To carry away

Related to To carry away: carry out
(Naut.) to break off; to lose; as, to carry away a fore-topmast.
To take possession of the mind; to charm; to delude; as, to be carried by music, or by temptation.

See also: Carry, Carry

References in classic literature ?
In fact, how could a man to whom ten thousand livres were owing, refuse to carry away a present worth six thousand, enhanced in estimation from having belonged to a descendant of Henry IV.
I would gladly have taken a dozen of the natives, but this was a thing the emperor would by no means permit; and, besides a diligent search into my pockets, his majesty engaged my honour "not to carry away any of his subjects, although with their own consent and desire.
We had not gone far before we were surrounded by a troop of robbers, with whom, by the interest of some of the natives who had joined themselves to our caravan, we came to a composition, giving them part of our goods to permit us to carry away the rest; and after this troublesome adventure arrived at a place something more commodious than that which we had quitted, where we met with bread, but of so pernicious a quality that, after having ate it, we were intoxicated to so great a degree that one of my friends, seeing me so disordered, congratulated my good fortune of having met with such good wine, and was surprised when I gave him an account of the whole affair.
The suspects may have used a pick-up truck or lorry to carry away the stands.
Everyone watching was filled with admiration as the job was completed and Coburn gathered the wool into a bag to carry away.
At some retailers, you needed a wheelbarrow to carry away all the free hardware and software products being offered with a purchase of XP.