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1. It was a place for him to prowl.
2. Each was on the prowl for mates.
3. On the prowl, looking to kick ass.
4. CHAPTER 3 – PIRATES ON THE PROWL.
5. Are you on the prowl again?
6. I know the scorpions will be on the prowl.
7. Not safe to move when the Lantern Men prowl.

8. That her ghost was on the prowl infuriated him.
9. Such a man as this had no need to prowl abroad.
10. And if you could kind of prowl around the studio.
11. He would shift round and round, prowl, get smaller.
12. We decided to prowl the streets of Montreal on a late.
13. Too many warriors here on the prowl! and she laughed.
14. At first he thought he had picked the wrong bar to prowl.
15. I wonder if Oncle Julien's on the prowl in the old rooms.
16. Like a stray cat on the prowl Vinny slid through the exit.
17. There are sure to be more Denizens of Chaos on the prowl.
18. We discussed the word prowl and she agreed it was probably.
19. And I could always tell when women were on the prowl for husbands.
20. Macleary recalled most of his prowl, although some of the details.
21. A liver and white spaniel on the prowl slinks after him, growling.
22. A predator on the prowl, rather than someone looking for the exits.
23. An overseer must be on the prowl for a female to have his way with.
24. That could mean only one thing: They were on the prowl for a new meal.
25. Sheila and company had appeared to no longer be on the prowl for blood.
26. His tabby tigress twitched her nose and almost seemed to prowl around her.
27. The story’s headline read: Bears on Prowl As Market Ends a Dreary Week.
28. He went inside, and reappeared moments later, and began to prowl around the.
29. That’s hard to believe, all those rich, young professionals on the prowl.
30. There was an air of moody detachment in that painful prowl kept up without a pause.
31. He hides in the stacks and when the clock strikes three, will prowl forth to drink.
32. It was understood that cherubs would prowl this space, one didn't have to call them up.
33. He was out for the evening, although I didn’t prowl through the building to confirm it.
34. Having a mob of cannibalistic brutes on the prowl had a way of lengthening one’s stride.
35. Some Cossacks on the prowl for booty fell in with the Emperor and very nearly captured him.
36. Suraj and Rahul were not interested in hunting for women, whereas Musafir was on the prowl.
37. Jake, there are meat-eaters out there, giant cats on the prowl and striped, laughing dogs.
38. This that we hunt from our village is a tiger, too, a maneater, and he never cease to prowl.
39. More so of him than of any alleged nefarious interlopers that may or may not be on the prowl.
40. Resuming her prowl of the beach, Jillian felt the surge of exasperation Astarte so often evoked.
41. It tells her you must have two full hours every afternoon to yourself, to prowl where you wish.
42. If I should prowl about the streets a long time, don't be uneasy; I shall reappear in the morning.
43. It was probably safe calling out, but he held his silence because there were Gorn still on the prowl.
44. I would leap off busses in Ballsbridge and prowl the fog or taxi half out to Kilcock and hide in pubs.
45. Recognising the rumblings of hunger on the prowl, she offered me one of the little parcels and nodded.
46. Kim stood alone at the prowl of the ship as it cut through the waters of this former undersea paradise.
47. I would leap off buses in Ballsbridge and prowl the fog, or taxi halfway out to Kilcock and hide in pubs.
48. I have likened it to a sentinel, but its slow wheel, for a moment, was rather the prowl of a baffled beast.
49. With those odds, Australia proved to be the perfect vacation spot for two red-blooded Americans on the prowl.
50. I just skedaddled out my apartment door when I heard him prowl the porch outside my view window, I just dropped and jumped.
51. Petra couldn’t think why someone would prowl the grounds at midnight in the rain, but still she prayed they wouldn’t be caught.
52. She runs a personification even hotter than that when she’s on the prowl, and doesn’t mind backing guys against the wall with it.
53. One day the young shepherd told the count's steward that he had seen a wolf come out of the Sabine mountains, and prowl around his flock.
54. How could he run to prowl, to probe, to touch the grass if that car came by again? What doing? Picking clover blossoms? Weeding dandelions? What, what?
55. Your maneater, as they of India call the tiger who has once tasted blood of the human, care no more for the other prey, but prowl unceasing till he get him.
56. Down here, headlights prowl sharklike through unsignaled intersections, light up freakish swaths of streetscape: ashcans, knees, hydrants gushing senselessly.
57. Every table is taken, the place being full of loud teenager girls and the emerging surliness of young men in their late teens and early twenties out on the prowl.
58. Thus they are on the prowl as my old Sergeant; bless his soul, always said to us before giving us permission to leave the Police College where we did our basic training.
59. Pushing their way to the bar they attracted their share of gropes and strokes - the kiss of life if you’re single and on the prowl, a joke if you’re with your lover.
60. Instead of standing up and facing their enemies: they lay down on the job and let the night-time predators prowl all night all around them without challenging their rule.
61. Bittersteel and the sons of Daemon Blackfyre are hatching plots in Tyrosh, and Dagon Greyjoy’s krakens prowl the sunset sea like wolves, raiding as far south as the Arbor.
62. Why would we believe the long haired animal lovers? So whose cheetah was on the prowl because by now the reports were coming in fast about the whereabouts of the escaping cheetah.
63. There should be shadows, don't you think? Some mystery, yes? So that late nights the beasts can prowl out of the stacks and crouch by this jungle light to turn the pages with their breath.
64. Six days a week, he would change himself into a dragon, and prowl around the perimeter of the Castle grounds, repelling marauders, devouring bandits, and giving passing tradesmen a nasty shock.
65. This is the only way we can act as intelligent humans and not as gangsters in gangs: but in bands that are not criminal, lawless, undisciplined, unsupervised bunches of male killers on the prowl.
66. Let the Musalmans be beware, in the running chapter of Islam, it is the winds of Wahabism that are airing the madrasa environment and the Indian Mujahideen is on the prowl, recruiting for its terror outfits.
67. Embrace mystical pagodas in the garden of rich undertones, the rain on our bodies to blend us with what surrounds: a force at work that never sleeps & which falls about in roaring laughter; the lion is on the prowl.
68. She just sat there, sobbing, unsure, experiencing the fear of a dove–should she take wing and risk getting snatched from the sky by the hawk circling overhead, or take her chances with the cat on the prowl below?
69. That which is grandest and that which is basest; the beings who prowl outside of all bounds, awaiting an occasion, bohemians, vagrants, vagabonds of the cross-roads, those who sleep at night in a desert of houses with no.
70. Pushing through the forest there were few animals to be seen; occasionally a rustling among the bushes announced some lordly snake on the prowl, or a chatter and cracking overhead denoted that a solemn palaver of monkeys had been disturbed.
71. They were instructed to monitor transactions at ration boards and prowl post offices, train and bus stations, taxi stands, ferry landings, mines, black market outlets, dive hotels and lodging houses, and any businesses that might attract a man fluent in French.
72. What! he was there, that creature! What was he there for? He came creeping about, smelling out, examining, trying! He came, saying: "Hey! Why not?" He came to prowl about his, Jean Valjean's, life! to prowl about his happiness, with the purpose of seizing it and bearing it away!.
73. Creaking ice, villages burning in forests, nights where it becomes too cold even to snow—that winter presents a strange and haunted season during which Werner prowls the static like he used to prowl the alleys with Jutta, pulling her in the wagon through the colonies of Zollverein.
74. Every contortion of the face, every move of the eyebrows, every flare of the nostrils, every motion of the lips, was there, as perfect as the sketches that Doré made when he came home from a long night’s prowl in the cinder-dark smokestack lanes of London, with all the grotesques stashed behind his eyelids, his empty fingers itching to grab pen, ink, paper, and begin! Even as Doré had, with total recall, scribbled faces, so Roy’s inner mind had photographed the Beast to remember the slightest hair moving in the nostrils, the merest eyelash in a blink, the flexed ear, and the eternally salivating infernal mouth.
75. With only the prowl of the wolves who howl,.
76. We prowl fang'd and four-footed in the woods, we spring on prey,.
77. A figure of middle height on the prowl evidently under the arches saluted again,.
78. Long ago, vile creatures called Boverns used to prowl these waters, Kifter explained,.
1. Now he was prowling the.
2. A cougar was prowling the street.
3. I could hear them prowling for half an hour.
4. The head wolf scanned the kitchen area, prowling.
5. Montparnasse, who were prowling about the neighborhood.
6. She circled him, up on the balls of her feet, prowling.
7. He came prowling out after me, grinning, his tail swishing.
8. You didn't see a little imp of a dandy prowling about the.
9. What are you prowling around here this time of night for—.
10. It would be two or three good nights of prowling, essentially.
11. The muggers who should have been prowling around were nowhere.
12. You should have seen how many are prowling the streets outside.
13. But then, I actually found a couple of raccoons prowling around.
14. Memories like nightmares, prowling through crops and farmland and.
15. That night we started prowling over the back fences down the street.
16. Keeping us safe from all the wild animals out prowling around?
17. Sitting up, he strained for any direct threats prowling in the half-light.
18. Begin prowling the large chain stores, looking for items that are intriguing.
19. But she could not keep her child’s hand from prowling to twist the doorknob.
20. The Delawares have been like bears after the honey pots, prowling around my.
21. Gashes and strands of fur were left from the prowling of the Lykanthros hordes.
22. The pretty roundness left her face, throwing the look of a prowling, hungry cat.
23. That night seemed busier than others, with numerous beasts prowling the forest floor.
24. Not one of the gang, but the young man was prowling the area and looking at passengers.
25. If she was caught prowling around later, she could simply say she was looking to find it.
26. I have swung north to avoid any Kshatriya troops that might be prowling through the hills.
27. He got off two blocks from his destination, and noticed several police cars prowling the area.
28. It was said that abreks had crossed the now shallow river and were prowling on this side of it.
29. The snow would blow off to reveal vines climbing townhouses, cougars prowling the subway entrance.
30. I would have wanted to spend several sessions with Gary, prowling around his old Princeton haunts.
31. Katsu waved three or four tentacles at him from the desk, where he was prowling after the clockwork birds.
32. Towards midnight, a man was prowling about, or rather, climbing in the direction of the hollow road of Ohain.
33. Delicate as maple leaves, fresher than creek water, it purred with the majesty of cats prowling the noontide.
34. The hovel was open and a group of small multilegged animals was silently prowling thru it, picking at crumbs.
35. The footsteps of the prowling guards came and went, and their voices sounded in short greetings when they met.
36. It was said that he could be seen on some nights prowling through the corridors and looking out from the tower.
37. And here we are, prowling the hallways at one o’clock, with more studying still to go, Leesa said, sighing.
38. Camilla watched as he began a methodical examination of the truck, prowling twice around it before dipping to the ground.
39. Not of extremes, not dark and moody but playfully lurking on the merry, prowling on the joyful, permanently anchored on the lively.
40. How could I manage an animal? How would I open the food cans? At a Boston animal shelter, I found myself prowling the stacked cages.
41. If ever there was a time when the idea of prowling Flying Squad cars (ready for emergencies) was proven in practise, it was on that day.
42. Thankfully, by following the repetitive booms of his father’s hammer, he was easy to find amidst the walkway full of prowling shadows.
43. There were more of those prowling wolf-dogs sniffing around, and one of them growled at Medraut, and he glared at it and nudged it aside.
44. Petra sniffed and wondered how charming or witty he would be if he could see them now, prowling around the palace and firing up smoke bombs.
45. Khosatral was gone—had either returned to the city or was prowling the forest in search of the man who had escaped him outside the walls.
46. Wilkes? What excuse could she give for prowling about the house when all the other Her heart in her throat, she went swiftly down the stairs.
47. Torry ran across forests, over the creek, prowling through the graveyard as was his custom, and into town and around and back, missing nothing.
48. The results of an anatomical examination of the Martians, so far as the prowling dogs had left such an examination possible, I have already given.
49. As the light faded Bilbo thought he saw away to the right, or to the left, the shadowy form of a great bear prowling along in the same direction.
50. I’m not that way, Ava said, pushing her hand away, and I usually keep it covered in public, especially if there are prowling men around.
51. Horricks in Ottawa, in fact the entire Cabinet, was suddenly concerned over indications a Soviet submarine was prowling close to Canada's coastline.
52. Leonardo approached and tried to convince them he had seen a goat prowling the vicinity since last night and that surely it was the cause of the commotion.
53. Was that the fog bruising my door? Was that the mist testing my keyhole? And was that the special miniature rainstorm prowling my doormat, leaving seaweed?
54. There would be animals prowling around looking for their next meal and here he was about to drop in amongst them, freshly wrapped in a cloud of fear pheromones.
55. There was a figure in the grounds—a figure prowling for a sight, the visitor with whom Flora was engaged; but it was not the visitor most concerned with my boy.
56. Likewise, the night of the party, he’d mentioned that there were many dangerous predators prowling around, and the party, he’d mentioned the other guys claiming us.
57. And the whole night until the morning the cypress trees hissed over his head, and the door swung to and fro, allowing the cold, greedily prowling desert to enter his dwelling.
58. He went home much disturbed and when the children came from Rainbow Valley that night, at a much later hour than they should have been prowling in it, he called them into his study.
59. Arnold had in fact to get his driver to politely get rid of a photographer that was a bit too insistent in prowling around the staff car with his camera at the ready and his ears up.
60. He had long since ceased to pay anymore heed to the nice man's announcements about this or that 'fine quality' gadget or tool, than he attended the cat's prowling round the end of a shelf.
61. Where he had once been lounging and indolent, he was now as alert as a prowling cat, with the tense alertness of one whose nerves are perpetually drawn as tight as the strings of a violin.
62. Bruce Thomas was prowling around on his side of the stage, and Steve Nieve was wearing a mean pair of shades and playing the toy-town keyboard setup that was all that was at his disposal then.
63. On the other side of the room, nearly disappearing into the background, was Doug, prowling from shelf to shelf, closely inspecting the books and knicknacks crowded, in some places, thrice-deep.
64. There was something feral about Beniamin’s mannerisms, as if he were a rabbit in a deep, dank warren, aware that ferrets were already prowling the tunnels and that there was no chance of escape.
65. At midnight, when there was a moon, I sometimes met with hounds in my path prowling about the woods, which would skulk out of my way, as if afraid, and stand silent amid the bushes till I had passed.
66. It took him twenty minutes to reach the beach and when he got there it took him an extra ten to find the shack but before he could get closer Jack spotted five men in jumpsuits prowling about the area.
67. Autumn burnt the trees bare and ran Dog still farther around, fording creek, prowling graveyard as was his custom, and back in the dusk to fire off volleys of barking that shook windows wherever he turned.
68. In the manner of a security chief in an American movie who said nothing but saw everything through dark glasses; the very model of a brutal officer prowling out of his blood-bespattered interrogation room.
69. Like the Papuans of New Guinea, they build their huts in the branches of trees; but for this they have good reason—the prowling animals of the forest would otherwise soon obliterate the slowly dying tribe.
70. Prowling the same ecosystem a few brown grasshoppers were also jumping from there to here, as if they were lost, unable to find their way back home, and clutching a tiny little spider entangled in its own web.
71. At the cypress tree the roosting turkeys chattered a little in alarm, and the two good dogs responded to their duty and came charging out, barking to frighten away the coyotes they thought were prowling under the tree.
72. He had a twofold purpose in his apparently aimless prowling: to escape from the building and its mysteries, and to find the Nemedian girl who, he felt, was imprisoned somewhere in this palace, temple, or whatever it was.
73. The ignorant or reckless sportsman often shoots the parent at such a time, and leaves these innocents to fall a prey to some prowling beast or bird, or gradually mingle with the decaying leaves which they so much resemble.
74. There were many reports and complaints of strange persons and creatures prowling about the borders, or over them: the first sign that all was not quite as it should be, and always had been except in tales and legends of long ago.
75. Not that anyone will believe their gibberings, in fact it's good advertisement for our shows, people titillate, night-sweat, then come prowling down to look us over, lick their lips, and wonder about investing in our special securities.
76. Why does she come prowling here? What does she want? I can’t bear these ladies and all these civilities! said he aloud in Sónya’s presence, evidently unable to repress his vexation, after the princess’ carriage had disappeared.
77. Black robber bees are swiftly and stealthily prowling about the combs, and the short home bees, shriveled and listless as if they were old, creep slowly about without trying to hinder the robbers, having lost all motive and all sense of life.
78. See ye not then, shipmates, that Jonah sought to flee world-wide from God? Miserable man! Oh! most contemptible and worthy of all scorn; with slouched hat and guilty eye, skulking from his God; prowling among the shipping like a vile burglar hastening to cross the seas.
79. Kahn was the leader among some score of men more or less well dressed, of more or less evil appearance, who are constantly prowling from one end to the other of the broad first floor of the criminal courts building during the hours of the day that justice is being administered there.
80. Now, a very short time after the epoch when it seemed to the prosecuting attorney that the liberated convict Jean Valjean during his flight of several days had been prowling around Montfermeil, it was remarked in that village that a certain old road-laborer, named Boulatruelle, had "peculiar ways" in the forest.
81. The night staff came on duty several hours earlier and how many other people could have been prowling around the hospital at that time of night? It was possibly a courting couple, but Smythe had mentioned only seeing one person in the car and however blurred his vision, he was unlikely to make a mistake about that.
82. Five galleons ought to have been a case of gross overkill for any of the handful of Charisian schooners which might still have been prowling about the Gulf of Dohlar! For that matter, the Inquisition had seen and approved his orders for the prison transport because they’d thought they were more than sufficient, as well.
83. Eight or ten months, then, after that which is related in the preceding pages, towards the first of January, 1823, on a snowy evening, one of these dandies, one of these unemployed, a "right thinker," for he wore a morillo, and was, moreover, warmly enveloped in one of those large cloaks which completed the fashionable costume in cold weather, was amusing himself by tormenting a creature who was prowling about in a ball-dress, with neck uncovered and flowers in her hair, in front of the officers' cafe.
84. Ramifications in every direction, crossings, of trenches, branches, goose-feet, stars, as in military mines, coecum, blind alleys, vaults lined with saltpetre, pestiferous pools, scabby sweats, on the walls, drops dripping from the ceilings, darkness; nothing could equal the horror of this old, waste crypt, the digestive apparatus of Babylon, a cavern, ditch, gulf pierced with streets, a titanic mole-burrow, where the mind seems to behold that enormous blind mole, the past, prowling through the shadows, in the filth which has been splendor.
85. But as the moon did not show that night, and the sky was clouded, and as we knew not whereabouts we were, it did not seem to us a prudent thing to make for the shore, as several of us advised, saying we ought to run ourselves ashore even if it were on rocks and far from any habitation, for in this way we should be relieved from the apprehensions we naturally felt of the prowling vessels of the Tetuan corsairs, who leave Barbary at nightfall and are on the Spanish coast by daybreak, where they commonly take some prize, and then go home to sleep in their own houses.
86. These experiences were very memorable and valuable to me—anchored in forty feet of water, and twenty or thirty rods from the shore, surrounded sometimes by thousands of small perch and shiners, dimpling the surface with their tails in the moonlight, and communicating by a long flaxen line with mysterious nocturnal fishes which had their dwelling forty feet below, or sometimes dragging sixty feet of line about the pond as I drifted in the gentle night breeze, now and then feeling a slight vibration along it, indicative of some life prowling about its extremity, of dull uncertain blundering purpose there, and slow to make up its mind.
1. So on we prowled again.
2. The President growled as he prowled the halls.
3. With small steps, he prowled to the nearest wall.
4. For half an hour the two detectives prowled the area.
5. I prowled through the city and then came across a sign.
6. You came, you prowled, and it wasn't just for curiosity.
7. Murderers and assassins prowled in the thin light of stars.
8. The beast of nightmare prowled along the clearing’s edge.
9. Corey and I walked up two whole floors and then prowled the.
10. He was restless, and after supper prowled out again aimlessly.
11. Some slept while others prowled the brambles in search of prey.
12. He prowled the larger room once more before descending the stairs.
13. Roberto prowled into the kitchen, that was the only way to describe how he.
14. The gate open, he prowled along the reed-beds, upstream to the higher ground.
15. Others, men and women both, prowled the streets, glaring at everyone they saw.
16. Which Nerissa realized meant that he’d prowled outside the shed to listen in.
17. The police van prowled past on the road, idling along in first, sand and stone.
18. Raya and I started off for it even as Thora and Kregridor prowled off elsewhere.
19. Neighbourhood cats prowled though it like it was a savannah, hunting butterflies.
20. She remembered – revisiting the old path, to guide the new - as she prowled down.
21. Delphi sat at the kitchen island while Rosemary prowled around like an agitated lion.
22. They prowled among the dark stones in search of any herbivorous prey they could find.
23. Pimps prowled the Petit Socco offering women, girls, men, boys, or whatever took one’s fancy.
24. Luke prowled about the high-ceilinged storage room, too afraid to venture past Clint’s office.
25. And, unlike her previous apartment, seemingly not prowled by the darker denizens of the metropolis.
26. What did Dad mean? Did he smell the panic, had he heard the music, had he prowled near the tents? No.
27. Philippe’s men prowled around in the town, on the lookout, in case Max and Carla were hiding there.
28. Stu’s hairy body and powerful dark brown erection lent him a bestial aura as he prowled, playing with himself.
29. He had prowled the house in search of relief, crawled in agony to the bathroom, held his head under the cold tap.
30. Wickland placed his hands on his hips as he slowly prowled the sitting room, taking in his surroundings completely.
31. Wolves prowled openly along the grass-grown highways, and bands of gaunt, masterless men slunk through the forests.
32. It's the only place left, he said, as he prowled through several small caves and tunnels leading off the main chamber.
33. Beyond sleep, Danton, grizzly Danton, the bear, the motive power behind the revolution, prowled the corridors of La Force Nouveau.
34. Alan looked up from where he was carving a very sharp point on Luray's theirops spear while she prowled for berries and inglethors.
35. Black bear prowled the area and she was afraid to get too far from her father, but afraid to get too close where he would see her.
36. A cat prowled past, velvet-footed, silent as the night, a vanishing gray streak, intent and terrible, concentrated wholly on prey.
37. Thieves and beggars prowled these alleys all night, and they were not likely to attack him, after one look at his size and harness.
38. Before I went to bed I had an interval of restlessness, and prowled from window to window, peering out for some sign of these monsters.
39. In this dilemma, Cosette had caught sight through the fence of Eponine in man's clothes, who now prowled incessantly around the garden.
40. I listened intently as the roars ended up turning into a series of shorter ones, and for thirty minutes, lions prowled outside our tents.
41. Only Muley Graves prowled about restlessly, looking through the bars into the truck, thumping the spare tires hung on the back of the truck.
42. But the instincts of the wild were there, that had caused him in his childhood to lie hidden and silent while wild beasts prowled about his covert.
43. The idea of bears prowled in the recesses of their minds, adding an increased edge to the already intense emotions they were experiencing together.
44. What a lifetime it had been, especially the first few local years as they prowled around each other like two wary cats, amusing the local population.
45. In the evenings and on weekends, he and Johnny White and Chuck Day prowled B Street together, seeking adventure instead of advantage over one another.
46. I had begun to wonder, weeks before, if his sight prowled me along, damning my guilty speed, or if only his ear caught the passing of a harried conscience.
47. While the ancestors of squids and swordfish prowled the open oceans, man’s ancestors were living on the fringe, exploring the boundary between water and land.
48. The talented girls didn’t stay long; the revue was in a prime site and agents prowled around regularly looking for talent they could sell elsewhere in the city.
49. They had prowled around the area of the spring, trampling everything, until the water had been exhausted, and then they had disappeared into the northern reaches.
50. Sleek golden kids who could have been anything from Puerto Rican to Egyptian prowled the sidewalks of Third Avenue, fighting and flirting, at ease in their bodies.
51. So they nervously prowled the bars and card rooms and dance halls, drinking beer and taking occasional shots of whiskey and singing along with ragtag cowboy bands.
52. I felt that God had forsaken the stray sheep there to its own wicked wanderings, and an evil beast prowled between it and the fold, waiting his time to spring and destroy.
53. Lover, for her love he prowled with colonel Richard Burke, tanist of his sept, under the walls of Clerkenwell and, crouching, saw a flame of vengeance hurl them upward in the fog.
54. A wind prowled through, pushing dust ahead of it, around the bases of the three crosses that, for their presence, felt as if they might have grown there long before the studio was built around them.
55. All day long he prowled about, without knowing where he was going; it rained at times, he did not perceive it; for his dinner, he purchased a penny roll at a baker's, put it in his pocket and forgot it.
56. More shadows rustled from the train, passing the animal cages where darkness prowled with unlit eyes and the calliope stood mute save for the faintest idiot tune the breeze piped wandering up the flues.
57. The wind was picking up, and the air smelled like coming rain when Acadia Le Duc prowled like a jaguar through branches and vines in the leafless woods between the county highway and the Kraft School campus.
58. He prowled the courtyard, skewering loose papers with a deadly trident, occasionally bending to tug an errant weed from a plot or twist off some wizened bloom that had given up the fight for prolonged survival.
59. Three weeks went by and we gave him up for lost, although the children still prowled about looking over strange premises, peeping through back gates, trailing down unaccustomed lanes and along Calapooia Creek, for "We might find him," they insisted.
60. He didn’t read anything beyond the obvious into the marks, but the experts who prowled the scene four hours later concluded from the depth of the water in them and no doubt other more scientific evidence that they had been there for no more than twelve hours.
61. Montparnasse no longer offered more than a feeble resistance; the fact is, that these four men, with the fidelity of ruffians who never abandon each other, had prowled all night long about La Force, great as was their peril, in the hope of seeing Thenardier make his appearance on the top of some wall.
62. And when, sickly and depraved from the unhealthy work, from drink and lewdness, foolish and capricious, he aimlessly prowled around the city, as in a dream, entered some shed and abstracted a few worthless mats, then, instead of destroying the causes that led this boy into his present condition, we intend to mend matters by punishing him!.
63. Leaving it, then, to graver historians to trace the financial, commercial and social evolution of this tremendous street, which was a forest trail once, within whose sylvan solitudes red men roamed and wild beasts prowled, let us from our humble station, as men of the world and social philosophers, describe merely that stretch of it which begins at Madison Square and ends at Forty-fifth Street; where it is high noon at eight o’clock at night, and bedtime when the gray dawn comes shivering cold and ghastly into hotel corridors where the washerwomen are scrubbing the marble floors.
1. The cat’s mother prowls the house at night.
2. He had noticed this on one of his prowls months before.
3. And shift the burdens of your knowledge to some great wandering child, some universal accident that prowls the worlds, homeless for eternity.
4. I hear the scrape of taloned claws on the floor as he prowls into the bookstore, the prehistoric panting around what sounds like a death rattle caught in its chest.
5. Creaking ice, villages burning in forests, nights where it becomes too cold even to snow—that winter presents a strange and haunted season during which Werner prowls the static like he used to prowl the alleys with Jutta, pulling her in the wagon through the colonies of Zollverein.
6. This ingenuous little soldier, yesterday a peasant of Bauce or Limousin, who prowls with his clasp-knife by his side, around the children's nurses in the Luxembourg garden, this pale young student bent over a piece of anatomy or a book, a blond youth who shaves his beard with scissors,—take both of them, breathe upon them with a breath of duty, place them face to face in the Carrefour Boucherat or in the blind alley Planche-Mibray, and let the one fight for his flag, and the other for his ideal, and let both of them imagine that they are fighting for their country; the struggle will be colossal; and the.

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Synonyms for prowl