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He was voluble in his declarations that they would “put the screws” to Ollie on the charge of perjury.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
Each day she resolved, "To-morrow I will tell Felipe;" and when to-morrow came, she put it off again.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
This is the place where the Muscovite criminals are banished to, if they are not put to death.
In this case, I suspect, there was co-operant a strongly marked childish characteristic, the love of producing an effect.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
He shrank, as from some one who inflicted pain as a child, unwittingly, to see what the effect would be.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Let them open their minds to us, let them put upon permanent record the significance of all their intrigues and manœuvres.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
Before the spinet a bench was placed about four feet below the keys, and I was put upon the bench.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
The mother's lips could not finish the charge she was about to put upon her innocent child.
And so this is why the clever performer cannot reproduce the effect of a speech of Demosthenes or Daniel Webster.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
The well-known "cock and bull" stories of small children are inspired by this love of strong effect.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY

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