What's the matter?

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What's the matter  
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"Come on, Beauty, what's the matter?" Of course I could not tell him, but I knew very well that the bridge was not safe.
"What's the matter? I only congratulated them," said Zherkov.
"What's the matter? What did you think you saw, Ned; another alligator?"
A general shout was of course the signal of his having woke up; and his involuntary inquiry of 'What's the matter?' occasioned another, louder than the first, if possible.

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