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fugitive

Changing in color as a result of lack of permanency in a colored pigment or medium when exposed to air, light, etc.
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And she placed her hands on her brow, as if to force the fugitive ideas it contained to concentration in a moment.
You must know, monsieur, that Marie Michon, when she returned to France in 1643, immediately sought for information about that child; as a fugitive she could not take care of it, but on her return she wished to have it near her.
Inside the next mile a hundred more fugitives were met.
But a moment before one of the fugitives had related to Waziri the story of the atrocious murder of the old chief's wife, and so crazed with rage was the old man that he cast discretion to the winds.
To most of the fugitives their situation was as entirely unknown as is that of a ship in the middle of the ocean to the uninstructed voyager: but the old man proceeded at every turn, and through every bottom, with a decision that inspired his followers with confidence, as it spoke favourably of his own knowledge of the localities.
The ground was all stamped down by the feet of horses, showing that a large party of mounted men had overtaken the fugitives, and the direction of their tracks proved that they had afterwards turned back to Salt Lake City.
At last, having collected enough to keep life in him, he departed for Europe, and tracked his enemies from city to city, working his way in any menial capacity, but never overtaking the fugitives.
It is certainly a very remarkable fact, that one of the most efficient advocates of the slave population, now before the public, is a fugitive slave, in the person of FREDERICK DOUGLASS; and that the free colored population of the United States are as ably represented by one of their own number, in the per- son of CHARLES LENOX REMOND, whose eloquent appeals have extorted the highest applause of multi- tudes on both sides of the Atlantic.
For the dog, I know it to be the cur of the runaway slave Gurth, a useless fugitive like its master.
On their part, they were not twenty lengths of their horses from the fugitive.
It was too late to retreat: the fugitive felt that at the first movement back toward the wood he would be, as he afterward explained, "filled with buckshot.
Usually the "heroic fugitive" (this name was bestowed upon him in a review of the English edition of his book)--the " heroic fugitive " accompanied her, sitting, portentously bearded and darkly bespectacled, not by her side, but opposite her, with his back to the horses.