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How many vulgar tones my doubtful earWould smite, with deep disgust inspiring me,With doubt tormented, holding hard my breath!
It seemed every moment as if the prodigious paw of the grizzly would smite him to the earth, when no human power could save him.
TWO BOYS IN WYOMINGEDWARD S. ELLIS
Does not your heart smite you when you think of the country which gave you birth?'
Then he assoiled them and blessed them, giving them for penance, to smite their best.
WITH SPURS OF GOLDFRANCES NIMMO GREENE
I coloured, partly with the praise and partly because I was wondering how many Smite-and-spare-nots I was worth.
THE YEOMAN ADVENTURERGEORGE W. GOUGH
For "smite in sunder, or wound the heads;" some word answering to the Latin conquassare.
AIDS TO REFLECTIONSAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE
Though he permit the rod to smite his people, it shall he broken in pieces whenever it has accomplished its work.
Great God, considerAll she has done and suffered, and forbearTo smite her like a worldling!
THE SAINT'S TRAGEDYCHARLES KINGSLEY
We also read of His rejection: "they shall smite the judge of Israel with a rod upon the cheek."
THE PROPHET EZEKIELARNO C. GAEBELEIN
We would have thee, so soon as thou canst find occasion, close up with him, and smite him under the fifth rib.
QUENTIN DURWARDSIR WALTER SCOTT

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