Thesaurus / dissever


But—and I forbear to lead up to it artistically—I dissever myself from your chariot wheels.ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
So the man was able to dissever the ghastly head and thus to slay the monstrous dragon.TALES OF FANTASY AND FACTBRANDER MATTHEWS
Secrecy and guilt go so perpetually together, that it is almost difficult for the mind to dissever them.THE DOCTOR'S WIFEM. E. BRADDON
You can dissever none of these facts one from the other, and we now approach the “one man principle.”THE ARENAVARIOUS
Like a white dove, the soul hovered for a moment above this body, of which the exhausted materials were about to dissever.THE WORKS OF HONOR DE BALZACHONOR DE BALZAC
From this time the chief interest of his career lies in his judicial work, but he did not wholly dissever himself from politics.ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 17, SLICE 5VARIOUS
He then corded it so firmly that it would require both industry and patience to dissever the several knots and twistings.THE BUCCANEERMRS. S. C. HALL
The Muslim might dissever heads as carelessly as he plucked an orange, they were those of unbelievers, not of girls.HISTORIA AMORIS: A HISTORY OF LOVE, ANCIENT AND MODERNEDGAR SALTUS
For himself, of course he loved knowledge; yet he would not dissever it from its value in the art of living.THE MEDIAEVAL MIND (VOLUME II OF II)HENRY OSBORN TAYLOR
I had recourse to the expedient of spreading my letters on a dry towel and draining them before attempting to dissever the leaves.LIPPINCOTT'S MAGAZINE OF POPULAR LITERATURE AND SCIENCE, APRIL, 1876.VARIOUS


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