- But west would lead them only into more labour and delay, back towards the heart of the hills; east would take them to the outer precipice.
- In the end, worn out, they just cast themselves on the ground under the lee of a boulder lying not far from the foot of the precipice.
- Down the face of a precipice, sheer and almost smooth it seemed in the pale moonlight, a small black shape was moving with its thin limbs splayed out.
- If I, wearing it, were to command you, you would obey, even if it were to leap from a precipice or to cast yourself into the fire.
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- She approached and then pulled back from the precipice.
- She skied off a precipice, dropped her skis in midair, and then opened a parachute.
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