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She had often heard, in the olden days in England, her aunt speak of the strange doings of that Doctor Mesmer in Paris who had even involved proud Marie Antoinette in an unpleasant scandal with his weird incantations and wizard-like acts, whereby people-sensible women and men-were sent at his will into a curious torpor, which was neither sleep nor yet wakefulness, and which produced a yet more strange sense of unreality and dreaminess, and visions of things unsubstantial and unearthly.
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In these sticks were placed and, when they were fairly alight, the saucepans-each holding the allowance of ten men-were placed on them.
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They had still a very great superiority in numbers; for the two companies of franc tireurs only numbered, now, forty-five men, while the Germans-who had lost upwards of twenty men-were still nearly eighty strong.
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Lyddite and shrapnel and machine-guns were playing upon the top of the ridge above them, and the infantry-Humphrey's and Blagdon's men-were hurrying up the slope which Byng's pioneers had cleared, and now held.
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These old derelicts-and some of the younger seafaring men-were better than dime novels to us boys, for we could always question them and draw out another story.
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Examples of Men-were

Example #1
And sitting here surrounded with roses and with that languorous lilt in her ear, Crystal felt as if she too were under the influence of some unseen Mesmer, who had lulled the activity of her brain into a kind of wakeful sleep even while her senses remained keenly, vitally on the alert.
Example #2
He was leaning forward with his elbows on his knees and he talked much and earnestly, the while she listened half absently, like one in a dream.
Example #3
In these the meat-cut up in pieces of about half a pound-was placed; with pepper, salt, onions, rice, and potatoes peeled and cut up, and the whole filled up with water.
Example #4
Several little fireplaces were made, with stones and turf, open on the side facing the wind.
Example #5
Ralph Barclay still kept his place in the ranks.
Example #6
Scarcely was the movement effected, when the Germans again appeared on the hillside.