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Long, who was reluctantly moving to get out of the way, also halted.
The Long Noses form a peculiar company, under the direct patronage of the god Tingou.
It belongs to the same division of the Pachydermata with the rhinoceros, tapir, and palaeotherium; but in the structure of the bones of its long neck it shows a clear relation to the camel, or rather to the guanaco and llama.
Medlock saw it as soon as she did and drew a long sigh of relief.
Long she listened, thinking it was but the echo of their own plaintive song, but high above the music still sounded the sad, wailing cry.
From where they now stood they could look forward down a long vista of beech woods and jagged rock-strewn wilderness, all white with snow, to where the pass opened out upon the uplands beyond.
In the woods, after they had gone a long way from the road, Jesse stopped in an opening among the trees where a clearing, overgrown with small bushes, ran up from the creek.
But, in no long time after the physician's death, the wearer of the scarlet letter disappeared, and Pearl along with her.
Another voice answered, and then the first voice, which I now recognized to be Silver's, once more took up the story and ran on for a long while in a stream, only now and again interrupted by the other.
Then, after a long silence between them, he went on: "When I heard you were coming I made my will.
Now and then you might see the lights of a cigar store or of an all-night lunch counter; but the majority of the doors belonged to business places that had long since been closed.
He was loath to leave his brother alone all day long, and he was afraid his brother would laugh at him about it.
For a long time all went well; they lived in great comfort, and prospered so far as to be able to add considerably to their stores.
That I am upon Barsoom is all that I can guess, and but for you and the great white apes I should not even guess that, for the sights I have seen this day are as unlike the things of my beloved Barsoom as I knew it ten long years ago as they are unlike the world of my birth.
As this whole volume is one long argument, it may be convenient to the reader to have the leading facts and inferences briefly recapitulated.