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dig

Informal an archaeological excavation
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There is, perhaps, no class of men on the face of the earth, says Captain Bonneville, who lead a life of more continued exertion, peril, and excitement, and who are more enamored of their occupations, than the free trappers of the West.
Then," continued the marquise, "you are quite enamored of the Duke of Buckingham -- I mean of M.
Gertrude is enamored of Guy; how high, how aristocratic, how Roman his mien and manners