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Man's desire for the approval of his fellows is so strong, his dread of their censure so violent, that he himself has brought his enemy within his gates; and it keeps watch over him, vigilant always in the interests of its master to crush any half-formed desire to break away from the herd.
The close-packed hay did not once break away off her fork.
Here was the truth, here was reality, here was the life that belonged to him; and he, who fancied himself so scornful of arbitrary restraints, had been afraid to break away from his desk because of what people might think of his stealing a holiday!
All then dismount, drive their pickets into the ground in the centre, fasten the horses to them, and hobble their forelegs, so that, in case of alarm, they cannot break away. Then they unload them, and dispose of their packs as breastworks on the periphery of the circle; each man having nine packs behind which to shelter himself.
Hunt saw his men, one after another, break away, until but five remained to bear him company.
Besides, in his present position, the manoeuvre had become a very perilous one, for the Victoria threatened to break away before he should be able to get into the car again.
"I thank God," she said "that I have found the courage to break away from those people and take a little of my life into my own hands.
RUTH Davidson has rejected suggestions that the Scottish Tories could break away from the UK Conservative party.
The iceberg, measuring over 1,500 square kilometers -- which is twice the size of New York City -- is expected to break away from the Brunt Ice Shelf within the next few months.
A team will try and ride together with the objective of protecting their top cyclist from the wind and ensuring no other team manages to let their riders break away from the main pack.
Leeds lead a group of clubs threatening to break away from the EFL because they feel they are being shortchanged over TV rights, despite the new PS595million deal with Sky.