These, then, stood against the Titans in grim strife, holding huge rocks in their strong hands
. And on the other part the Titans eagerly strengthened their ranks, and both sides at one time showed the work of their hands and their might.
Already strong hands
had been plucking me back from the ship's side; and now a thunderbolt seemed to strike me; I saw a great flash of fire, and fell senseless.
They are strong hands
. We are going to take your governments, your palaces, and all your purpled ease away from you, and in that day you shall work for your bread even as the peasant in the field or the starved and runty clerk in your metropolises.
Then Sarpedon seized the battlement in his strong hands
, and tugged at it till it all gave way together, and a breach was made through which many might pass.
He caught hold of the rock with both hands and clung to it groaning with pain till the wave retired, so he was saved that time; but presently the wave came on again and carried him back with it far into the sea--tearing his hands as the suckers of a polypus are torn when some one plucks it from its bed, and the stones come up along with it--even so did the rocks tear the skin from his strong hands
, and then the wave drew him deep down under the water.
This was all I heard that night before my sister clutched me, as a slumberous offence to the company's eyesight, and assisted me up to bed with such a strong hand
that I seemed to have fifty boots on, and to be dangling them all against the edges of the stairs.
But the French officer was evidently more inclined to think he had been taken prisoner because Pierre's strong hand
, impelled by instinctive fear, squeezed his throat ever tighter and tighter.
But for the strong hand
of Colonel Blomsberry, the worthy secretary, like a modern Erostratus, would have found his death in the depths of the Columbiad.
He stooped and kissed the women of his family, and laid his strong hand
upon the shoulders of the men.
She reached out for the check-cord, but a strong hand
While they philosophized about it he was living it, placing the strong hand
of his race firmly on the shoulders of the lesser breeds that laboured on Berande or menaced it from afar.
Suddenly my clothes were seized by a strong hand
, and I felt myself quickly drawn up to the surface of the sea; and I heard, yes, I heard these words pronounced in my ear: