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And whilst your companions allowed themselves to be repulsed, you were certain of effecting a landing on the other side of the island.
The surf was not heavy, and there was no undertow, so we made shore easily, effecting an equally easy landing.
Caleb no sooner sees this, than he clutches Tilly Slowboy by both hands and goes off at score; Miss Slowboy, firm in the belief that diving hotly in among the other couples, and effecting any number of concussions with them, is your only principle of footing it.
After some last wretched moments of hesitation, he had decided on effecting a compromise with his own better sense, by consulting Miss Ladd.
The Stag replied: "Only allow me, friend, to stay where I am, and I will undertake to find some favorable opportunity of effecting my escape.
A kind of net for effecting an involuntary change of
As the necessary result of the check thus encountered, he was now in Scotland with absolutely nothing to trust to as a means of effecting his release but the chapter of accidents, aided by his own resolution to marry Mrs.
I went in search of her, took her up behind me in the saddle, and, thanks to my swift horse, caught up the regiment which was effecting its retreat.