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squall
used in Lonesome Dove

9 uses
  • The young man didn't need his lance—he could just take the squalling baby back to its mother.
    Chapters 89-90 (66% in)
  • A squall blew up as they were starting the cattle into the water, and by the time Old Dog was across the twenty yards of swimming water, Dish on one side of him and Call on the other, the gray sky suddenly began to spit out little white pellets.
    Chapters 62-63 (34% 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)
  • But by the time he and Dish hit the north shore and regained their wet saddles, he realized it was more than a squall.
    Chapters 62-63 (36% in)
  • Above them, the baby was squalling.
    Chapters 81-82 (20% in)
  • His head hurt so he felt like shooting himself, the baby was squalling overhead, and yet she would ask questions.
    Chapters 81-82 (28% in)
  • "Can't you give that squalling baby to the women?" he asked.
    Chapters 89-90 (74% in)
  • Gus looked so weak and shaky that Pea Eye wondered if he could still shoot accurately, but the question was answered later in the day when an Indian tried to shoot them from the opposite bank, using a little rain squall as cover.
    Chapters 93-94 (64% in)
  • A squall had blown in.
    Chapters 93-94 (79% in)

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