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The Call of the Wild
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  • He did not know why, but he felt oppressed by the vague sense of impending calamity.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He was oppressed with a sense of calamity happening, if it were not calamity already happened; and as he crossed the last watershed and dropped down into the valley toward camp, he proceeded with greater caution.  (not reviewed by editor)

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