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The might of a dawning smile

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The avenging prayer

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In the name of the oyster

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The unknown Palisades

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The mystery at Zeke’s

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The desert

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A music-school settlement

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A little pioneer

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When Mammon makes a camp

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Billy does his assessment

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The tie of partnership

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Barney Doon, braggart

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The watchman of the Brunswick mill

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