physical force

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The handkerchief wanted but a few hours of being finished, it is true, but the pale cheeks, the hollow eyes and the anxious look, proved at what a sacrifice of health and physical force I had become what I was.
Yet, what weapon was there, save the crude one of physical force, with which Wingrave could strike?
Their distant villages, their hunting-grounds and hundreds of their women and children, together with a material part of their physical force, were actually within the limits of the French territory.
boarding around' with the families of his pupils, in true American fashion, and easily suppressing, on one memorable occasion, the efforts of his larger scholars to inaugurate a rebellion by physical force.
Indeed, there is much more to be said in favour of the physical force of the public than there is in favour of the public's opinion.
Not prepared for a display of physical force, Comrade Ossipon stumbled far into the shop before her push.
In such an establishment, the white-aproned pot-boy with his shirt- sleeves arranged in a tight roll on each bare shoulder, was a mere hint of the possibility of physical force, thrown out as a matter of state and form.
And always there was the sound of the rushing water underneath, the sound which, more than anything else, meant death; the wearing away of things under the impact of physical forces which men could direct but never circumvent or diminish.
Teach a kid they can solve issues by physical force and they will unfortunately carry that lesson into adulthood.
These young victims are controlled due to their vulnerability rather than by physical force or compulsion - eg through grooming for sexual exploitation or trafficked by a family to become a domestic servant.
Meanwhile the brother also denied using physical force and resisting arrest and verbally threatening the policemen when he entered his plea before the Dubai Misdemeanours Court.
Johnson was uncooperative and refused to comply with orders but was eventually arrested without any physical force, police said.