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1  Now suddenly it had swooped upon him, and had seized him by the leg.
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2  The two waited until his fit had spent itself, to see what new whim would seize him.
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3  It was a ghost that would not drown; it followed him, it seized upon him and beat him to the ground.
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4  The climax of it is a furious prestissimo, at which the couples seize hands and begin a mad whirling.
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5  It was a thing that could not be faced; a new shuddering seized him every time he tried to think of it.
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6  They could not even cry out beneath it; but anguish would seize them, more dreadful than the agony of death.
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7  In the end he seized the paper and rushed out of the house, and all the way across the yards to Halsted Street.
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8  For a long minute she lay there, perfectly motionless, until a cold fear seized her husband, thinking that she was dying.
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9  Now as he rises he is seized with a coughing fit, and holds himself by his chair and turns away his wan and battered face until it passes.
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10  In front was a big pan which caught these creatures, and two more women who seized them as fast as they appeared and twisted them into links.
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11  He found a line of men a block long, but as a wagon chanced to come out of an alley and break the line, he saw his chance and sprang to seize a place.
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12  Jurgis would have spoken again, but the policeman had seized him by the collar and was twisting it, and a second policeman was making for him with evidently hostile intentions.
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13  Marija, who threatened horrid murder a hundred times a day, and would weep over the injury of a fly, seized little Sebastijonas in her arms and bid fair to smother him with kisses.
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14  Then it came out upon the other side, and there were more crashings and clatterings, and over it was flopped, like a pancake on a gridiron, and seized again and rushed back at you through another squeezer.
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15  There was a sudden crash and the car came to a halt, and the ingot toppled out upon a moving platform, where steel fingers and arms seized hold of it, punching it and prodding it into place, and hurrying it into the grip of huge rollers.
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16  Jurgis was so bent upon his task that he knew nothing of this, and scarcely realized that people were trying to interfere with him; it was only when half a dozen men had seized him by the legs and shoulders and were pulling at him, that he understood that he was losing his prey.
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17  The people were tremendously stirred up over its encroachments, but nobody had any remedy to suggest; it was the task of Socialists to teach and organize them, and prepare them for the time when they were to seize the huge machine called the Beef Trust, and use it to produce food for human beings and not to heap up fortunes for a band of pirates.
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