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They told me they worked in Kansas City in the winter, and in summer they went out among the farming towns with their tent and taught dancing.
"This," said the Wizard, pointing to the first tent, "is for the accommodation of the ladies.
Within the village Werper passed hurriedly toward the silken tent of Achmet Zek.
He grasped her roughly by the arm and started to drag her toward his tent. The girl struggled and fought to free herself, while the two sailors stood by, laughing at the rare treat.
At one of the extremities of the camp, near an immense tent, in which the Scottish officers were holding a kind of council, presided over by Lord Leven, their commander, a man attired as a cavalier lay sleeping on the turf, his right hand extended over his sword.
"Wid that I stretched Scrub Greene an' wint to the orf'cer's tent.
Shortly after this he was taken to a goat-skin tent upon the upper side of the DOUAR.
Digby, whom the last orders of the general, and particularly the accent with which he had given them, had at first a little excited, followed the pair at about twenty paces, but the general having turned round as if astonished to find his orders had not been obeyed, the aid-de-camp perceived his indiscretion and returned to his tent.
Damon in their tent, a separate one having been set up for the two men adjoining that of the youths.
So the girl passed through the gates, bearing a white flag to show she was on a mission of peace, and came to Glinda's tent. "Tell your Queen," said the Sorceress to the girl, "that she must deliver up to me old Mombi, to be my prisoner.
As she sat there this day before The Sheik's goatskin tent, fashioning a skirt of grasses for Geeka, The Sheik appeared suddenly approaching.
He was so much interested in that task that he was unable to sleep, and in spite of his cold which had grown worse from the dampness of the evening, he went into the large division of the tent at three o'clock in the morning, loudly blowing his nose.