1 I am afraid, Rance, that you will never rise in the force.
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2 "There's more work to be got out of one of those little beggars than out of a dozen of the force," Holmes remarked.
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3 Only after weeks of vain effort did the right idea occur to somebody-namely, to utilise the force of gravity.
4 The force of the explosion had flung them to distances of hundreds of yards.
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5 It was, he supposed more of a force or a radiance, controlling the thrush and the worm; the tulip and the hound; and himself, too, an old man with swollen veins.
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6 Then down beneath a force was born in opposition; then another.
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7 Poole, here, and I are going to force our way into the cabinet.
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8 The door was very strong, the lock excellent; the carpenter avowed he would have great trouble and have to do much damage, if force were to be used; and the locksmith was near despair.
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9 We hope to have, before long, a board of fact, composed of commissioners of fact, who will force the people to be a people of fact, and of nothing but fact.
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10 Wamba seemed to feel the force of this appeal, and accompanied his companion, who began his journey after catching up a long quarter-staff which lay upon the grass beside him.
11 By my faith, I shall never forget the force with which he shocked De Vipont.
12 Rowena, somewhat alarmed by the mention of outlaws in force, and so near them, strongly seconded the proposal of her guardian.
13 Collect what force you can, for there's game afoot that must be hunted hard, and will turn to bay.
14 And love you 'gainst the nature of love, force you.'
15 Thus exhorted, Cedric sallied forth upon his expedition; and it was not long ere he had occasion to try the force of that spell which his Jester had recommended as omnipotent.