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Terror drives you on; fate coerces you; you can't help yourself, and my delight is to make the plunge terrible.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
They destroy ants and spiders and other creeping things, so that Alila's mother never kills them nor drives them away.
It needed only an exertion of will for the soul to hurl the body ashore as wind drives paper; to waft it kite-fashion to the bank.
He drives a white mule, and has managed to put a top of sail cloth on an old ramshackle buggy, which he calls a 'shay.'
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
Ethel was anxious to hear what her brother thought of papa's spirits, and whether he talked in their drives.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
Nevertheless, if a novice drives a car in London, he can hardly avoid such experiences.
Again, a husband who drives his wife away from him by his misconduct deserts her as clearly as if he had left her.
When Dr. McAllister drove into his yard he found a boy washing the concrete drives as calmly as if nothing had happened.
THE BOX-CAR CHILDRENGERTRUDE CHANDLER WARNER
The industrial arts of this part of the country depend much upon them for the power which drives their machinery.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
What seemed important to them, all the drives of ordinary day-to-day existence, had never seemed very important to him.
THE STARS, MY BROTHERSEDMOND HAMILTON

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