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- Augustus had had only a fleeting contact with the language and had no real opportunity to improve his knowledge; once he had been caught in an ice storm on the plains and had torn out a number of pages of the grammar in order to get a fire started.Chapters 7-8 (63% in)
- At first the stones were small, and he wasn't too worried, for he had seen fleeting hail squalls pass in five minutes.Chapters 62-63 (36% in)
There are no more uses of "fleeting" in Lonesome Dove.
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