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Keep a starving man away from bread when he has only to stretch out his hand and snatch it.
TESSA WADSWORTH'S DISCIPLINEJENNIE M. DRINKWATER
You snatch me out of the cold cloister, but, in the bustling, ardent world you condemn me to the conventional chastity?
BALSAMO, THE MAGICIANALEXANDER DUMAS
Jack Harvey had sent young Tim into the cabin to snatch a wink of sleep, and Joe had come up, heavy and dull.
THE RIVAL CAMPERSRUEL PERLEY SMITH
Then, as the insect tumbled near her, she made a quick snatch at the glowing point of fire.
MENOTAHERNEST G. HENHAM
They were the real enemies of my children; they sought to snatch the crown; I saw them daily at work and they wore me out.
CATHERINE DE' MEDICIHONORE DE BALZAC
To attempt to snatch this prey from the Bey, excepting by a striking triumph at the Assembly, was not to be thought of.
THE NABOBALPHONSE DAUDET
Dinner was waiting when we got in, and I could not snatch half a word with Roger while making ready for it.
What good or ill luck she was promising, I know not; but I saw the lady turn pale and snatch her hand away.
Gilliatt was one of those who are accustomed to snatch the means of safety out of danger itself.
They come softly up behind, snatch away anything they can lay their hands on, and then run off a little way and sit down.

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