The thin pipes didn't look strong enough to hold him.
But although the Munchkin was hardly tall enough to come to Zeb's shoulder he was so strong and clever that he laid the boy three times on his back with apparent ease.
Two equally strong feelings drew Pierre irresistibly to this purpose.
I wasn't a strong believer in coincidences.
I don't know a whole lot Julie, but I understand the police at the time had a strong suspect but couldn't prove anything.
Instantly strong arms scooped her off the ladder and lowered her safely to the floor.
If Kutuzov decided to retreat along the road from Krems to Olmutz, to unite with the troops arriving from Russia, he risked being forestalled on that road by the French who had crossed the Vienna bridge, and encumbered by his baggage and transport, having to accept battle on the march against an enemy three times as strong, who would hem him in from two sides.
While he yearned to return to New Hampshire I sensed he possessed a strong guilt, locking him to his mother's bedside.
As strong as the girl was, she was too small to bring Jonny back from the place the Others sent him.
His voice was clear and strong, and all knew that he, at least, was not afraid.
A problem arises because of the strong correlation between standard of living and energy consumption.
When might no longer makes right for the strong, they think twice about preying on the weak.
In the past, a weak group unjustly persecuted by a strong group had few options.
The weak group could fight and lose, or comply with whatever the strong group demanded.
It is a very strong poem and set me dreaming too.
Comparatively, he is always strong, original, and, above all, practical.
There is a band of thieves in our district who ought to be arrested by a strong force--October 11.
His strong arms wrapped around her and he kissed her forehead.
We were in strong disagreement over continuing.
However, my wife was far and away the most intelligent of the five of us and understood our success depended on strong leadership.
There's a strong indication they might have been wrong and he was innocent.
Would it be as strong as hers had been to Gabriel, where she'd ached for him to touch her, no matter how little sense it made?
In this country, as in all others they had visited underneath the earth's surface, there was no night, a constant and strong light coming from some unknown source.
They scarcely noticed the sidesaddle; they noticed only the boy's dark eyes and his strong, noble face.
They knew that they were helpless before so strong an enemy.
Without protections in place, the strong merely prey on the weak.
The thought of going to college took root in my heart and became an earnest desire, which impelled me to enter into competition for a degree with seeing and hearing girls, in the face of the strong opposition of many true and wise friends.
He is a great, strong boy now, and he will soon need a man to take care of him; he is really too big for a lady to manage.
She was intensely pro-Boer and wrote a strong argument in favour of Boer independence.
She is large, strong, and ruddy, and as unrestrained in her movements as a young colt.
Helen's dependence on me for almost everything makes me strong and glad.
Dron was one of those physically and mentally vigorous peasants who grow big beards as soon as they are of age and go on unchanged till they are sixty or seventy, without a gray hair or the loss of a tooth, as straight and strong at sixty as at thirty.
Our right flank is over there"--he pointed sharply to the right, far away in the broken ground--"That's where the Moskva River is, and we have thrown up three redoubts there, very strong ones.
On returning to France, to the bosom of the great, strong, magnificent, peaceful, and glorious fatherland, I should have proclaimed her frontiers immutable; all future wars purely defensive, all aggrandizement antinational.
The whole courtyard was permeated by a strong peaceful smell of stable yards, delightful to Pierre at that moment.
His Serene Highness has passed through Mozhaysk in order to join up with the troops moving toward him and has taken up a strong position where the enemy will not soon attack him.
It had a peculiarly strong effect on him because at the sight of the fire he felt himself suddenly freed from the ideas that had weighed him down.
But his brilliantly white, strong teeth which showed in two unbroken semicircles when he laughed--as he often did--were all sound and good, there was not a gray hair in his beard or on his head, and his whole body gave an impression of suppleness and especially of firmness and endurance.
That feeling was so strong at the moment of leaving Voronezh that those who saw her off, as they looked at her careworn, despairing face, felt sure she would fall ill on the journey.
The beast wounded at Borodino was lying where the fleeing hunter had left him; but whether he was still alive, whether he was strong and merely lying low, the hunter did not know.
But this rule which leaves out of account the spirit of the army continually proves incorrect and is in particularly striking contrast to the facts when some strong rise or fall in the spirit of the troops occurs, as in all national wars.
"It won't hurt that devil--he's as strong as a horse!" they said of him.