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The eye of the hunter, or scout, whichever he might be, was small, quick, keen, and restless, roving while he spoke, on every side of him, as if in quest of game, or distrusting the sudden approach of some lurking enemy.
So ignorant are most landsmen of some of the plainest and most palpable wonders of the world, that without some hints touching the plain facts, historical and otherwise, of the fishery, they might scout at Moby Dick as a monstrous fable, or still worse and more detestable, a hideous and intolerable allegory.
And they gave me no end of points about how to scout for giants, and how to scoop them in; and they told me all sorts of charms against en- chantments, and gave me salves and other rubbish to put on my wounds.
I have carried him thousands and thousands of miles on scout duty for the army, and there's not a gorge, nor a pass, nor a valley, nor a fort, nor a trading post, nor a buffalo-range in the whole sweep of the Rocky Mountains and the Great Plains that we don't know as well as we know the bugle-calls.
cried the other scout, and, turning, fled towards the impi.
the Towrs of Heav'n are fill'd With Armed watch, that render all access Impregnable; oft on the bordering Deep Encamp thir Legions, or with obscure wing Scout farr and wide into the Realm of night, Scorning surprize.
Then Arthur-a-Bland asked leave to go ahead as a scout, and quietly made his way to a point under the tower by the gate.
Today I join the Zodangan navy as an air scout and I hope in this way to win the confidence of Sab Than, the prince, who is commander of this division of the navy, and thus learn the whereabouts of Dejah Thoris.
He was conducted by a boy scout into a room on the second floor of the War Office, within a few minutes of his arrival.
And as he thus sat deep in thought a scout came running in all haste and cried, 'Arise
My scout reports all clear in the south, and the question is, have ye the strength to go?
They were proceeding onward without noise, when a scout who had been creeping about the ditches all night, to warn any stragglers from encroaching further on what was now such dangerous ground, peeped cautiously from his hiding-place, and called to them to stop.