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As the bright glow of a little cascade of sparks pierced the darkness, a voice in our rear called sharply: "Hands up!"
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
The blood rushed in a hot tide into the girl's pale wet face, and yet she shivered as if an arrow had pierced her heart.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
An Irish sergeant, on a march, being attacked by a dog, pierced the animal with his halbert.
And again another scripture saith, "They shall look on him whom they pierced."
HIS LAST WEEKWILLIAM E. BARTON
His face and head was covered with a full mask of thin white rubber, pierced by two slots for eyeholes.
But for the dagger on which he caught its edge, the blade had assuredly pierced the captain's heart.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
The point pierced his heart, and he fell lifeless upon the frozen ground.
When at close range, it pierced the "Cumberland" with its iron ram causing it to sink.
One end of the bar is flattened and pierced with small holes, while at the other a billet of wood is suspended from a chain.
In calmer moments his mind would doubtless have pierced the cheap sophistry of the Count, and discarded it.
THE EVERLASTING ARMSJOSEPH HOCKING

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