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The Hound of the Baskervilles
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despair
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The Hound of the Baskervilles
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  • One struck, and two, and we had almost for the second time given it up in despair, when in an instant we both sat bolt upright in our chairs, with all our weary senses keenly on the alert once more.
  • But now from somewhere among the broken ground immediately in front of us there came one last despairing yell, and then a dull, heavy thud.

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  • Don’t despair—help is on the way!
  • Don’t give in to despair.

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