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  • Shall I meet you again, after having traversed immense seas, and returned by the most southern cape of Africa or America?
  • I traversed the streets without any clear conception of where I was or what I was doing.
  • Unable to endure the aspect of the being I had created, I rushed out of the room and continued a long time traversing my bed-chamber, unable to compose my mind to sleep.
  • Who can follow an animal which can traverse the sea of ice and inhabit caves and dens where no man would venture to intrude?
  • After some days spent in listless indolence, during which I traversed many leagues, I arrived at Strasbourg, where I waited two days for Clerval.
  • With this resolution I traversed the northern highlands and fixed on one of the remotest of the Orkneys as the scene of my labours.
  • I have traversed a vast portion of the earth and have endured all the hardships which travellers in deserts and barbarous countries are wont to meet.
  • Some weeks before this period I had procured a sledge and dogs and thus traversed the snows with inconceivable speed.
  • My courage and perseverance were invigorated by these scoffing words; I resolved not to fail in my purpose, and calling on heaven to support me, I continued with unabated fervour to traverse immense deserts, until the ocean appeared at a distance and formed the utmost boundary of the horizon.

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  • They’d traversed about half of what they could see of its length when Mark heard voices, then saw their source.
    James Dashner  --  The Kill Order
  • Carried to its extreme, the idea gives license to the belief that one’s own actions do not matter much; we traverse the world in our own bubbles, occasionally breaking through to one another but largely and ultimately alone.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black

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