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  • The meek sheep were pushed into the pool by Coggan and Matthew Moon, who stood by the lower hatch, immersed to their waists; then Gabriel, who stood on the brink, thrust them under as they swam along, with an instrument like a crutch, formed for the purpose, and also for assisting the exhausted animals when the wool became saturated and they began to sink.
  • The fog had by this time saturated the trees, and this was the first dropping of water from the overbrimming leaves.

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  • We were caught in the rain and our clothes were saturated.
  • The bandage was saturated with blood.

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