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Woe to him who despises his axe, or flings it carelessly aside
He comes and throws at him more talk than he had ever heard boomed out in an hour, and certainly touching the deepest things Anthony had ever discovered in himself, and flings words like "unfair" whose very sound is abhorrent to him.
She flings out her arm, overturning the bed table, and then pulls desperately at the bell.
This insulting allusion to his dark skin infuriates Neville to that violent degree, that he flings the dregs of his wine at Edwin Drood, and is in the act of flinging the goblet after it, when his arm is caught in the nick of time by Jasper.
He flings out continually these flouts and sneers;" the woman in the crimson blouse spoke as if appealing quietly to a third person, but her black eyes never left Razumov's face.
I guess I want to have my fling, like the other girls.
He felt ready to leap upon him and fling him to the ground if he dared to lift the gorgeous hanging that concealed the secret of his life.
No," said the niece, "there is no reason for showing mercy to any of them; they have every one of them done mischief; better fling them out of the window into the court and make a pile of them and set fire to them; or else carry them into the yard, and there a bonfire can be made without the smoke giving any annoyance.
Kennedy had uttered a cry of despair as he saw Joe fling himself to the ground.
With a second fling he was against the cage bars, with a single slash of paw ripping down the forearm of the man who had poked him.
The Sculptor replied, "Well, if you will buy these, I'll fling you that into the bargain.
Has it occurred to you that I might fling myself back on the