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  • We had made eight miles along high bluffs on each side. Cited from Expedition of Captains Lewis and Clark, Vol. I., by Lewis and Clark
  • As a matter of fact that is all bluff on my part. Cited from Punch, Vol. 152, January 10, 1917, Ed. by Sir Owen Seaman
  • They had also constructed batteries upon some high bluffs on each side of the river. Cited from With Lee in Virginia, by G. A. Henty
  • A man like you could put up a good bluff on those hayseeds. Cited from Mr. Standfast, by John Buchan
  • The country was level on both sides in the morning, but afterwards we passed some black bluffs on the south. Cited from Expedition of Captains Lewis and Clark, Vol. I., by Lewis and Clark
  • Small bluffs on the east side of city mark the edge of the historic flood plain.
  • Anxiously she looked towards the bluff on which the fort had been built. Cited from The Ferryman of Brill, by William H. G. Kingston
  • Here we reached a bluff on the left; our next course was six miles to our encampment. Cited from Expedition of Captains Lewis and Clark, Vol. I., by Lewis and Clark
  • Thirty to ten, surrounding the soldiers along the bluffs on every side, they counted on easy victory. Cited from Warrior Gap, by Charles King
  • Sure enough, two days sufficed to bring us under the bluff on David Island. Cited from The Home of the Blizzard, by Sir Douglas Mawson
  • It is situated on the top of a bluff on the west side of the Green River.
  • They still fancied it might be a bluff on my part, and she was put in charge of me to make sure! Cited from Secret Adversary, by Agatha Christie
  • It was all a bit of bluff on my part. Cited from Aunt Jane's Nieces Out West, by Edith Van Dyne
  • The bluff on the opposite side from these steps is perhaps thirty or forty feet high and very rugged. Cited from A Trip Abroad, by Don Carlos Janes
  • It's no job at all to run a bluff on a small-time crook like that. Cited from The Brand of Silence, by Harrington Strong
  • "An officer that would allow a man to run a bluff on him wouldn't last two hours." Cited from Trail's End, by George W. Ogden
  • After passing high dark bluffs on both sides, we reached the lower point of an island towards the south, at the distance of six miles. Cited from Expedition of Captains Lewis and Clark, Vol. I., by Lewis and Clark
  • It features a small beach with rocky bluffs on either side.
  • He was coming down a bluff on a little trail and as good luck had it he had his gun in his hand. Cited from Chief of Scouts, by W.F. Drannan
  • The Bell River dead lay about round that bluff on the river bank in heaps. Cited from The Triumph of John Kars, by Ridgwell Cullum
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