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He held it, but it was without pressure; without recognizance of the delight with which he once grasped it.
Under the internal pressure his whiskers stood on end and his face grew red.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
With him one is at high pressure all the time, and I have gained a good many more ideas from him than I can work up in a hurry.
Mr. Brown seizes the proffered member, and gives it as hearty a pressure as the publicity of the occasion will permit.
PHYSIOLOGY OF THE OPERAJOHN H. SWABY (AKA "SCRICI")
This may be done by taking the humming tone and bringing to bear upon it a strong pressure of energy.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
The sense of bearing on to the voice, or endeavoring to push the tone by any pressure whatever, should be absolutely avoided.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
And as for the two girls, they were utterly speechless under the pressure of feeling.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
Here there is no question of emergency, or enemy pressure, or of haste; so much we see plain enough with our own eyes.
It is a further refinement when the staunch little lover of liberty sets about "easing" the pressure of commands.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
Hunter-Weston despite his heavy losses will be advancing to-morrow which should divert pressure from you.

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