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covers

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Men, we will keep within the cover of its banks till we scent the Hurons."
But here is an end to our cover; the beavers have had the range of this stream for hundreds of years, and what atween their food and their dams, there is, as you see, many a girdled stub, but few living trees."
In the farthest corner of the garden was a tree quite covered with lovely white blossoms.
And when the children ran in that afternoon, they found the Giant lying dead under the tree, all covered with white blossoms.
As quickly as possible he replaced the second dial cover, and resumed his place on guard.
Beyond this rock they passed the mouth of a river on the right bank of the Columbia, which appeared to take its rise in a distant mountain covered with snow.
He huddled up and breathed into the collar which covered his mouth, and was not wholly cold.
"One would think the man was craz'd, with his enthralling looks and pieball'd colours!" interrupted the discontented trapper, who began to grow a little uneasy that his party was all this time neglecting to seek the protection of some cover. "If there is a reptile in the brush, show me the creatur', and should it refuse to depart peaceably, why there must be a quarrel for the possession of the place."
The bolas, or balls, are of two kinds: the simplest, which is chiefly used for catching ostriches, consists of two round stones, covered with leather, and united by a thin plaited thong, about eight feet long.
He slipped his arms under the cloak that covered her head, embraced her, pressed her to him, and kissed her on the lips that wore a mustache and had a smell of burnt cork.
Next the Wizard poured a pool of oil from the can upon the glass floor, where it covered quite a broad surface.
Deiphobus son of Priam went about among them intent on deeds of daring with his round shield before him, under cover of which he strode quickly forward.