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Both his hands--so--he fastens about the throat of this dog.
The fascination of horror fastens its fearful hold on us, struggle against it as we may.
One end is attached to the broad surcingle, which fastens together the complicated gear of the recado, or saddle used in the Pampas; the other is terminated by a small ring of iron or brass, by which a noose can be formed.
If you put a chain around the neck of a slave, the other end fastens itself around your own.
At night my room is like the shaft of a coal mine, and it makes Billy Jackson look like the big diamond pin that Night fastens her kimono with.