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  • Visitors can reach the highest point on the bluff at above sea level.
  • He was a man well past middle age, but he seemed to be making a bluff at thirty-five. Cited from The Call of the Beaver Patrol, by V. T. Sherman
  • Many had attempted to scale the bluffs at other points hard by. Cited from My Native Land, by James Cox
  • But anybody who makes only half a bluff at being interested in our garden wins us. Cited from The House of Torchy, by Sewell Ford
  • You are going to make a bluff at getting work done until the last minute, and then you are going to have nothing done. Cited from Under Handicap, by Jackson Gregory
  • I made a bluff at believing that it didn't matter, and that a thing done has an end. Cited from Law-Breakers and Other Stories, by Robert Grant
  • Helene made a bluff at having one, too, though she did not seem able to give names or dates. Cited from Three Times and Out, by Nellie L. McClung
  • But they made a fine bluff at being awake all night, for we heard them walking up and down in the early evening. Cited from Three Times and Out, by Nellie L. McClung
  • You haven't enough backbone in you even to make a bluff at working to support her. Cited from The Coming of Bill, by P. G. Wodehouse
  • He went to Dodge City once and when he came back he made a bluff at being a bad man. Cited from The Man of the Forest, by Zane Grey
  • He was about fifty feet from me when I heard a voice calling to me from the direction of the bluff at my left. Cited from At the Earth's Core, Edgar Rice Burroughs
  • They were making a bluff at playing cards, but their attention was focused on a door that evidently led into another room. Cited from The Big-Town Round-Up, by William MacLeod Raine
  • For five days we had been camped on top a high bluff at the junction of two rivers. Cited from The Land of Footprints, by Stewart Edward White #4
  • Hold hard, everybody; here comes another bluff at us. Cited from The Banner Boy Scouts on a Tour, by George A. Warren
  • Most of you must make a bluff at digging gold. Cited from The Border Legion, Zane Grey
  • It passes through Beech Bluff at approximately north of its southern end.
  • The sun had gone down behind the high bluffs at the back of the straggling frontier town. Cited from A Wounded Name, by Charles King
  • After remaining on the bluffs at least an hour, probably longer, a forward movement down stream was made for a mile or mile and a half. Cited from My Native Land, by James Cox
  • The enemy was pushed back into the breastworks on the bluff at the river. Cited from History of Kershaw's Brigade, by D. Augustus Dickert
  • As we lay in the gray weeds below the bluff at Red Bank, we little thought of what it was to see. Cited from Hugh Wynne, Free Quaker, by S. Weir Mitchell
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