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Let him say he was, in so much as a word of one syllable, and I'll either catch hold of his throat and choke him for half a guinea;" Mr.
Cruncher could not be restrained from making rather an ostentatious parade of his liberality--"I'd catch hold of your throat and choke you for half a guinea.
And I have taken out all the bones; because Duchess did nearly choke herself with a fish-bone last time I gave a party.
May evil islands choke thee, thou detestable Sancho," said the niece; "What are islands?
Then did the Sheriff gasp and fairly choke with rage.
Without sound we lay there, the beast exerting every effort to reach me with those awful fangs, and I straining to maintain my grip and choke the life from it as I kept it from my throat.
Be quiet," admonished the victor, "or I'll choke you.
My heart was so full that even those words seemed to choke me.
The two oarsmen bent to their work, and the little boat glided away as rapidly as possible in the midst of the thousand vessels which choke up the narrow way which leads between the two rows of ships from the mouth of the harbor to the Quai d'Orleans.
Gauge thy gape with buck or goat, Lest thine eye should choke thy throat, After gorging, wouldst thou sleep?
Tea was in progress when Mimi suddenly started up with a look of fright on her face; at the same moment, the men became cognisant of a thick smoke which began to spread through the room--a smoke which made those who experienced it gasp and choke.
Twist it, an' you'll choke 'm plentee," said Manuel, and the stranger grunted a ready affirmative.