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Dirk had been completely distanced in following the light skiff of the fisherman, and had just come in time to rescue the poor money digger from his pursuer.
She soon distanced the churchgoers, except two youngish men, who, linked arm-in-arm, were beating up behind her at a quick step.
She leaped into the air grasping a low-hanging branch, but almost over the head of Tublat, so nearly had he distanced her.