1 When there, a fresh altercation arose between them, in the course of which Drebber received a blow from the stick, in the pit of the stomach, perhaps, which killed him without leaving any mark.
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2 Turn which way he would, there appeared to be no avoiding the blow which hung over him.
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3 Bewildered and stunned by this blow, Jefferson Hope felt his head spin round, and had to lean upon his rifle to save himself from falling.
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4 Sweeter yet shall blow its breezes.
5 His very first blow took a stable-lad from Foxwood on the skull and stretched him lifeless in the mud.
6 She flushed, and the little breath too was audible that she drew in as once more he struck a blow at her faith.
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7 She had to steady the ruffle which threatened to blow away.
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8 Poole swung the axe over his shoulder; the blow shook the building, and the red baize door leaped against the lock and hinges.
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9 To cast it in with Hyde, was to die to a thousand interests and aspirations, and to become, at a blow and for ever, despised and friendless.
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10 Mr. Bounderby, who was always more or less like a Wind, finding something in his way here, began to blow at it directly.
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11 My injunction is, Keep it quiet, and let it seem to blow over.
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12 The sudden and romantic appearance of his son in the lists at Ashby, he had justly regarded as almost a death's blow to his hopes.
13 There is more than mere strength, there seems as if the whole soul and spirit of the champion were given to every blow which he deals upon his enemies.
14 Accordingly, he raised his halberd, and would have laid the staff of it lustily on the Jew's shoulders, had not the Black Knight stopped the blow, and thereby transferred the Holy Clerk's resentment to himself.
15 The Friar bared his brawny arm up to the elbow, and putting his full strength to the blow, gave the Knight a buffet that might have felled an ox.