The stored tears continued to flow and the sobs wracked her body, robbing it of the ability to speak – barely allowing a breath to be drawn.
Probably he was educated at the school attached to the monastery, and in his Testament he has drawn a lively picture of himself as a typical orchard-robbing boy, who had scant relish for matins, fought, and threw creed and paternoster at the cock.
She rocked in the chair, consumed by grief and breath-robbing sobs.
Ashley was okay, and Jessi would do anything to keep her that way, even if it meant robbing some stranger named Xander.
He saved her life, and she was going to repay him by robbing him blind, because she had no other choice.
"Since you can't read my mind, and we have eternity together …" He kissed her hungrily, robbing her of resistance and breath.
Having convoked his boyars he reproached them collectively with robbing the treasury and committing acts of injustice, and he caused one of them, a Prince Shuiski who happened to be in power at the moment, to be seized by his huntsmen and torn in pieces by a pack of hounds, as a warning to others.
In the robbing of pillars, timber is necessary for the support of only a single line of timber and lagging over the level, called the stull.
His fame as a reformer brought him to the governor's chair in 1874, and he at once gave his attention to a second set of plunderers - the "canal ring," made up of members of both parties who had been systematically robbing the state through the maladministration of its canals - and succeeded in breaking them up. In 1876 the Democrats nominated him for the presidency, the Republicans nominating Rutherford B.
A portion of this may be got by the process known as robbing the pillars, but the coal so obtained is liable to be very much crushed from the pressure of the superincumbent strata.
She whirled away and paused in front of the bathing basin, a sigh robbing her frame of tension.
She wasn't about to give Xander any leverage into her life, especially since she was planning on robbing him.
By the use of rock-filling it is even possible to dispense with pillars of mineral; or, if pillars are left, the use of rock-filling greatly facilitates subsequent robbing operations.
In dealing with this outburst of fanaticism many of the princes, both spiritual and secular, displayed vigour and humanity, but Charles saw only in the sufferings of this people an excuse for robbing them of their wealth.
He was removed to Wells, where he was "arraigned and next day put to execution for robbing of Glastonbury church."