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She meditated continually how the incubus could be shaken off her life--how she could be freed from this hateful bond to a being whom she at once despised as an imbecile, and dreaded as an inquisitor.
A flag is hoisted, and all the morning the rites are celebrated, the cake eaten, healths drunk, speeches made, and hands nearly shaken off.
But only slipping further into the whale's mouth, and tilting over sideways as it slipped, the boat had shaken off his hold on the jaw; spilled him out of it, as he leaned to the push; and so he fell flat-faced upon the sea.
The rodent held on for a few secondsafter sinking its claws into the bird's neck, but it was shaken off.
However, Nathan Baker is likely to return to the line-up while Andreas Weimann is also likely to have shaken off a knock suffered in the first half at Loftus Road.
Summary: Chelsea captain John Terry has shaken off a rib injury to be included in the squad to face MSK Zilina in the Champions League.
5m right-back Luke Young into the clash now that the former Charlton man has shaken off a thigh strain.