1 I was in his power, and had to do it.
2 Please, sir, it's powerful bad spot, this' yer.
3 The boys all means well, but they 's powerful car'less.'
4 And all this your laws give him power to do, in spite of God or man.
5 "I know very well that you've got the law on your side, and the power," said George, bitterly.
6 And behold the tears of such as are oppressed; and on the side of their oppressors there was power.
7 The number of those men who know how to use wholly irresponsible power humanely and generously is small.
8 George was awe-struck at the force, the vehemence, the power, with which these broken sentences were uttered.
9 No, no, Adolph," he said, one day, as Adolph was deprecating the passing of power out of his hands; "let Tom alone.
10 George had stood like one transfixed, at hearing his doom thus suddenly pronounced by a power that he knew was irresistible.
11 Tom stood perfectly submissive; and yet Legree could not hide from himself that his power over his bond thrall was somehow gone.
12 He lay, for the most part, in a quiet stupor; for the laws of a powerful and well-knit frame would not at once release the imprisoned spirit.
13 But a child's thoughts are rather dim, undefined instincts; and in Eva's noble nature many such were yearning and working, for which she had no power of utterance.
14 These words of an ancient volume, got up principally by "ignorant and unlearned men," have, through all time, kept up, somehow, a strange sort of power over the minds of poor, simple fellows, like Tom.
15 The tyrant observed the whisper, and conjectured its import, though he could not hear what was said; and he inwardly strengthened himself in his determination to keep the power he possessed over his victim.
16 Certainly they will, in their gentleness, their lowly docility of heart, their aptitude to repose on a superior mind and rest on a higher power, their childlike simplicity of affection, and facility of forgiveness.
17 I heard her plead and beg for us; but he told her 't was no use; that he was in this man's debt, and that this man had got the power over him; and that if he didn't pay him off clear, it would end in his having to sell the place and all the people, and move off.'
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