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furlong
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The Two Towers
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  • The eaves of the forest were very near, probably no more than three furlongs away, but they could go no further.
  • Winging the heavy air in a straight flight a crow, maybe, would have flown but a furlong from their hiding-place to the black summit of the nearer tower.
  • ’Not far ahead now lies Helm’s Dike, an ancient trench and rampart scored across the coomb, two furlongs below Helm’s Gate.
  • Between the Dike and the eaves of that nameless wood only two open furlongs lay.

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  • She seized the lead in the final furlong and never looked back.
  • And then, as they reached the final furlong, my yelling began to die away.
    Jojo Moyes  --  Me Before You

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