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The Mill on the Floss
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ebb
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The Mill on the Floss
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  • But when Ogg the son of Beorl died, behold, in the parting of his soul, the boat loosed itself from its moorings, and was floated with the ebbing tide in great swiftness to the ocean, and was seen no more.
  • With new resolution, Maggie seized her oar, and stood up again to paddle; but the now ebbing tide added to the swiftness of the river, and she was carried along beyond the bridge.

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  • The patient’s strength ebbed away.
  • The tides ebbed at noon.

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