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  • I've waited at that station for five hours.
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  • He was going to like the clothes she bought for the trip.
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  • He had been taking care of her for nearly a year now.
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  • "I'll get us some coffee," she said, heading for the kitchen.
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  • You've paid a dear price for this thing.
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  • Thank you for inviting us.
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  • "As for that, we are in the same scrape ourselves," answered Dorothy, cheerfully.
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  • The guinea-fowl likes to hide her nest in out-of-the-way places, and it was one of my greatest delights to hunt for the eggs in the long grass.
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  • How much did you pay for it?
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  • We're going out for breakfast.
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  • Little Benjamin Franklin was very happy; for he was only seven years old.
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  • "Well, then," said the teacher, "you may take your slate and go out behind the schoolhouse for half an hour.
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  • "Yes, and this is not a time for discussing," he continued, "but for acting: there is war in Russia!
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  • The impulse gone, I fell down and cried for her to take me up in her arms.
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  • She is the Ruler destined to be my successor, for she is a Royal Princess.
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  • "She's gone out for a walk," said Jim, gruffly.
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  • You have no respect for me?
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  • The main point, however, was that they flew, and flew swiftly, if a bit unevenly, toward the rock for which they had headed.
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  • For the first time it mattered to her.
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  • This is not enough for Alex to support?
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  • Seeing the position we are in, I think there is little need for discussion.
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  • The roar of guns, the whistling of projectiles, and the piteous moaning of the cook, which rose above the other sounds, did not cease for a moment.
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  • We'll just wait for her.
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  • Thank you for getting me off the hook.
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  • It must be difficult for Alex to keep you happy.
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  • She stared at him for a moment.
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  • She had enough for the entire family.
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  • She urged her mount a safe distance away, motioning for Jonathan to follow.
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  • At home, presents were under the tree, waiting for their return.
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  • Once again he lowered his head, but this time his lips lingered on hers, searching for a response.
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  • She stretched and sat up, reaching for her clothes.
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  • She opted for the warm bath again.
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  • "Carmen," he said reaching for her.
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  • It works for us.
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  • Felipa will be punished for her part in the incident.
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  • "I'm sorry," she said, reaching for his arm.
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  • Alex had asked one of the men go into town and rent a car for them.
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  • For a moment they simply looked at each other.
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  • Carmen headed for their room.
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  • Carmen watched him silently, waiting for an explanation.
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  • He hadn't developed a liking for her.
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  • They talked for a few minutes and then Carmen left to take Destiny to their room.
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  • For the last time, Howard isn't interested in me.
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  • What kind of job are you looking for?
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  • The day after his son had left, Prince Nicholas sent for Princess Mary to come to his study.
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  • He paused at the door to wait for her.
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  • They would purchase a few things for Christmas tomorrow.
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  • Alondra watched Carmen reflectively for a while and finally spoke.
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  • You have set aside the money for a college education.
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  • The children played and they all talked for a while longer.
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  • There was no reason for him to think his father might be romantically interested in her.
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  • She headed for the door, ignoring the question.
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  • Dulce turned, and for a moment Carmen thought she might strike her.
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  • How long did he think he could hide them - or avoid them, for that matter?
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  • "I didn't know about any of this until we came down here for a visit," she defended.
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  • They admire you for what you have accomplished.
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  • For a moment she hesitated, and then accelerated.
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  • When you're only going to work for the summer, you can't be too picky.
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  • I'll ask him for the phone number.
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  • It had provided the opportunity for him to accuse her of being unfaithful.
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  • It is not for me to say how he spends his money.
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  • He looked startled for a moment, and then composed himself.
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  • Connie had moved into the house for a while.
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  • They hadn't seen her in church for a while and they were worried about her.
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  • The antidepressants didn't help that much, but maybe they were responsible for the fact that she had not lost control yet.
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  • When they reached the house, she invited him in for a cup of coffee.
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  • For a moment he looked as startled as she felt.
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  • Can you watch the house for me while I'm gone?
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  • No, it's no one my family knew but I think the change will be good for me.
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  • I like doing things for myself.
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  • I'm not ready for the rocking chair yet.
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  • "For two reasons, my dear," the woman's voice answered.
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  • The strangers took their seats at the table willingly enough, for they were all hungry and the platters were now heaped with good things to eat.
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  • As for reaching the top of the earth, I have never heard that it is possible to do that, and if you succeeded in getting there you would probably fall off.
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  • "That will prove a barrier for some time to come," said the little man, smiling pleasantly all over his wrinkled face at the success of their stratagem.
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  • And now, my friends, please to excuse My lisping and my stammers; I, for this once, have done my best, And so--I'll make my manners.
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  • But all along, they believed they would ultimately prevail—and not just win the war, but also do something epic that would change the course of history for all time.
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  • It took a decade or two for the new medium to be seen in light of itself, not just in terms of what it displaced.
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  • There was the usual amount of discussion as to a name for me.
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  • The milkers would let me keep my hands on the cows while they milked, and I often got well switched by the cow for my curiosity.
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  • In his first letter which came soon after he had left home, Prince Andrew had dutifully asked his father's forgiveness for what he had allowed himself to say and begged to be restored to his favor.
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  • Next, bolts for the doors of the new building were wanted and had to be of a special shape the prince had himself designed, and a leather case had to be ordered to keep the "will" in.
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  • From this you will see that you have a perfect right to reassure the inhabitants of Smolensk, for those defended by two such brave armies may feel assured of victory.
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  • For a moment she struggled with him until something changed in his eyes.
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  • No, it is a welcome home party - for you and Alex.
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  • Felipa stared at the wall, deep in thought for a few minutes.
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  • "Not for me," Carmen said instantly, and then blushed.
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  • I apologize for my sister.
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  • Alex handed the reins to a caretaker and dusted himself off as he headed for the gate.
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  • Señor Medena came out and watched for a while.
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  • I'm the one who should be apologizing - for dragging you into this.
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  • I'm sorry, sweetheart, but at least for now, I think it's better that you're not involved.
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  • At the car he opened the door for her.
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  • For a moment he frowned down at her.
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  • I was watching for some encouraging sign.
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  • But I felt it for you before we got married.
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  • Apparently finding what he was looking for, he finally shrugged.
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  • He worked quietly for a few minutes and then finally turned his attention to Carmen.
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  • Carmen took her to the doctor, but he said there was no cure for the common cold and not to worry about it.
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  • Carmen pushed the button for the nurse and cuddled Destiny.
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  • The nurse would have no way of knowing how uncharacteristic this behavior was for Destiny.
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  • As proud as she was of Jonathan, it was Alex who stayed on her mind for a long time after the phone call.
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  • She was slicing some left over pork roast for a recipe tomorrow when Alex walked in and announced that Destiny and Jonathan were asleep.
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  • Tonight he divided his attention between the knife and her face - no doubt waiting for her to broach the subject.
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  • Thank you for calling me.
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  • They sipped their coffee in silence for a few minutes and then Señor Medena spoke.
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  • You thought you had a son for a little while.
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  • For one horrible long moment he was silent.
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  • It was like Mom not to ask for help.
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  • Her heart hesitated a moment, contracting for a race.
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  • Len's face was pasty white and for a moment she thought he was going to throw up.
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  • Howard turned and headed for the door, indicating for Quint to follow.
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  • Lisa came home from the hospital the day before the funeral and Connie insisted on staying with her for a while.
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  • Other than the fact that she and Howard had already disrupted their lives enough for her, it was comforting to have her there.
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  • As for sitting around doing nothing, I'm going to do something about that.
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  • It was a selfish thought, showing no appreciation for everything they had done.
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  • Lisa thanked her for all the help and assured her that she would be fine.
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  • For a moment she hesitated, remembering their last discussion.
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  • If you put me in jail again, when I get out there won't be a safe place for you.
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  • She leaned against his chest for a moment, comforted by his sympathetic embrace.
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  • She jerked her wrist from his hand and turned away, thankful at least for the warning.
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  • She knocked his hand away and headed for the house in a stiff jointed hobble.
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  • I hate to ask you for another favor, but I wonder if I could pay you to drive me home.
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  • He and Sarah had done far more for her than could have been expected.
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  • He looked up and studied her face intently for a moment.
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  • For a moment he stared into his coffee.
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  • The place was quiet and secluded, and Sarah would be a sweet person to work for.
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  • Still, working for Giddon would be a challenge.
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  • No, there's no need for you to make an extra trip.
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  • At the car, Connie hugged Lisa while Giddon impatiently held the car door open for her.
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  • She studied her new boss, for the first time completely aware of his features.
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  • She stiffened, wondering if the job was genuine - or was he was simply looking for a mistress?
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  • How could she blame him for wanting to smile?
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  • Now it's time for her to relax.
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  • Sarah's tone had an anxious quality, and Giddon's expression was much too stern for the situation.
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  • Did she think Giddon had other reasons for bringing a young girl into the house?
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  • Maybe Sarah suspected that Giddon felt sorry for her.
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  • For the most part, the work she did for the Giddon family was little more than she would have done at home - with the exception that at home she probably would have made a sandwich instead of a meal.
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  • Three weeks after she began working for the Giddons, they had the pool filled.
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  • Tammy was finally allowed to swim to her heart's content... apparently for the first time.
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  • Are you telling me I can't go for a walk?
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  • He shook his head in defeat and opened the door for her, bowing deeply.
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  • Some nights, dreams took her on a stealthy walk down the path, taking advantage of every bush for cover.
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  • He was unusually coordinated for such a large man, at least any she had seen up to now.
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  • His paintings were so unique as to require no signature for identification.
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  • So much for helping her with the dishes.
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  • There was probably an innocent explanation for the scene at the building.
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  • The top was clean except for accessories and a few letters standing upright in a sorter.
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  • Blood left her head so fast that for a moment she thought she would faint.
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  • Standing at the mailbox, it occurred to her that the red flag would be exactly that for Yancey.
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  • Maybe Sarah was making up a story to cover up for Yancey.
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  • Suit yourself, but personally, I think it would be good for you to get out a little.
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  • If he caught her in the woods, she could say she was looking for wild flowers.
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  • There she lay stunned for a few minutes.
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  • For a moment she contemplated silence, but what would be the point?
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  • He tested her foot for circulation.
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  • I'm going to take you for a ride up there and show you some land.
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  • She watched for soft areas where a wagon might get stuck.
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  • Who are you looking for this time?
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  • Are you looking for a job?
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  • I scouted for the army a few years.
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  • She waited for an explanation, but he rode on in silence.
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  • Sounds like a good job for a woman, doesn't it?
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  • I've got a fire going for you.
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  • Fritz was the first to show up for breakfast.
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  • I'd have done it for you, and you wouldn't have to fix me a fancy breakfast either.
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  • You set yourself up for that, boy.
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  • Thanks for the help, guys, but I agreed to take care of my team and the cooking when I signed on.
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  • She did enjoy the special treatment and the way he stuck up for her.
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  • It would be nice to get away from the wagons for a while.
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  • He was silent for a moment.
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  • Thankful for the darkness that hid her burning face, she took a step away from him.
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  • Pulling her blanket from under the wagon seat, she shook it and checked under the wagon for unwelcome guests.
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  • Tomorrow Uncle Henry and I must start back for Kansas.
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  • There is no play in them, for this comes after work.
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  • Pierre suddenly saw an outlet for his excitement.
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  • Pressing his lips together he made that effort for the twenty-thousandth time and lay down.
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  • "What for?" asked Alpatych.
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  • She would have a sore neck if she stayed that way for long.
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  • That night, for the first time in more than a week, she tossed and turned in the bed, her sleep interrupted by memories of her family.
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  • She donned her bathing suit and headed for the pool.
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  • His eyes flashed angrily and he stepped forward, reaching for her.
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  • His piercing gaze held hers for a moment, and then his expression softened ever so slightly.
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  • "For what it's worth," she began, "I didn't invite him, but...
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  • She had him at bay and he was going to pay for his belligerent behavior.
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  • Sarah made an excuse of putting Tammy down for a nap and left them alone.
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  • He dried a glass carefully, studying it against the light for spots.
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  • Of course, she had stood up for Allen.
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  • His expression revealed surprise for a brief moment, and then his eyes flashed with anger.
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  • The topic on Sesame Street was professions, which was the perfect opportunity for Lisa to ask her what Giddon did to earn a living.
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  • There might be a thousand explanations for what she had witnessed, but only one came to mind.
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  • What other reason would there be for telling his daughter not to discuss his occupation?
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  • Kind of late for a walk, isn't it?
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  • He wasn't buying it for one minute.
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  • She waited for him to release her, but his lips moved across her cheek and down her neck with soft caressing kisses.
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  • For a moment he looked surprised, and then he frowned.
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  • I may be footing the bill, but you're working for Mom, not me.
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  • She turned and started for the door, but his hand gripped her arm again.
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  • I think I'm ready to look for that car now.
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  • It was difficult to believe that Connie would tell Allen, knowing his weakness for alcohol, but how else would he have known?
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  • "Looking for flowers again?" he asked dryly.
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  • Was he actually concerned about the fact that she might have been killed, or that his hideout might have been discovered in a search for her body?
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  • His feelings for her were as genuine as hers for him.
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  • Yancey, help her into the other room and make her get that foot up for the evening.
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  • Lisa reached for Tammy's hand.
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  • Lisa started for her room to get a book to read and paused in the hallway to look at a photograph again.
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  • It must have been terrible for Yancey.
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  • I always thought he felt more pity than love for the old lady.
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  • Who could blame Valorie for shrinking from Yancey's temper?
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  • I hoped we could go for a walk.
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  • I'll take you for a ride through more country in a day than you could hope to walk in a week.
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  • This time he followed the main road for a while before dipping off onto a well used trail.
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  • I just don't think it's a good idea for us to be out here alone.
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  • I found a car for you.
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  • I saw it in the paper yesterday and thought since I had Saturday off, I'd come out and look at it for you.
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  • You think things over for a long time before you make decisions – even in small matters.
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  • There for a while I thought you never would again.
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  • "Whatever makes you happy – I'm for it," he said with a sigh.
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  • That's why I wanted you to look for me.
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  • I wondered why you asked me to look for it.
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  • I want to pay you for your time.
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  • Len is going to take care of the details for me.
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  • Oh, is that what the kiss was for?
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  • Let him stew on that for a while.
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  • She headed for her room and a little rest before supper.
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  • We both agree that you need to get out of this place for a while.
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  • He looked startled for a second, and then his eyes flashed, the brows furrowing into one.
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  • At the car, he opened the door for her in a gentlemanly way.
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  • For the first time, the idea of marriage crossed her mind.
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  • Yet someone had told him that she was working for Sarah.
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  • "It was nice, wasn't it?" he answered, reaching for her hand.
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  • She felt disappointed when he released her hand and dug in his pocket for the house key.
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  • He opened the door for her and they entered, quietly slipping into the kitchen.
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  • Well, if he's under there, he's going to be stuck there for a while.
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  • Lisa filled a cup for each of them, but Yancey wasn't interested.
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  • He stopped and studied her for a minute.
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  • This came for you today.
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  • "Thanks for revealing your strategy," she said in an acid tone.
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  • I'm glad he found a car for you.
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  • Neither of them was looking for a mate.
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  • I guess that would be for your birthday.
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  • His gaze searched her eyes, but for once apparently found no answer.
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  • I don't want things to be professional – not for you here and not between us.
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  • I know I'm mostly to blame for last night, but I'm not here to entertain you.
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  • For a moment she wanted to retract the part about being entertainment, but when he spoke she realized it might have been exactly what she needed to say.
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  • Her expression must have looked stricken, because he reached for her.
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  • She snuggled into his arms and felt safe for the first time since the accident.
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  • I didn't mean to make you late for your appointment.
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  • For a moment she was shocked by his words.
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  • Connie wouldn't be there for another hour.
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  • Can't you simply ask his mother what he does for a living?
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  • Alright. I'll let it go – for now.
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  • I haven't dreamed about it for a week.
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  • It rang several times and then switched over for her to leave a message.
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  • Still looking back at it, he started for the house.
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  • They had cake and ice cream and talked for nearly an hour about one thing and another.
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  • It was time to test her freedom and go for that walk.
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  • Going for a drive?
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  • Going for a walk – in the woods.
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  • I'm going for a walk.
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  • Exploring would be left for another day.
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  • She stopped to wait for him, unsure whether to be happy about his presence or annoyed.
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  • After examining a rock for ants or other insects, she leaned against it, drawing in the clean smell of the forest.
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  • He only sold them – for money.
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  • Occasionally he glanced behind him, as if searching for someone, or something, that might be watching.
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  • Maybe that was the attraction she felt for people like Yancey and Allen.
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  • Yancey got up the next morning in a fowl mood and stayed that way for several days.
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  • "It's for you," he stated sourly.
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  • When she reached for the receiver, he released it reluctantly and then lounged against the wall where he could hear her conversation.
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  • I hope I haven't stirred up trouble for you.
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  • Yancey moved away from the wall and reached for the phone, but she glared up at him, hugging the receiver to her chest.
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  • The answer surprised her, but for some reason she was sure he wouldn't hit her.
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  • She simply wasn't looking at it – or maybe for it.
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  • I keep warning you about the wild life, but you have to learn for yourself, don't you?
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  • She had assumed the pool was for his daughter.
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  • He reached for her robe.
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  • She started for the patio door and he gripped her arm.
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  • She was searching through her house for some unidentified object when a shadow emerged from the dark.
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  • For a few minutes he sipped it in silence.
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  • Yancey was down the trail to whatever he did for a living.
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  • She stood for a moment, trying to remember what the smell was.
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  • Soon she would need to come back home to get ready for college.
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  • The one you dumped me for.
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  • Allen stared at her for a minute, as though confused.
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  • Then he started for her.
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  • She darted around him and ran for the door, but he caught her half way.
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  • You're not leaving here until I get the information I came for.
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  • For a few minutes she thought her windpipe was crushed.
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  • And yet, Howard made no move to call for help.
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  • He reached for her, his expression pure desire.
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  • How did you know Allen was looking for me?
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  • I left a message for him to check on you.
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  • Why didn't Howard call for help?
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  • You might want to watch out for him too.
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  • Thank you for driving all that way to make sure I was safe.
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  • And yet, it had been her goal for over three years.
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  • The line down the highway blurred for a second and she realized she had nearly fallen asleep.
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  • Slipping into a pair of tennis shoes, she headed for the kitchen.
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  • It was simple enough to wander around outside, as if she were looking for something.
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  • Her heart raced as she frantically searched for a place to hide.
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  • It's all there, and thanks for the business.
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  • She waited for him to get a little way down the path before she slipped from her hiding place and went to the door.
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  • She glanced around the dimly lit room, desperately searching for a way out.
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  • The window was barely large enough for her to pass through, but she might be able to get out that way.
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  • There was no way to lock the screen, so she simply pushed it shut and started for the house.
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  • She shivered, wondering what plan Yancey had for dealing with her.
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  • In the meantime, she had to avoid Yancey while she thought up some excuse for leaving.
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  • His purpose for bringing her here was unclear.
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  • I was beginning to think you went out in the woods again, looking for flowers.
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  • She stepped around him and headed for the house.
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  • If she could get to her telephone, she could call someone for help.
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  • For a moment Lisa was too stunned to say anything.
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  • Lisa waited for his reply in tense silence, but his response filled her with equal anger and pain.
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  • Did he marry Valorie for love, or because she found out about his business?
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  • He listened for a minute and then his tone was sharp.
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  • Lisa turned and started for her room.
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  • His voice shot out after her and she darted for the bedroom.
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  • "You've said quite enough for one evening," she answered with equal composure.
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  • He was quiet for a minute and she wondered if he'd given up, but no such luck.
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  • She grabbed the clothes and started for the suitcase again, and he slammed the lid down.
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  • I thought it was for their own good.
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  • You wanted nice things, so you substituted your family for a conscience.
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  • Maybe he was making something up for their benefit.
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  • She reached for her luggage.
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  • They stared at each other for a moment.
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  • If my work slowed down, that was a loss of dollars for him.
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  • I've kept my identity hidden for five years now, but I knew deep down inside that it couldn't last forever.
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  • I didn't think I had a chance of getting someone like you to sit for me.
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  • They gazed into each other's eyes for a moment before he spoke.
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  • For Quint, those pieces were essential to wrapping up his case.
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  • I had already searched for the name Yancey Giddon, but found nothing.
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  • It also told me he was willing to make a sacrifice for her protection.
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  • I could understand why he would be chasing her, but if I'd have known she'd go for a guy older than me...
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  • "I've been admiring Andy Gordon Paintings for a decade," Howard countered.
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  • I knew he and Lisa had dated for a long time, and I knew they had a falling out, but I never thought he'd try to hurt her physically.
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  • For every tragedy, there is a possible happy ending.
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  • Lisa wasn't looking for it, but when she saw it, she knew what it was.
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  • For the moment, the soft couch was a haven to her exhausted and aching body.
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  • Closing her eyes for a few precious moments, she breathed deeply and let her breath out in a long, relaxing sigh.
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  • One hand shot out in an instinctive search for anything to stop her fall.
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  • Try walking in my shoes for a day.
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  • I'm starving, and Rachel is almost ready for that taco seasoning.
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  • Brandon glanced at Adrienne as he opened the door for Julia.
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  • An uncomfortable silence surrounded them for a while as Rachel diced tomatoes and Adrienne chopped the lettuce.
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  • It looks like a storeroom for HP.
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  • Rachel sighed and continued her relentless search for romance.
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  • Mom always told me to watch out for those fast talkers.
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  • There wasn't time for romance right now.
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  • Following that resolution, she was up at five the next morning getting ready for work.
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  • As usual, her stomach was grumbling for food.
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  • Dad thinks it's a real coo, but Mom doesn't much care for the idea.
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  • Of course, Brandon was a little old for mama to be fussing over him.
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  • For a moment, she said nothing - afraid to trust her voice.
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  • She started for the door again, but he caught her arm.
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  • I can understand you not wanting to invest the money for a car, but what's wrong with accepting a ride now and then?
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  • Had they been taking him for granted?
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  • He stared down at her for a moment, his expression unreadable.
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  • The crisp morning air wasn't necessary for the purpose of waking her up.
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  • Did he suspect that she was beginning to feel more for him than simple friendship?
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  • Right now she only had time for school.
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  • Roxanne had a set her cap for him and Adrienne had no intention of being the one to spoil her friends' plans.
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  • I see you're getting your exercise for the day.
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  • He gnawed on the inside of his mouth, studying her for a few moments.
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  • No. I really do have plans for this weekend.
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  • He paused for a moment to catch his breath.
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  • For a moment he looked confused.
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  • Adrienne was still smiling when Brandon opened the door for her.
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  • The idea that Brandon felt relieved wasn't all that flattering - or comforting, for that matter.
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  • He was silent for a few moments and she thought he was listening to the radio.
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  • You're the first girl who has ever accepted me for what I am.
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  • He hadn't been his usual jocular self for the last three weeks, and now this spontaneous trip to see his parents - and inviting her along?
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  • Was he searching for answers?
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  • Her erotic dreams were proof that he was becoming more than a friend to her, and that thought was troubling - both from the standpoint of her goals, and the fact that she was setting herself up for rejection.
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  • It hasn't been easy - for either of us.
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  • This was his family - the supper was meant for him.
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  • After that, it was 'each man for himself.
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  • You're probably not used to eating like this, but when you're cooking for men...
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  • Mr. and Mrs. Marsh stared at her for a moment and finally Mr. Marsh spoke.
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  • What do they do for a living?
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  • She's working at the hospital to pay for her education.
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  • Mr. Marsh glared at her for a moment, and then his gaze slowly warmed.
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  • Adrienne expected a sharp response from Mr. Marsh, but he only regarded his wife thoughtfully for a few moments.
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  • I guess sometimes a man doesn't show much appreciation for what he has.
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  • Brandon was fortunate to have been raised by two people who cared as much about each other as they cared for him.
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  • That was unusual for Brandon.
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  • We haven't even been out for an hour yet.
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  • At times he seemed on the verge of revealing it to Adrienne, only to draw back into himself and avoid her for days.
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  • They were disappointed when Adrienne didn't invite Michael... or anyone else, for that matter.
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  • It probably looked better for him, anyway, as he didn't have a date.
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  • The smoke proved to be too much for Adrienne and two other girls, so they decided to walk each other home.
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  • Since they all lived in the same apartment complex, and the evening was early, Adrienne invited them to her apartment for a cup of coffee.
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  • We were looking all over the place for you.
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  • The smoke was bothering me and I didn't want to ruin the party for all of you, so I simply walked home.
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  • He gazed down at her for a long time.
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  • His lips found hers, warm and searching for a response.
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  • For a moment she was too startled to do anything but stand there.
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  • Was she merely a female to hold for the evening - or was this what he had been trying to tell her for so long?
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  • Was he was feeling more than just friendship for her?
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  • Yet, wasn't it better if the issue didn't surface for a while?
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  • She gently tugged her wrist from his hand, searching in her purse for the keys to the apartment.
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  • Working, studying... don't you have a minute you can set aside - for me?
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  • Then they were locked in a passionate embrace, seeking and finding the love they had been pushing aside for so long.
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  • No wonder he had kept his feelings hidden from her for so long.
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  • They kept their emotions at bay for the most part.
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  • Since they were scheduled to be too late for supper that day, it was a good excuse to eat out together.
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  • It's been more than that for a long time - or am I only imagining things?
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  • I've been living in the same apartment with you for two years.
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  • I found a place for my shop.
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  • Were they actually making plans for a lifetime together?
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  • Julia swung away from the door and called for Rachel.
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  • Did he think the rules were only for the others?
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  • We can't expect them to make an exception for us.
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  • I let our stupid house rules stand between us for a long time, but I was the one who finally broke them.
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  • The news out and the engagement ring twinkling on her finger, it was hard for Adrienne to keep her mind on her studies - and Brandon wasn't helping much.
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  • For a moment they both stared at each other in silence.
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  • Will you two hold it down for a few minutes?
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  • The highway ahead of them was clear, except for one big truck coming their way... and a car approaching the highway to their right.
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  • Sometimes she would stop crying for a while, and it seemed that she was gaining control.
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  • What would it have hurt to put her studies aside for one day?
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  • Mrs. Marsh glared at the papers, as if they were to blame for the situation.
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  • "I can't," Mrs. Marsh sobbed, and leaned against Brandon for support.
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  • For one brief instant, he looked at Adrienne as if he actually saw her.
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  • I know you need to get back for your finals tomorrow.
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  • For a moment she hesitated.
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  • They were silent for a long time on the way back.
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  • He thinks I'm responsible for his father's death.
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  • Rachel was quiet for a few minutes.
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  • Rachel glanced at her for a moment.
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  • Deep inside she did feel responsible, but not for Mr. Marsh's death.
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  • She felt responsible for the fact that Brandon didn't have that last day with his father.
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  • "I'm moving back home for a while," he answered emotionlessly.
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  • This has been hard for you, as well.
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  • All this time he had to remain strong for his mother.
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  • She should have been there for him.
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  • When Julie & Rachel returned, she told them that Brandon would be out at the ranch for a while.
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  • Brandon is out at the north pasture, he'll be in any time for lunch.
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  • She felt deceitful pumping Mrs. Marsh for information about Brandon's plans, but it was the perfect opportunity.
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  • There isn't enough work for two people, and Brandon loves the ranch.
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  • Apparently Mrs. Marsh had no idea of Brandon's plans for his future.
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  • Then he headed for the house.
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  • Can you hold lunch for a little bit?
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  • You sure seemed like a willing participant for a while there.
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  • She spun around and headed for her car, tears welling up in her eyes.
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  • She sent to Bartlesville for information on the pediatrics ward and hinted at interest in a job there.
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  • Rachel raised a brow and for a moment, Adrienne thought there would be a lecture.
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  • She had the job she had planned for the last three years.
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  • All the same, she finally sent her application for the job.
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  • Did he still harbor any feelings for her?
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  • After a few questions, she hung up with an appointment scheduled for the following Saturday.
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  • She owed it to herself to find out for sure, didn't she?
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  • The woman stared at her for a moment.
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  • Kids think their parents should work two jobs to pay for their college education.
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  • Adrienne waited for the woman to go on.
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  • I can vouch for this young lady.
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  • The more she heard, the harder it was to believe the job was for real.
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  • The hours were perfect, nine to five, and the job sounded as if it were tailored for her.
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  • "Thank you for your time," Adrienne said as she stood and shook Miss Clara's hand.
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  • And I don't blame you for wanting to live on the ranch.
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  • He stared at her for a few moments.
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  • I've been in a rut for a long time.
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  • Davis handed her a scalding cup of coffee, his chocolate gaze scrutinizing - probably searching for some indication of congeniality.
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  • A woman your age ought to be looking for a husband – or already married, not chasing all over creation in pants, trying to act like a man.
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  • She tossed out the verbal bait and waited for him to strike.
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  • I'm not against a woman having a job, as long as she sticks to work meant for women.
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  • Or maybe driving the family wagon in for supplies or . . .
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  • They just aren't expected to stray too far from the homestead in the process – or get paid for it.
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  • You're a mighty fine cook, but it isn't safe out here for a woman.
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  • Sure, 'til someone snatches that whip out of your hand and gives you the spankin' you've been asking for.
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  • She stared into her cup, not wanting to say anything that would add fuel to the torch she suspected he was carrying for her.
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  • Davis, don't you think you're a little old for her?
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  • Davis should know such needless defense was embarrassing for her.
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  • She had come prepared for such an emergency, but any delay might prove embarrassing.
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  • Why don't you ride up here with me for a while and give your horse a rest?
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  • Much as she enjoyed watching them eat crow for desert, she knew their shame would be forgotten by suppertime.
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  • After supper she cleaned up the camp and headed for her wagon.
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  • She was going to say that the bitter note in her tone was for someone who had betrayed her, but the whole world didn't need to know about their shame.
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  • After listening to the night for a while she fell asleep again.
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  • The Indians were probably miles away, headed for Mexico.
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  • You couldn't find any eggs for our breakfast?
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