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At present she is throwing her whole weight upon my wrist, which I hope will get limber under it!
Every nation of Europe was throwing open its armoury, and preparing its weapons for the field.
"Well, it isn't easy to explain," said Mr. Pontellier, throwing himself back in his chair.
Throwing the tea into the harbor raised a sharp sense of resentment in the minds of Britons.
This last spear is propelled by a throwing-stick, which was also found lying by it.
I sat up night after night to keep her from throwing herself out of the window; at times she seemed to be quite off her head.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Also they have unlimited supplies of bombs, each soldier carrying them, and they are not half bad at throwing them.
Some of these throwing-sticks, or mearas, were three inches broad and two feet six inches long.
Susy, who had been awake, had heard the alarm and drawn the bolt so as to give time for hastily throwing on a few garments.
It was the same noble-looking man Calne had ever known, as he went down the road, throwing a greeting to one and another.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD

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