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I dare not come within reach of his arms, and he knows that so long as his resistance is passive I cannot shoot him.
Little John stooped and peered through the hole to see what food lay within reach, when crack
He had no faith in the gratitude of De Montfort, and he knew full well what the King would urge when he learned that the man who had sent his soldiers naked back to London, who had forced his messenger to eat the King's message, and who had turned his victory to defeat at Lewes, was within reach of the army of De Montfort.
To lift the tree's great weight from the animal it was necessary to come within reach of those long, strong talons, and when the tree had been removed the man would be totally at the mercy of the savage beast; but to Tarzan of the Apes fear was a thing unknown.
It was in vain that I entreated him not to leave me, but at least to take me within reach of the first passing caravan.
He even remarked that they had succeeded, by that esprit de corps which doubles the strength of the soldier, in getting together in one group to the amount of about fifty men; and that, with the exception of a dozen stragglers whom he still saw rolling here and there, the nucleus was complete, and within reach of his voice.
His tendency to veer about from one subject to another; his habit of keeping his tongue perpetually going, so long as there was anybody, no matter whom, within reach of the sound of his voice; his comical want of all dignity and reserve with his servants, promised, in appearance, much, and performed in reality nothing.
Answer me that," said the Squire, attacking Godfrey again, since Dunsey was not within reach.
His eye wandered to a long stout sword on his flank and he instinctively slipped it around within reach of his right hand.
If you happened to see one perched upon a branch within reach of your arm, and advanced towards it, it did not fly away immediately, but waited quietly looking at you, until you could almost touch it, and then took wing slowly, less alarmed at your presence, it would seem, than desirous of removing itself from your path.
The hunter looked in vain over the lifeless landscape; now and then a few antelope might be seen, but not within reach of the rifle.
Everything was so clear before him, all he had aimed at so long within reach at last, and now his inconceivable stupidity had erected this new obstacle.