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  • The population, estimated by James Bruce in 1770 at 10,000 families, had dwindled in 1905 to about 7000.
  • The council gradually dwindled, and probably came to an end without formal abolition.
  • Kutuzov merely shrugged his shoulders when one after another they presented projects of maneuvers to be made with those soldiers-- ill-shod, insufficiently clad, and half starved--who within a month and without fighting a battle had dwindled to half their number, and who at the best if the flight continued would have to go a greater distance than they had already traversed, before they reached the frontier.
  • Kris.s two-to-one advantage had dwindled, and Darkyn didn.t hesitate to unleash every demon he could.
  • Though the association brought about an extension and improvement of the Indian crop, in which result it was enormously assisted by the high prices consequent upon the American Civil War, it sank after a few years into obscurity, and soon passed out of existence altogether, while the effects of its work dwindled finally into insignificance.
 

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