And he made an effort to unclasp
the ruffian's fingers from her arm, but was suddenly driven backward, and nearly laid upon the floor by a violent blow on the chest, accompanied with the admonition, 'Take that for your insolence!
Then she slept again, and the girls waited upon their mother, for she would not unclasp
the thin hand which clung to hers even in sleep.
He examined the infant carefully, and then proceeded to unclasp
a leathern case, which he took from beneath his dress.
"Very likely--though I've not had the pleasure of the Ladies' Aid's acquaintance," rejoined Miss Polly, stiffly, trying to unclasp
the small, clinging fingers, and turning frowning eyes on Nancy in the doorway.
I saw her temper smouldering in her eyes--as plainly as I saw her hands grow restless, then unclasp
themselves, and begin mechanically smoothing her dress over her knees.
Conseil was already trying to unclasp
the harpooner's hand from his half-suffocated victim, and I was going to fly to the rescue, when suddenly I was nailed to the spot by hearing these words in French:
The wine was strong and the gourd capacious, so he also began to sing after a fashion, and soon I had the delight of feeling the iron grip of his goblin legs unclasp
, and with one vigorous effort I threw him to the ground, from which he never moved again.
All that can be said is, it was such that he again raised himself in his stirrups, and, grasping his sword more firmly with both hands, he came down on the Biscayan with such fury, smiting him full over the cushion and over the head, that- even so good a shield proving useless- as if a mountain had fallen on him, he began to bleed from nose, mouth, and ears, reeling as if about to fall backwards from his mule, as no doubt he would have done had he not flung his arms about its neck; at the same time, however, he slipped his feet out of the stirrups and then unclasped
his arms, and the mule, taking fright at the terrible blow, made off across the plain, and with a few plunges flung its master to the ground.
When he was within about fifty feet of me he unclasped
an enormous metal armlet, and holding it toward me in the open palm of his hand, addressed me in a clear, resonant voice, but in a language, it is needless to say, I could not understand.
Gently I unclasped
her hands from about my neck, and still holding them in mine I told her the story of my love for Dejah Thoris.
For only an instant my curiosity was piqued, and then I replaced the torch in my pocket-pouch, but my fingers had not unclasped
from it when there rushed to my memory the recollection of the conversation between Lakor and his companion when the lesser thern had quoted the words of Thurid and scoffed at them: "And what think you of the ridiculous matter of the light?
Did he fear going to the war, or was he sad at leaving his wife?- perhaps both, but evidently he did not wish to be seen in that mood, for hearing footsteps in the passage he hurriedly unclasped
his hands, stopped at a table as if tying the cover of the small box, and assumed his usual tranquil and impenetrable expression.