1 To seize the moment and show what I could do, so that they would say, "He's clever, though he is absurd," and.
2 One man, older than the others present, suddenly pushed forward with a scared and angry look and wanted to seize hold of Dolokhov's shirt.
3 You are in a position to seize its baggage and artillery.
4 Dolokhov, running beside Timokhin, killed a Frenchman at close quarters and was the first to seize the surrendering French officer by his collar.
5 He said he would not have been taken, it was not his fault but the corporal's who had sent him to seize some horsecloths, though he had told him the Russians were there.
6 He saw Karay seize the wolf, and checked his horse, supposing the affair to be over.
7 Again the beautiful Erza reached him, but when close to the hare's scut paused as if measuring the distance, so as not to make a mistake this time but seize his hind leg.
8 When she turned away she feared he might seize her from behind by her bare arm and kiss her on the neck.
9 General Campan will move through the wood to seize the first fortification.
10 The third order was: General Campan will move through the wood to seize the first fortification.
11 General Campan's division did not seize the first fortification but was driven back, for on emerging from the wood it had to reform under grapeshot, of which Napoleon was unaware.
12 The superior officers all wanted to distinguish themselves, to cut off, to seize, to capture, and to overthrow the French, and all clamored for action.
13 Having arranged matters thus, Denisov and Dolokhov intended, without reporting matters to the higher command, to attack and seize that convoy with their own small forces.
14 To seize and put into words, to describe directly the life of humanity or even of a single nation, appears impossible.
15 He thought that he beheld the hand which had relaxed its grasp reappear in the darkness behind him, ready to seize him once more.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 7: CHAPTER V—HINDRANCES