come in contact


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My head struck the hard pavement with a resounding whack, and to that alone I owe my life, for it cleared my brain and the pain roused my temper, so that I was equal for the moment to tearing my enemy to pieces with my bare hands, and I verily believe that I should have attempted it had not my right hand, in the act of raising my body from the ground, come in contact with a bit of cold metal.
But I may come in contact with you," said the other, "if I come too close; and whether I hit you, or you hit me, I shall suffer for it.
Very well," said the Witch, "I will give you work in which you will be associated with intellect - you will come in contact with brains.