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  • Your affectionate brother, R. Walton Letter 2 To Mrs. Saville, England Archangel, 28th March, 17— How slowly the time passes here, encompassed as I am by frost and snow!
  • I was encompassed by a cloud which no beneficial influence could penetrate.
  • I knew that I ought to hasten my descent towards the valley, as I should soon be encompassed in darkness; but my heart was heavy, and my steps slow.
  • My beloved Sister, September 2nd I write to you, encompassed by peril and ignorant whether I am ever doomed to see again dear England and the dearer friends that inhabit it.

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  • This group encompasses a wide range of people from different backgrounds
  • She suggests expanding the treaty to encompass large developing nations.

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