1 "Yes," answered Scarlett fiercely, ready to pounce upon the old lady at the first words of condemnation.
2 In life but few of them would have helped the whale, I ween, if peradventure he had needed it; but upon the banquet of his funeral they most piously do pounce.
3 Pausing at one time to look about him he saw, out at some black water, a small animal pounce in and emerge directly with a gleaming fish.
4 He paused, ready to pounce upon any man who might have the temerity to reply.
5 He thought that the slow movements might mean that he was preparing to pounce, as cats do.
6 When cats are preparing to pounce they creep over the ground very slowly.
7 The count, with outstretched neck and glaring eyes, stood in an attitude ready to pounce upon Morrel upon the first occasion.
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8 I was not long in coming to myself; everything came back to my mind at once, without an effort, as though it had been in ambush to pounce upon me again.
9 It looked as if Milka would immediately pounce on the hare, but she overtook him and flew past.
10 They pounce on the idea, and distort it, and then work it out so pettily and unworthily.
11 On the other hand, the stately form of the Norman appeared to dilate in magnitude, like that of the eagle, which ruffles up its plumage when about to pounce on its defenceless prey.
12 A young man, looking distraught, pounced down on the ladies, asking them to move aside.
13 Mary Hendrikhovna assented and began looking for the spoon which someone meanwhile had pounced on.
14 The officer pounced on the soldiers who were in the shops, but at that moment fearful screams reached them from the huge crowd on the Moskva bridge and the officer ran out into the square.
15 The Elfin suddenness with which she pounced upon me with this question, and a searching look, quite disconcerted me for a moment.
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