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THE GEESE and the Cranes were feeding in the same meadow, when a birdcatcher came to ensnare them in his nets.
Caught by all her glittering trinkets, And her borrowed braids of hair, And a host of made-up beauties That would Love himself ensnare.
If foreign gold could so easily corrupt our federal rulers and enable them to ensnare and betray their constituents, how has it happened that we are at this time a free and independent nation?
It is true they occasionally hunt the elk and deer, and ensnare the water-fowl of their ponds and rivers, but these are casual luxuries.
She strove to ensnare him with comfort and would not see that comfort meant nothing to him.
She walks delicately, not on the solid earth, but hovers over the heads of men to make them stumble or to ensnare them.
Charlie alone failed to catch his shy bird, and the oftener she escaped the more determined he was to ensnare her.
A man like Barbicane would not dodge with his enemy, or ensnare him, would not even maneuver
Somehow or other, by dint of pushing and pulling, they did attain the street at last; where Miss Miggs, all blowzed with the exertion of getting there, and with her sobs and tears, sat down upon her property to rest and grieve, until she could ensnare some other youth to help her home.
Convinced by several months' experience that the affectation of virtues she did not possess was unavailing to ensnare me--aware that I had read her real nature, and would believe nothing of the character she gave out as being hers--she had determined, at last, to try a new key, and see if the lock of my heart would yield to that; a little audacity, a word of truth, a glimpse of the real.
I am no bird; and no net ensnares me; I am a free human being with an independent will, which I now exert to leave you.
Inspector Vivienne Deering (Joanna Scanlan) and her team plot to ensnare the serial killer.