1 All we can do just now is done; and we can there, at least, protect her.
2 We broke house at Carfax, but we had night and a walled park to protect us.
3 I fed the fire, and feared them not; for I knew that we were safe within our protections.
4 The other hand was locked in that of her husband, who held his other arm thrown round her protectingly.
5 Instinctively I moved forward with a protective impulse, holding the Crucifix and Wafer in my left hand.
6 She is grieved to lose Lucy as her very own, but she is rejoiced that she is soon to have some one to protect her.
7 I felt no compunction in doing so, for under the circumstances I felt that I should protect myself in every way I could.
8 Then you shall bless me from first to last for your own sake, and for the sake of others and for her dear sake to whom I swore to protect.
9 It is something like the way Dame Nature gathers round a foreign body an envelope of some insensitive tissue which can protect from evil that which it would otherwise harm by contact.
10 She was so fair to look on, so radiantly beautiful, so exquisitely voluptuous, that the very instinct of man in me, which calls some of my sex to love and to protect one of hers, made my head whirl with new emotion.
11 To this plan I strenuously objected, and so far as my going was concerned, for I said that I intended to stay and protect Mina, I thought that my mind was made up on the subject; but Mina would not listen to my objection.
12 I was afraid she might get a chill, so I ran upstairs, but as I came into the room she was moving back to her bed, fast asleep, and breathing heavily; she was holding her hand to her throat, as though to protect it from cold.