1 My friend, my father," said Morrel with excitement, "have a care, I again repeat, for the power you wield over me alarms me.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 105. The Cemetery of Pere-la-Chaise.
2 Over thought and religion; drink; dress; manners; marriage too, I wield my truncheon.
3 Emulously they keep their guard, these with javelins, those with stones, and wield fire and fit arrows on the string.
4 Nevertheless, this old man's was a patient hammer wielded by a patient arm.
5 Throwing a last and lingering glance at the distant canoes, he laid aside his rifle, and, relieving the wearied Duncan, resumed the paddle, which he wielded with sinews that never tired.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperContext Highlight In CHAPTER 20
6 It was as if a thousand axes, wee and invisible, were being wielded.
7 And he carved out little wooden feet for her, and crutches, taught her the psalm criminals always sing; and she kissed the hand which had wielded the axe, and went over the heath.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian AndersenContext Highlight In THE RED SHOES
8 No eye could see him, save that ever-wakeful one which had seen him in his closet, wielding the bloody scourge.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel HawthorneContext Highlight In XII. THE MINISTER'S VIGIL