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He punched on, with his left hand only, and as he punched, doggedly, only half-conscious, as from a remote distance he heard murmurs of fear in the gangs, and one who said with shaking voice: "This ain't a scrap, fellows.
And he punched on and on, slower and slower, as the last shreds of vitality oozed from him, through centuries and aeons and enormous lapses of time, until, in a dim way, he became aware that the nameless thing was sinking, slowly sinking down to the rough board-planking of the bridge.
You thought we didn't see you, but we did, and you said uncle wouldn't like it, and the boys would tease, and you made Ariadne promise not to tell, and she punched holes in your ears to put ear-rings in.
The three short words, taken in conjunction with the movement, brought him up with as sharp a turn as if she had punched him in the eye.
Many of our parts have hundreds of punched holes and complex features, which is what we ran in the test because we wanted it to replicate routine punching projects as much as possible.
I could have laid the plate down on parallels and punched the inserts out, but that would have risked the expensive parts banging into each other while hidden under the plate.
Frey said Jacobs punched him in January 2004 while being escorted to a holding cell to do legal research.
With the recent addition of several new products, all requiring punched stainless steel cabinetry, the company set up a new punching department using a new Murata Wiedemann Motorum 2044 precision punch press.
In some counties using punch-card ballots, votes went unregistered because the holes next to the candidates' names weren't entirely punched through, and thus weren't registered by ballot counting machines.