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(of winds, currents, etc.) moving in the same direction as the course of a vessel
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"Divorce by our laws," he said, with a slight shade of disapprobation of our laws, "is possible, as you are aware, in the following cases....
Then, dashing off some algebraical formulae with marvelous facility, in a minute or two he declared the following result:
The following morning at breakfast, Werper announced his intention of making an early departure, and asked Tarzan's permission to hunt big game in the Waziri country on his way out--permission which Lord Greystoke readily granted.
The following year, which was the year seventy-two, I found myself at Navarino rowing in the leading galley with the three lanterns.
The following day Dantes sailed with his yacht from Genoa, under the inspection of an immense crowd drawn together by curiosity to see the rich Spanish nobleman who preferred managing his own yacht.
Fifteen miles of western course brought them, on the following day, down into an intervening plain, well stocked with buffalo.
He had intended to fix, at the vainly hoped for interview, the following day as the time for that momentous operation.
Thus, through an uninterrupted scene of sylvan pleasures, I spent the time until the 27th day of July following, when my brother, to my great felicity, met me, according to appointment, at our old camp.
The communication excited many professions of concern; and enough was said of wishing them to stay at least till the following day to work on Jane; and till the morrow their going was deferred.
Then, when the bird came home and had laid aside his burden, they sat down to table, and when they had finished their meal, they could sleep their fill till the following morning: and that was really a very delightful life.
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