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In Context:“On the right, the chain of mountains stretched away indefinitely like a huge system of natural fortifications, whose counterscarp we were following…” (p.82)

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5.  The Word:silhouette

In Context:“The solitude became more and more profound; but sometimes we seemed to see a human silhouette fleeing in the distance… (p.83)

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6.    The Word:    hovel

In Context:“…we were obliged to spend the night in deserted hovel worthy to be haunted by all the goblins in Scandinavian mythology…” (p.83)

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7.  The Word:torrent

In Context:“…a huge solidified torrent came down from the neighboring mountains, testifying to the former violence of these now extinct volcanoes.” (p.84)

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