- Those members of the Cougourde of Aix who were in Paris then met on the plain of Issy, in one of the abandoned quarries which are so numerous in that side of Paris.
- Fatigued by the wild nights which they passed, they went off by day to sleep, sometimes in the lime-kilns, sometimes in the abandoned quarries of Montmatre or Montrouge, sometimes in the sewers.
- The dogs are nosing after their quarry.
- He used to abandon his work for months at a time.
- The crew abandoned the sinking ship.
- The hounds are getting close to their quarry.