Don't fancy you two have cornered the whole market of fine girls.
They can't corner wheat in this country."
That cornered the Doctor, and he paused a moment before he replied.
Still careful to make no noise, he followed the sound of the steps until they led him to the top floor, and he cornered the chase at the end of a short passage.
Even P. C. Robinson had to admit that his “boss” had cornered the suspect rather cleverly.
Food that was badly needed by the men at the front was hoarded by government officials in order to raise prices for their friends who were growing rich through “cornering” food supplies.
Blow the market, and "corner the shorts."
Many of those who took up these issues -- as subsequent events showed -- were more keen on cornering a share of the spoils for themselves and their kin, rather than really empowering the commonman (and woman) to utilise a language they could be more at home in.
At Dumfries Corners the book sales of Mr. Peters, one of the vestrymen, were one of these results.
Toward midday he cornered a big white rabbit under a log, and killed it.
Usually there was an array of persons upon whom suspicion could be justly thrown; a collection of suspects from whom the investigator could take his choice, or from whom he could extract facts which eventually might be used to corner the guilty person.
This same capacity for avoiding the slavery of serious fanaticism enables an Irishman to cease quite joyfully from the pursuit of his own particular fad in order to corner an obnoxious opponent.
Napoleon, it is curious to remember once wanted to run a lodging-house, and a man may start to corner oil and end the father of a civilisation.
One incident of it do I remember most distinctly,--that having, with consummate generalship, cornered Mistress Dorothy under a sprig of mistletoe, I suddenly found myself utterly bereft of the courage to carry the matter to a conclusion, and allowed her to escape unkissed, for which she laughed at me most unmercifully once the danger was passed, though she had feigned the utmost indignation while the assault threatened.
Thus the more France increases her army, the more she corners raw materials and increases her measures against Germany, the more unquiet she becomes.
She cornered Libbie in the hall as the class streamed out and announced a decision.
Plainly Diamond meant to corner the lad he hated and then force the fighting to a finish.
Somehow or other I had managed to corner a horse near a fence, and had climbed upon his back.
By a system of treaties France has created a military alliance with Belgium and Poland, thus completely cornering Germany.
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I lost no time in cornering Albert Edward.
I had tried in vain, all the morning, to corner Dorothy so that I might say good-by with no one looking on, but the minx had eluded me, and I had to be content with a mere handclasp on the steps before the others.
Lastly I--I that loved company and good cheer do find therein abomination these days, so do I creep, like moulting fowl, brother, to corners dark and dismal and there make much ado--and such is love, O me!"
But it was Oily Dave who took the chief credit for the whole business, and, having succeeded in cornering the bishop and Mr. Clay, he proceeded to inform them of the manner in which he had helped the match along.
They've cornered fifty bears for us, and until to-day we've never lost a dog."