traced and hounded by enemies of England, has several narrow escapes. [Br. Lit. and Cinema: Buchan The 39 Steps in Magill I, 972]
opponent of foreign evil. [Br. Lit.: The Thirty-Nine Steps in Herman, 38–39]
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