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Most of the men leaped up, caught hold of spears or knives, and rushed out.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
He was too drowsy to hold the thought more than a moment in his mind, much less to reflect upon it.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
One adorable smile she gave him, and before he could advance to hold the door for her, she had opened it and passed out.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Not being sufficiently numerous to hold out the town as well as the Alamo, they retreated into the latter.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
He was well set in the form of a man now, the months since his imprisonment having brought him much to fasten upon and hold.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
If the Turks get hold of a lot of fresh men and throw them upon us during the night,—perhaps they may knock us off into the sea.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Make a personal appeal to your men and Godley's to make a supreme effort to hold their ground.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Why, the skule committy are goin' to hold a meetin' up here to say whether they'll move the skule house or the cats.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
It took twenty Eskimos to hold it when allowed full play, and even these it jerked about in a manner that highly diverted them.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
It laid its hold upon agriculture, sowing and reaping the grain and transporting it to the ends of the earth.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
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