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The wolves were now in the country of game, and though they still hunted in pack, they hunted more cautiously, cutting out heavy cows or crippled old bulls from the small moose-herds they ran across.
After that they ran side by side, like good friends who have come to an understanding.
Chanticleer ran as fast as he could to the river, and said, 'River, give me some water, for Partlet lies in the mountain, and will be choked by a great nut.
Again I ran after him, and again he ran into the cave; but this time I stopped at the mouth.
The flash of lightning, the crash of thunder, and the instantaneous chill that ran through him were all merged for Levin in one sense of terror.
Presently we came to a path that ran to the kraal from the ford of the Umfolozi.
Again we ran, but now we were weak, and they gained upon us.
The wrestler dropped at last; and Alan, leaping back to get his distance, ran upon the others like a bull, roaring as he went.
And as the children ran they heard a sound, and the little sister put her ear to the ground, and heard the broom sweeping the earth close behind them; so, quick as thought, she threw the comb down on the ground, and in an instant, as the cat had said, a dense forest sprung up, in which the roots and branches were so closely intertwined, that it was impossible to force a way through it.
But the twins ran straight on till they reached their own home.
His mother, Louise Bentley, the girl who came into the world on that night when Jesse ran through the fields crying to God that he be given a son, had grown to womanhood on the farm and had married young John Hardy of Wines- burg, who became a banker.
When he heard his mother spoken of harshly or when he overheard her berating his father, he was frightened and ran away to hide.
The Martians, alarmed by the approach of a crowd, had killed a number of people with a quick-firing gun, so the story ran.
Then they all ran harder than they had ever run in their lives; and the King's men, coming after them, began to run too; and the Captain ran hardest of all.