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Who could have prophesied in what way any of these inspired law-breakers would break the law, what new type of perfect imperfection they would create?
With four hundred miles of trail still between him and Dawson, he could ill afford to have madness break out among his dogs.
It is the policeman in all our hearts, set there to watch that we do not break its laws.
The referee clutched each by the shoulder and sundered them violently, passing quickly between them as he thrust them backward in order to make a clean break of it.
O my brethren, break up, break up for me the old tables!
And now having got so far, my master went on to break me to harness; there were more new things to wear.
While they were busy stripping the armour from these heroes, the youths who were led on by Polydamas and Hector (and these were the greater part and the most valiant of those that were trying to break through the wall and fire the ships) were still standing by the trench, uncertain what they should do; for they had seen a sign from heaven when they had essayed to cross it--a soaring eagle that flew skirting the left wing of their host, with a monstrous blood-red snake in its talons still alive and struggling to escape.
If any labor of mortal might break the spell that binds these waters, this which I have but just essayed had done it.
In such cases one horse frightens another, until all are alarmed, and struggle to break loose.
The time came when Kama was unable to go in the lead and break trail, and it was a proof that he was far gone when he permitted Daylight to toil all day at the heavy snowshoe work.
There, in the back street he found one, the Break of Day.
Harling and Tony break the ground and plant the garden, dig around the orchard trees, tie up vines and clip the hedges.