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The Call of the Wild
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  • Francois swore strange barbarous oaths, and stamped the snow in futile rage, and tore his hair.
  • Then the rope tightened mercilessly, while Buck struggled in a fury, his tongue lolling out of his mouth and his great chest panting futilely.

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  • It was a futile effort that was doomed form the start.
  • Negotiations between the opposing parties are increasingly looking futile.

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