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The Call of the Wild
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subdue
Used in
The Call of the Wild
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  • But especially he loved to run in the dim twilight of the summer midnights, listening to the subdued and sleepy murmurs of the forest, reading signs and sounds as man may read a book, and seeking for the mysterious something that calledócalled, waking or sleeping, at all times, for him to come.  (not reviewed by editor)

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