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  • And now I began to feel that I was neglecting my business, that since I had been so foolhardy as to come ashore with these desperadoes, the least I could do was to overhear them at their councils, and that my plain and obvious duty was to draw as close as I could manage, under the favourable ambush of the crouching trees.

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  • Desperados would not be troubled by such niceties.
  • Surely this was the face of a desperado.
    Willa Cather  --  My Antonia

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