All this time the youth had been sniffing at the rose that he held
betwixt his thumb and finger.
These were they that dwelt in Hyria and rocky Aulis, and who held
Schoenus, Scolus, and the highlands of Eteonus, with Thespeia, Graia, and the fair city of Mycalessus.
He would stand in my place, would he?--the place that I and my fathers have held
for four generations by virtue of the axe.
He lit it and, distracted by observing those around him, began crossing himself with the hand that held
The Saw-Horse now became quiet, and held
its legs rigid; so that Tip, after several efforts, was able to roll him over and set him upright.
I only tell you that I shall preserve for ever inscribed on my memory the service you have rendered me in order to tender you my gratitude while life shall last me; and would to Heaven love held
me not so enthralled and subject to its laws and to the eyes of that fair ingrate whom I name between my teeth, but that those of this lovely damsel might be the masters of my liberty."
With a shriek of fear the ape which held
me leaped through the open window, but its mate closed in a terrific death struggle with my preserver, which was nothing less than my faithful watch-thing; I cannot bring myself to call so hideous a creature a dog.
In Egyptian cosmology Nut (the Sky) is thrust and held
apart from her brother Geb (the Earth) by their father Shu, who corresponds to the Greek Atlas.
Then, he held
me by the arms, in an upright position on the top of the stone, and went on in these fearful terms:
If the wind held
good, the distance might be traversed in five hours; if no accident happened the sledge might reach Omaha by one o'clock.
With shaken consciousness and trembling body, he clutched and held
on, while the ebbing life turned and flooded up in him again.
This figure unlocked and held
open the grating as for the passage of another, who presently appeared, in the form of a young man of small stature and uncommon self-importance, dressed in an obsolete and very gaudy fashion.