Personal and ..., Volume 2

Evert Augustus Duyckinck, George Long Duyckinck - American literature - 1856
...to the spot with all speed. I had overcome about half the space which separated it from me, when I saw the combatants come to the ground, and, after...with both his thumbs, and at the same instant I heard u cry in the accent of keenest torture, " Enough! Sly eye's out!" I was so completely horrorstruck,...
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Cyclopaedia of American Literature: Embracing Personal and ..., Volume 2

Evert Augustus Duyckinck, George Long Duyckinck - American literature - 1856
...to the spot with all speed. I had overcome about half the space which separated it from me, when I saw the combatants come to the ground, and, after...the uppermost one (for I could not see the other) nmke a heavy plunge with both his thumbs, and at the same instant I heard a cry in the accent of keenest...
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Cyclopaedia of American Literature: Embracing Personal and ..., Volume 2

Evert Augustus Duyckinck, George Long Duyckinck - American literature - 1856
...speed. I had overcome about half the space which separated it from me, when I saw the combatants corne to the ground, and, after a short struggle, I saw the uppermost one (for I could not sec the other) make a heavy plunge with both his thumbs, and at the same instant I heard a cry in the...
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