If it takes more than one man to do it, you be the first one to take hold of it, don't let anyone get ahead of you.
—Edward H. Crussell, "Some Echoes of the Noon Hour"
The two men were pulling well together, with long steady strokes.
—Silas K. Hocking, "In Spite of Fate" (1901)
The two men spent over an hour of that day face to face with a huge monster.
—Boys' Life (Nov. 1964)
The two men stood for several moments as if they were fixed to the earth and immovable.
—Illustrated Naval and Military Magazine (1884)