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would you strangle a man who is full of water, by giving him rum?
Often I have a feeling that I should like to strike you, to disfigure you, to strangle you.
by a councilor of state whom Queen Catherine came, some say to visit, and others to strangle.
The dead man, however, got up and cried: 'Now will I strangle you.
If I sit here thinking of him," snarls the old man, holding up his impotent ten fingers, "I want to strangle him now.
The plant man was well muscled, heavy, and powerful but my earthly sinews and greater agility, in conjunction with the deathly strangle hold I had upon him, would have given me, I think, an eventual victory had we had time to discuss the merits of our relative prowess uninterrupted.
I should like to strangle somebody or smash something
I never see a steam launch but I feel I should like to lure it to a lonely part of the river, and there, in the silence and the solitude, strangle it.
He seeks only for peace, and only these people sans foi ni loi* can give it him- people who recklessly hack at and strangle everything- Magnitski, Arakcheev, and tutti quanti.
If you have anything to say that is interesting," he remarked, "speak out ,before I strangle you.
To kill ME, did they strangle you, ye singing birds of my hopes
He felt that men would crush him as dogs strangle a torn dog yelping with pain.