Whenever the man whom she loved, who was a member of the literary profession, announced a lecture anywhere, she was sure to be found in the audience; she also seized every other opportunity to see him from a distance unobserved by him.
When now, within the clique of Li Lin-fu, the Yang family tried to seize power, they turned against An Lu-shan.
Arthur was next to me, and if I had not seized his arm and held him up, he would have fallen.
His wife, through her terror and horror and distress, saw some sure danger to him: instantly forgetting her own grief, she seized hold of him and cried out:-- "No!
He met her again a few weeks afterwards at a concert in Earlsfort Terrace and seized the moments when her daughter’s attention was diverted to become intimate.
Once the virus had seized controlof the FAT, there was no possible way of retrieving it other than by coming upwith a jackpot, and the odds against that were three to one.
Anxiety, cries of horror, moans... Razumihin who was standing in the doorway flew into the room, seized the sick man in his strong arms and in a moment had him on the sofa.
These rogues, whom Ihad picked up, debauched my other men, and they all formed aconspiracy to seize the ship, and secure me; which they did onemorning, rushing into my cabin, and binding me hand and foot,threatening to throw me overboard, if I offered to stir.
“Pirates,” cried John, seizing his Sunday hat, “let us go at once.”
Now get--" I seized Joy's wrist. "
The other guards stood thunderstruck and amazed at this unexpected event, but recovering presence of mind, those on horseback seized their swords, and those on foot their javelins, and attacked Don Quixote, who was waiting for them with great calmness; and no doubt it would have gone badly with him if the galley slaves, seeing the chance before them of liberating themselves, had not effected it by contriving to break the chain on which they were strung.
Urged on by the Colonnas the French King conceived the plan of seizing the person of the Pope and bringing him before a council to be held at Lyons.
Melusine seized her chance.
One of those on foot, putting his finger to his lips as a sign to him to be silent, seized Rocinante's bridle and drew him out of the road, and the others driving Sancho and Dapple before them, and all maintaining a strange silence, followed in the steps of the one who led Don Quixote.
While hovering near an altar, on which some villagers were sacrificing a goat, she suddenly seized a piece of the flesh, and carried it, along with a burning cinder, to her nest.
He looked for a moment, and then dashed down the platform into the audience, and, seizing the man's head, vigorously rubbed it.
He took a step to the door and seized the walking-stick which was standing behind it.
“Get in, I’ll take you all,” Mikolka shouted again, leaping first into the cart, seizing the reins and standing straight up in front. “
I believe I had a delirious idea of seizing the red-hot poker out of the fire, and running him through with it.
The good general is ready for emergencies, alert to perceive opportunity or peril, prompt to seize occasion.
He watched them for a while quietly, but at last when they were going too far, he seized his cutting-knife, and cried: ‘Away with you, vermin,’ and began to cut them down.
England seized the island in 1655 and established a plantation economy based on sugar, cocoa, and coffee.
Then it was that the woman did a noble thing, for springing into the water—yes, up to her armpits—and holding fast to the old man by her left hand, with the right she seized Leo’s hair and dragged him shorewards.
Then seizing the shaving glass, he went on: "And this is the wretched thing that has done the mischief.
Now, Mr. Bruff, what is their third chance of seizing the Diamond?
He seized the lighted candle, and held it to the picture.
I ran to the hall, seized my books and followed her.
Not a soul spoke up to defend the practice of seizing boards.
Suddenly he jumped up, seized the axe and ran out of the bedroom.
With an imperious gesture, Katerina Ivanovna seized Alyosha byboth hands.
The Secret Service denied they were legally or morally responsible for seizing the work of a publisher.
Then, indeed, the tradition gallantly upheld, they seized their weapons, and the air was torn with the war-cry; but it was now too late.
Then he seized the stone again and with one twist turned it back, so that it was in the same position again, though it stood a very little higher.
Which, as we saw, did not afterwards turn out as expected, because, after the rout at Vaila, one party at once took courage and seized the state.
And the grooms all awoke, seized the king's son and threw him into prison.
But no sooner was the princess released from the spell, than she seized the prince by the arm and sprang on to the griffin’s back, and went off carrying the prince away with her.
But this, I must tell your majesty, was an afterthought which did not occur to me at the moment; so eager was I for the treasures which displayed themselves to my view, that I did not even stop to admire the magnificent columns and arcades which I saw on all sides; and, without attention to the regularity with which the treasures were ranged, like an eagle seizing her prey, I fell upon the first heap of golden coin that was near me.
We will not enter here into any detailed account of how President Wilson gave way to the Japanese and consented to their replacing the Germans at Kiau Chau, which is Chinese property, how the almost purely German city of Danzig was practically, if not legally, annexed, to Poland, and how the Powers disputed over the claim of the Italian imperialists, a claim strengthened by these instances, to seize the Yugo-Slav port of Fiume and deprive the Yugo-Slavs of a good Adriatic outlet.
The author seems to have seized the pen at the moment when he was most elevated with the importance of his subject, and with the extent of his discoveries.
His first duty, as planned long ahead, was to find and seize any papers which might seem of vital importance; especially those portentous documents found by Charles so long ago behind the picture in Olney Court.
said Toney, as all three leaped into the boat and seized the oars.
All the formalities of the action of the court assume the possibility that without them improprieties may occur, and the institution of seizing letters and messages for evidence, asserts only the possibility that the latter contain things of importance, etc.
“The Bolsheviki in general took the correct attitude toward the Land question; but in recommending that the peasants seize the land by force, they committed a profound error….
The sultan, unlike some princes, who would have seized the lady and punished the Arab for his freedom, felt the force of his remark, applauded his wisdom, and requested that he would not betroth her to another, as he was resolved to make himself worthy of becoming his son-in-law by learning some handicraft, till when he hoped they would accept of an abode near the palace.
After years of being battered and pushed around, the telcos had, at least in a small way, seized the initiative again.
They seek to seize the happiness of life without paying the cost of their indulgence.
He took a pace forward, seizing the gun with one hand, while the other locked her arm so that he could forcibly wrest the weapon from her.
Executioners who were waiting for the victim to be chosen in this ordeal by cat, rushed forward and seizing the girl began to drag her towards the fire.
So, Professor Aronnax, if you’d like to explore this cavern and circle its lagoon, seize the day.”