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“If he had not lingered so long in the meadow of Los Robles, if he had moved faster on the Sand Flat trail, -- but, in fact, he had come up against the inevitable.”
“And it came to pass that when they began to sing and to praise, the Lord began to set ambushments against the enemy, so that they smote one another; and when the children of Israel came to a watchtower in the wilderness, from which they could see the great multitude that had come up against them, “behold, they were dead bodies fallen to the earth, and none escaped.””
“Just as the Founder's archrival was Ludwig Fong, so Ganelon had to contend with Fong's son Duhamel, member of the French Academy, who, according to the detective's informants, craved the Baghdad Rose, but had not yet mustered the courage to come up against Ganelon to possess it.”
“But they'd come up against too many men and too many quick-shooting crossbows.”
“They would trace the plate and come up against one of Beck’s shell corporations.”
“It was probable, though, that they would not think so for very much longer, not once they had come up against the solid barrier of the Lines of Torres Vedras.”
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