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The cities of the dead Khalifas and Mamelukes separated them from the living city where the fellah toiled, and Arab, Bedouin, Copt strove together to intercept the fruits of his toiling, as it passed in the form of taxes to the Palace of the Prince Pasha; while in the dark corners crouched, waiting, the cormorant usurers-Greeks, Armenians, and Syrians, a hideous salvage corps, who saved the house of a man that they might at last walk off with his shirt and the cloth under which he was carried to his grave.
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There she saw Camors, crouched upon the floor, sobbing furiously and beating his forehead against a chair which he strained in a convulsive embrace.
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The girls, who were watching it, crouched low, almost flattening themselves on the ground in their efforts to avoid discovery.
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The girls then crept to the upper deck, where they crouched down, peering across the water that lay between the houseboat and the island.
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Then, again, they had observed that he _stood_ while eating, whereas a true rabbit always crouched comfortably near the ground while taking his food.
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They came straight to the corpse of the blessed old man, and crouched at his feet, wagging their tails, and roaring with mighty growls, so that Antony understood them to lament, as best they could.
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Their arm-chairs were drawn up on either side of the fire, and each sat in the same slightly crouched position, looking into the coals, with the expressions of people who have had their share of experiences and wait, rather passively, for something to happen.
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The street was almost deserted now, for all the people who had dinners waiting for them had hurried home to eat them, and no one had noticed the rustic little figure in the grey gaberdine crouched on the doorstep.
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He scrambled down from the cart and went up to the old woman, who sat crouched on a stool warming her hands over her little charcoal brazier.
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Then each boy, with a pig held tenderly in his arms like a baby, crouched in front of the broad hearth and tried to induce them to swallow some warm milk.
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Five minutes later Melchior was with them, and they crouched together, partly on rock, partly in snow.
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Here he crouched down behind a large trunk left in the place on storage.
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In the upper blue rested a few peaceful clouds, changing from silver to pink, from pink to pearly gray, and on the skyline crouched in a purpling haze the round-backed mountains of another county.
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I had not gone six feet before a savage growl warned me back, and there, just ahead, crouched the Lynx.
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So I crouched lower and came still nearer, and at 12 feet made No. 4.
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All at once he slid from the stool and crouched on his knees.
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Stooping, I lifted this chain and crouched to spring for the bulwark; but now (even in this moment), remembering all that I had suffered at the hands of this most accursed Pedro, I turned, and wrapping the broken oar-chain about my fist, crept towards where he stood to oversee the armourers.
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Three men scowled at each other across a table-desperate-looking fellows, scarred and ill-featured, with clothes that smacked of the sea; behind them in a corner crouched a maid, comely of seeming but pallid of cheek and with cloak torn by rough hands, and, as she crouched, her wide eyes stared at the dice-box that one of the men was shaking vigorously-a tall, hairy fellow this, with great rings in his ears; thus stood he rattling the dice and smiling while his companions cursed him hoarsely.
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The fellow grunted and, loosing the maid, leapt full at me, but I met him with clenched fist and he went down headlong, and I, crouched above him and feeling him struggle to his knees, kicked him back into the mud and thereafter leapt on him with both feet as I had been wont to do when fighting my fellow-slaves in some lazarette; then, seeing he stirred no more, I left him, doubting nothing I had done his business.
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At last, on a night, as I crouched beside a gun on the 'tween-decks I espied of a sudden a shape, dim and impalpable-seeming in the gloom, that flitted silently past me and up the ladder to the deck above.
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Examples of Crouched

Example #1
David received this letter as he was mounting a huge white Syrian donkey to ride to the Mokattam Hills, which rise sharply behind Cairo, burning and lonely and large.
Example #2
Kaid ground out their lives like corn between the millstones.
Example #3
Her tongue refused its office; she could find no word, but seating herself near him, gave way to her emotion, and wept silently.
Example #4
The next apartment was the dining-room, dimly lighted by a hanging lamp.
Example #5
The boys, at one time, seemed to be gazing right at them.
Example #6
This time it crept along still closer to the Island of Delight.