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  • A throw is a gamble with one's life; it is suddener than a thrust and harder to parry; but if it fails, you are left with a three-foot sword against a seven-foot spear.

    The King Must Die

  • A tricky place that would be, with sudden exits and even suddener entrances, and with damp, winding, spidery places to hoard treasure in, or to hide oneself in.

    Irish Fairy Tales

  • Couldn't have been much suddener if he'd been struck by lightnin '.

    Shorty McCabe on the Job

  • Seems she lay back suddener than she really intended an 'as she hit the floor, she was _took_.

    Susan Clegg and a Man in the House

  • I had used the ocean for above ten years, but never had I encountered anything suddener or fiercer in the form of weather than this.

    The Frozen Pirate

  • A world of musical feeling was pent up in her, and music raised the suddener storms in her mobile nature, that she was unable to give that feeling utterance.

    Robert Falconer

  • "Yes, my dear," said Mrs. Sennacherib; "he's got enough to last his time, unless it should please the Lord to send him a new and suddener affliction.

    Aunt Rachel

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