Heavy weight

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Although drawn downwards by the heavy weight which hastened his rapid descent, it seemed to him as if the fall lasted for a century.
The king looked puzzled -- he wasn't a very heavy weight, intellectually.
Occasionally, they sink a cord in the river by a heavy weight, with a buoy at the upper end, to keep floating.
But a heavy weight has fallen on my spirits, my good friend, and the sadness that gathers over me, will yield to neither hope nor reason.
Jo read it thankfully, but the heavy weight did not seem lifted off her heart, and her face was so full of misery that Laurie asked quickly, "What is it?
The unhappy culprit sustained herself as best a woman might, under the heavy weight of a thousand unrelenting eyes, all fastened upon her, and concentrated at her bosom.
But, remembering the heavy weight of anxiety which she already had on her mind, I hesitated to add to all the other vexations this new trouble.
Put a heavy weight on top of the box and leave it till evening.
He sighed, and closed his eyes contentedly, as if I had relieved him of a heavy weight of anxiety.
But naturally being a thin-legged person (though vindictive and sandy whiskered)--he was quite unable to lift the heavy weight to the level of the hook and rope.
The heavy weight of outfit gave such ballast that he cracked on as a daring sailor should when moments counted.
Then you relieve my mind of a great dread, and a heavy weight,' said Jasper; 'I will do it.