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For the first time there was a whimper in his throat; but it was not the whimper of fear, nor of pain, but of outrage, and of desire to continue the battle which he struggled to control at Skipper's behest.
While he waved his hand and muttered that he had done nothing at all, he was obeying her behest by trying to get into a chair.
31-43) From stately trees the fair leaves fell in abundance fluttering down to the ground, and the fruit fell to the ground because Boreas blew very fiercely at the behest of Zeus; the deep seethed and all things trembled at his blast: the strength of mankind consumed away and the fruit failed in the season consumed away and the fruit failed in the season of spring, at that time when the Hairless One (46) in a secret place in the mountains gets three young every three years.
And, as I obeyed that last behest with all my might, without a thought of what I was doing, save that he bade me do it, I saw his hands shoot up and his head bob down, and his lithe, spare body cut the sunset as cleanly and precisely as though he had plunged at his leisure from a diver's board!
But that I judge I listen to a voice whose behests must not be disputed,'' answered the yeoman,
Export-Import Bank of India (Exim Bank) has, at the behest of the Government of India, extended a Line of Credit (LOC) of USD 22.
It said that according to information they were in hiding at the'MQM safe houses' at the behest of the party.
RIYADH, April 21 (KUNA) -- Saudi-led Operation Decisive Storm has met its objectives and would stop at the behest of Yemeni President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi, with the coalition launching operation "Renewal of Hope.
Summary: Israeli police arrested 16 Israeli-Arabs over involvement in an alleged operation to smuggle drugs and weapons at the behest of a Hezbollah-linked narcotics ring.
The protesting BJP workers alleged that district administration was working at the behest of Uttar Pradesh Government, headed by the Samajwadi Party (SP).
According to the forensic reports of computer hard discs, the telephones of CM Virbhadra Singh, some bureaucrats and even some BJP leaders were tapped between 2009 and 2011, allegedly at the behest of the then Prem Kumar Dhumal government.
He accused Defense minister Ghosn of lying and acting at the behest of Bashar Asad in the service of his Hizbullah-run statelet.