But the check is for a time—the gap and chasm does not dissever.
He strove to unfasten her girdle, but might not dissever the clasp.
I had recourse to the expedient of spreading my letters on a dry towel and draining them before attempting to dissever the leaves.
Political Zionism alone can transcend and unite: any religious formula would disturb and dissever.
So the man was able to dissever the ghastly head and thus to slay the monstrous dragon.
He then corded it so firmly that it would require both industry and patience to dissever the several knots and twistings.
The Muslim might dissever heads as carelessly as he plucked an orange, they were those of unbelievers, not of girls.
For himself, of course he loved knowledge; yet he would not dissever it from its value in the art of living.
But—and I forbear to lead up to it artistically—I dissever myself from your chariot wheels.
Secrecy and guilt go so perpetually together, that it is almost difficult for the mind to dissever them.