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December 9.-At day-break, this morning, I sent off the man to the depot at Fowler's Bay, with orders to the overseer to send five fresh horses, two men, and a supply of provisions; requesting Mr. Scott to accompany them, for the purpose of taking back the two tired horses we still had with us at the sand-hills.
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January 15.-At sunrise we arrived at the undulating plains, where twenty gallons of water had been left buried for us.
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March 10.-At five we were again on our route, every moment expecting to see a break in the line of cliffs along which we had now travelled so far.
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March 28.-AT daylight we moved on, every one walking, even the youngest boy could not ride now, as the horses were so weak and jaded.
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It would seem that it was a matter of system in the young man to extract passionate letters in return for his own, for I am told that Mademoiselle de Grandlieu had written some -at least, so we fear-and we cannot find out from her-she is gone abroad.
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It is a period, truly, not of battles, such as those commemorated in the Marbles of Aegina, but of more peaceful contests- -at Olympia, at the Isthmus, at Delphi-the glories of which Pindar sang in language suggestive of a sort of metallic beauty, firmly cut and embossed, like crowns of wild olive, of parsley and bay, in crisp gold.
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Nevertheless, any one's experience will teach him, that though he can take in an undiscriminating sweep of things at one glance, it is quite impossible for him, attentively, and completely, to examine any two things -however large or however small -at one and the same instant of time; never mind if they lie side by side and touch each other.
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The new year 1871 commences well. "January 1st, 1871.-At 1.30 P.M.
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One of the rear boats came in sight at 11 A.M., which reached us at 3.40 P.M. "January 4.-At 5.50 A.M.
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I shall thus be able to keep up a communication with my detachment at Fatiko. "April 9.-At the expiration of Agad's contract there were 188 elephants' tusks in the zareeba of Suleiman.
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The Pony Riders gazed upon the scene in awe -at least three of them did.
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An old commercial book preserved in the family archives shows that in the year 1743-at the epoch when the rashness of the Duc de Grammont saved the English army under George II.
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The donkey is a much more calculating animal than the camel, the latter being an excessively stupid beast, while the former is remarkably clever -at least I can answer for the ability of the Egyptian species.
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You promised to explain to me these visits to Les Touches; I am to bless its mistress, -at least, you said so.
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In America we could not do these things -at least we never have done them.
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Only one sovereign, Aurangzeb -at least for many thousands of years-was ever even nominally master of the whole of it.
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Then China flamed up brilliantly under the Western House of Han from 194 to 64;-at which time, however, we shall not arrive for a few weeks yet.
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Examples of At

Example #1
Upon the man's departure, we took the two horses to water, and brought up ten gallons to the camp, where the grass was; after which, whilst the horses were feeding and resting, we tried to pass away the day in the same manner; the heat, however, was too great, and the troubles and anxieties of the last few days had created such an irritation of mind that I could not rest: my slumbers were broken and unrefreshing; but the boy managed better, he had no unpleasant anticipations for the future, and already had forgotten the annoyance of the past. December 10.-After an early breakfast, we took the horses to water and cleared the hole out thoroughly, as I expected five more horses in the evening.
Example #2
All our efforts, all our exertions had been in vain; the dreadful nature of the country, and our unlucky meeting with the natives, had defeated the incessant toil and anxiety of seven days' unremitting endeavours to save them; and the expedition had sustained a loss of three of its best horses, an injury as severe as it was irreparable.
Example #3
Here I found the overseer with two fresh horses, according to the instructions I had sent him on the 6th, by the man who returned.
Example #4
We now rested for several hours, and again moved onwards about eleven at night to avoid the great heat of the day whilst crossing the sandy country before us.
Example #5
Having tied up the horses for an hour or two, and without making a fire, or even unrolling our cloaks to cover us, we stretched ourselves on the ground, and were in a few moments fast asleep.
Example #6
I now judged we had come about ninety-three miles from Yeerkumban-kauwe, and hoped that we could not be very far from water.