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Seize him at once by the beard and dash him to the ground.
We had only just time to seize hold of the upper part, which rose about seven feet out of the water, and happily its speed was not great.
Ruminating to this effect on the brilliant future in reserve for him, David by the help of his check-string kept himself on the alert to seize the time of earliest dawn for his rising and departure.
Seize him and unmask him--that we may know whom we have to hang, at sunrise, from the battlements
Gliding forward, she tried to seize the African; but he eluded her grasp, just missing, in doing so, falling into the mysterious hole.
When a big branch bent down to seize him the Woodman chopped at it so fiercely that he cut it in two.
But how strange it was that the creative instinct should seize upon this dull stockbroker, to his own ruin, perhaps, and to the misfortune of such as were dependent on him; and yet no stranger than the way in which the spirit of God has seized men, powerful and rich, pursuing them with stubborn vigilance till at last, conquered, they have abandoned the joy of the world and the love of women for the painful austerities of the cloister.
He had an impulse to throw himself on his knees and seize her hands and beg her not to go; but he knew there was no way of moving her; she would tell Griffiths what he had said and how he acted.
said he; and by a prodigy of skill which this incomparable horseman alone was capable, he threw his horse forward to within ten paces of the white horse; already his hand was stretched out to seize his prey.
Catching one leg on a loop of the tangled strands Gahan pulled himself close enough to seize another quite near to the fellow.
But as he stretched forth his hand to seize another, Beowulf gripped him in his awful grasp.
I turned the knob and pushed the door inward just in time to see Menelek seize the girl and drag her toward the far end of the apartment.