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  • Being in this disconsolate state, I heard, or at least thought I heard, some kind of grating noise on that side of my box where the staples were fixed; and soon after I began to fancy that the box was pulled or towed along the sea; for I now and then felt a sort of tugging, which made the waves rise near the tops of my windows, leaving me almost in the dark.

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  • And each time, when she failed to follow, he returned to the lookout knoll to sit disconsolately for a few minutes before trying again.
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