at the top of his lungs and tore down on Joel, and, much to that young gentleman's surprise, strove to wrest the ball from him.
S; +unwreste+, dat.
So inlie greeving in my groning brest, And deepelie muzing at her doubtfull speach, 485 Whose meaning much I labored foorth to wreste, Being above my slender reasons reach, At length, by demonstration me to teach, Before mine eies strange sights presented were, Like tragicke pageants seeming to appeare.
who had succeeded his father Philip, instead of complying with Henry's claim, who demanded the restitution of Normandy, and the other provinces wrested from England, made an irruption into Poictou, took Rochelle d, after a long siege, and seemed determined to expel the English from the few provinces which still remained to them.
It was, of course, impossible that this child should have come across with the hope of wresting from Norris Vine the paper which all their offers and eloquence had failed to entice him to give up.
Besides all this, I have fought with the dead, enduring the heavy burden and grievous peril of the wrestle; Aswid rose again and fell on me with rending nails, by hellish might renewing ghastly warfare after he was ashes.
With this knowledge wrestled and fought the instinct we strive to develop in our girl children, the fear we brand shamefully into their natures--her name must not be connected with such an affair--she must not be "talked about."
When nine slow-circling months had roll'd away, Sweet-smiling pleasure hailed the brightening day-- A wondrous boy Tahmineh's tears supprest, And lull'd the sorrows of her heart to rest; To him, predestined to be great and brave, The name Sohrab his tender mother gave; And as he grew, amazed, the gathering throng, View'd his large limbs, his sinews firm and strong; His infant years no soft endearment claimed: Athletic sports his eager soul inflamed; Broad at the chest and taper round the loins, Where to the rising hip the body joins; Hunter and wrestler; and so great his speed, He could overtake, and hold the swiftest steed.
On the other hand, a new circle of doctors of the Church making their appearance, and enclosing the first as rainbow encloses rainbow, rolling round with it in the unison of a two-fold joy, a voice from the new circle attracted the poet's ear, as the pole attracts the needle, and Saint Buonaventura, a Franciscan, opened upon the praises of St. Dominic, the loving minion of Christianity, the holy wrestler,--benign to his friends and cruel to his enemies;--and so confined his reproofs to his own Franciscan order.
To and fro the wrestlers swayed, locked in vicious grapple, grimly silent save for the dull trampling of their feet upon the moss and the gasp and hiss of panting breaths; writhing a
CAS'TOR (Steph'anos), the wrestler.--Sir W. Scott, Count Robert of Paris (time, Rufus).
From then on the woman wrestles with worlds of trouble--unimaginable difficulties.
How for Melesias' praise must such an one grapple in the strife, bending the words beneath his grasp, yielding not his ground as he wrestleth in speech, of gentle temper toward the good, but to the froward a stern adversary.
She crammed four peppermints into her mouth and groaned about them, "As if people wouldn't rather look at some good wrestlin' than a lot of captains and stuff!"
You have lost your hat and you look as if you had been in a wrestling-match."
--Quail caught in a blacksmith's shop.--Native wrestling.--The trainer.--How they train for a match.--Rules of wrestling.--Grips.
--How they train for a match.--Rules of wrestling.--Grips.--A wrestling match.--Incidents of the struggle.--Description of a match between a Brahmin and a blacksmith.--Sparring for the grip.--The blacksmith has it.--The struggle.--The Brahmin getting the worst of it.--Two to one on the little 'un!--The Brahmin plays the waiting game, turns the tables and the blacksmith.--Remarks on wrestling.
Yet wake the well-strung lyre, and take thought of wrestlings; a strife for the bronze shield stirreth the folk to sacrifice of oxen unto Hera and to the issue of games, wherein the son of Oulias, Theaios, having overcome twice, hath obtained forgetfulness of the toils he lightly bore.
--Quail caught in a blacksmith's shop.--Native wrestling.--The trainer.
And in these matters he was not like a man who chances upon a treasure and thereby becomes wealthier, albeit none the more skilful in economy; nor yet like him who, when a plague has fallen upon an enemy, wrests a victory, whereby he may add to his reputation for success, but not for strategy.
Mrs. Bolton spent much of that afternoon with her knees on the hard boards,--thinking that a hassock would have taken something from the sanctity of the action,--wrestling for her child in prayer.
But the stranger had ignored the words, or possibly not heard them, for he continued with his talk as though unconscious of any interruption, and Harris became aware that another somewhat unusual picture had taken possession of his mind, as they walked there side by side through the cool reaches of the forest, and that he had found his imagination suddenly charged with the childhood memory of Jacob wrestling with an angel,--wrestling all night with a being of superior quality whose strength eventually became his own.
Mr. Offut declared that the young man knew more than anyone else in the United States, and that he could outrun and outwrestle any man in the county.