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A practical-minded man, he preferred to owe the safety of his carcass to his rival rather than have it impaled on Apache lances.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
As he arose, brushing the sand from him, he saw the scout splashing out of the sea, a fish impaled on his spear.
STAR BORNANDRE NORTON
Imbedded in this bar was a long white snag, a tree trunk whose naked arms, thrusting far down stream, had literally impaled us.
THE WAY OF A MANEMERSON HOUGH
They bought made-up white silk knotted ties sown with crimson fleurs-de-lys and impaled with a permanent brass horseshoe.
SINISTER STREET, VOL. 1COMPTON MACKENZIE
But that his royal word was passed, I think Ninyas would have impaled them both, having no better news to tell.
SARCHEDONG. J. (GEORGE JOHN) WHYTE-MELVILLE
The sight of the grisly stake and its impaled burden came back to his recollection and rendered him desperate.
Holding his quivering subject, impaled on his glance as it seemed, he reached a black, square bottle.
The giant put the climax to the horrible deed: he cut off the head and impaled it on the end of a pike.
Sometimes it was called rose-noble, from both sides being impaled in an undulating circle.
The witness had lifted from the blood-stained deck a long splinter of wood on which was impaled a human eye!
THE EVERETT MASSACREWALKER C. SMITH

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