1 What I want I take if I can get it, and so I wrestle neither with angels nor devils.
2 There were many nonunion men among the Lithuanians, and with these he would labor and wrestle in prayer, trying to show them the right.
3 Previously he had never felt obliged to wrestle too seriously with this question.
4 He could have settled her with a well-planted blow; but he would not strike: he would only wrestle.
5 Mr. Micawber kissed her hand, retired to the window, and pulling out his pocket-handkerchief, had a mental wrestle with himself.
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6 On different levels ourselves went forward; flower gathering some on the surface; others descending to wrestle with the meaning; but all comprehending; all enlisted.
7 Some exercise their limbs in tournament on the greensward, contend in games, and wrestle on the yellow sand.
8 Many of them were as poor as I was, and, besides having to wrestle with their books, they had to struggle with a poverty which prevented their having the necessities of life.
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9 All day and all night for nearly a whole week they wrestled with the problem, and then in the end Jurgis took the responsibility.
10 St. Clare could say but little; he lay with his eyes shut, but it was evident that he wrestled with bitter thoughts.
11 It was weeks and months that Tom wrestled, in his own soul, in darkness and sorrow.
12 So Meg wrestled alone with the refractory sweetmeats all that hot summer day, and at five o'clock sat down in her topsy-turvey kitchen, wrung her bedaubed hands, lifted up her voice and wept.
13 They talked and wrestled in the throes of composition, and felt as if something were happening, really happening, really in the void.
14 The yet levelled musket shook like a drunkard's arm against the panel; Starbuck seemed wrestling with an angel; but turning from the door, he placed the death-tube in its rack, and left the place.
15 No one seemed to be wrestling with such a terrific personal problem.