How to use Dragged in a sentence

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  • He dragged her against him.

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  • He dragged her by the neck down the hallway.

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  • You and Betsy dragged me into this mess.

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  • Two dragoons took it by its distorted legs and dragged it along the ground.

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  • Dad shouldn't have dragged you into this.

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  • He dragged over a chair with his foot.

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  • She sat at the edge of the bed and touched Toby.s soft face, not sure what to do or think about anything anymore, especially now that Hannah had been dragged into this world.

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  • She dragged the two suitcases from under her bed and began filling them with clothes from the closet.

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  • Following him was Kris, dressed in nothing but judo pants, as if Ully had dragged him straight out of bed.

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  • Crowds of men of various arms, wounded and unwounded, with frightened faces, dragged themselves back to Mozhaysk from the one army and back to Valuevo from the other.

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  • He'd lived in Tokyo before Rhyn dragged him to the castle as his charge d'affairs.

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  • The deity dragged Wynn here to warn him against altering his plan for revenge.

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  • He all but dragged the healer to Kris.s room, found it empty, then went to Katie.s chamber.

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  • However, this doesn't mean that the Follow just gets dragged along.

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  • He snatched her and half carried, half dragged her through the kitchen's opposite door.

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  • He wouldn.t have been hurt if not for her, and Hannah may not have been dragged into the Immortal world if she hadn.t hit the radar of Kris.

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  • Hannah dragged her down as fiery splinters sailed over them.

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  • As soon as the portal appeared, she dragged Hannah through it, racing to the glowing door on the other side.

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  • He dragged her through it, and she dug her heels in.

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  • You can also turn it into a toy for the child's teddy bear, or something to be dragged around with pleasure.

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  • She is a party member at some point and is shown being dragged off by a strange creature.

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  • Upon reaching his destination, Kaileena is killed and her body is dragged away by a mysterious enemy.

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  • While in "jiggle" mode, the app icon can then be dragged and dropped anywhere on the current home screen or even carried over to other home screens.

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  • Since clothing and accessories must be selected by a mouseclick and then dragged to their proper placement, many preschoolers will not have the dexterity necessary to dress the dolls.

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  • The bear grabbed Jake's legs and dragged him out of the tent, kicking and screaming, and ran off into the woods with the boy caught in his jaws.

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  • Also, should the rider fall from the horse but the boots remain stuck in the stirrups, they were more likely to simply slide off the rider so that he would not be dragged by the horse.

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  • He stalked to her again and dragged her up.

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  • Darkyn was like a housecat that dragged in beheaded birds and left them in the middle of the floor for its owner.

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  • But Murf's wife dragged him back to California.

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  • After they dragged Jen off to confession, the Calvias would stick around and rent the church for the wedding—if Randy was still alive.

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  • Taran called, scared, as the men dragged him outside.

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  • A hand clamped around her arm and dragged her back into the alley.

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  • After much effort I dragged myself up, so that my leg hung down on one side and my body on the other.

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  • They dragged him along, holding him up under the arms, and he screamed.

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  • An old, noncommissioned officer ran out of the ranks and taking him by the elbow dragged him to his company.

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  • Clothes, accessories and hair styles can be dragged from the large pile of options and placed on the doll itself.

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  • A toy is dragged across the floor to literally lure the puppies with a target.

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  • Shaken by the emotions Maryann dragged out of him, Sam went looking for his biological family in season three.

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  • This was Poison's breakthrough single from their 1987 album Look What The Cat Dragged In and holds a special place in pop culture.

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  • As the strike dragged on, the networks needed to find a way to create programming that would generate ratings and sponsor dollars.

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  • Poison's two biggest hit records - Look What The Cat Dragged In and Open Up and Say…Ah - each sold millions of copies.

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  • The couple has taken to the media numerous times to air out their stories of personal horror in relation to the divorce and both have been dragged through the mud.

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  • Because I should have dragged her to a shrink or someone who could have talked some sense into her, or at least watched her more closely-protected her from herself.

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  • Apparently mom, before assigned to hard time in Cañon City, had dragged the poor child over most of Colorado and the West.

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  • As she was practically being dragged up the stairs, Elisabeth looked back at Jackson.

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  • Alex dragged the chair to the table and held it for Carmen.

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  • Dragged him along, as Alex put it.

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  • She dragged the unconscious commander to the floor and replaced him in the seat before the energy terminal, assessing the damage done.

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  • You could've popped that maniac before he dragged you over the cliff.

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  • The moment dragged on.

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  • He wrapped a thick arm around her throat and dragged her from the forest.

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  • It sat between the boardwalk and one of the buildings where the people had dragged it.

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  • Kiki didn't have a chance to answer before the wooden door to their prison creaked open.  Rhyn's head spun as he was hauled up and dragged into a well-lit hallway.  Light and shadows wreaked havoc on his sense of place and time until he hit the cool stone floor again.

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  • But back then he hadn't been dragged from a soft bed and the dream-movies of his mind to chase around the slums of his city.

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  • The Wassermans dragged him along for the ride without the knowledge of their employer.

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  • Winston dragged him toward the doorway, pausing by Rita's desk.

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  • He didn't answer and silence dragged on.

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  • Finally she dragged up the courage to broach the subject.

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  • What was so important Jule dragged you out of our bed?

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  • Charles let out a string of curses and dragged one of the guardsmen off the ground.

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  • With a grimace, she dragged herself next to a tree stump and leaned against it, exhausted.

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  • They dragged him out of the chamber, down the stairs, and into the streets.

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  • Taran snatched the back of her neck and dragged her back.

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  • Taran grabbed her wrist and dragged her a short distance away from the party.

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  • He all but dragged her through the quiet, stinking roads of Corcoran, seething, oblivious to the wooden huts lining the muddied street on each side of them.

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  • The scent of her desire ensnared him, dragged him closer to the edge of his control.

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  • He dragged her to a window and the bright midday sun.

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  • He snatched her before she went under and dragged her back to the shallow waters, carefully maneuvering her upper body onto the small boulder Hilden had placed earlier.

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  • I dragged you into this.

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  • A horrible reign of terror ensued, in the course of which the ex-tsaritsa Eudoxia was dragged from her monastery and publicly tried for alleged adultery, while all who had in any way befriended Alexius were impaled, broken on the wheel and otherwise lingeringly done to death.

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  • Before she was six years old negotiations were opened, which dragged on for several years, for marrying the princess to James IV.

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  • Using these buoys to guide the direction of tow, a grapnel, a species of fivepronged anchor, attached to a strong compound rope formed of strands of steel and manila, is lowered to the bottom and dragged at a slow speed, as it were ploughing a furrow in the sea bottom, in a line at right angles to the cable route, until the behaviour of the dynamometer shows that the cable is hooked.

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  • The war, meanwhile, dragged on.

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  • During the next four years the Franco-Spanish war dragged on in Lombardy until the decisive battle of Pavia in 1525, when Francis was taken prisoner, and Italy lay open to the Spanish armies.

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  • The peace negotiations after the dragged on for several months, involving two changes of ministry, and DAzeglio became premier.

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  • The crisis dragged for three months, and before its definitive solution by the formation of a Depretis-Crispi ministry, Robilant succeeded (I 7th March 1887) in renewing the triple alliance on terms more favorable to First re- Italy than those obtained in 1882.

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  • Then Achilles, to revenge his friend's death, returned to the war, slew Hector, dragged his body behind his chariot to the camp, and afterwards round the tomb of Patroclus.

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  • He began war therefore in 1514 and at once captured Smolensk, but in the following year he was defeated, and the war dragged on during more than seven years, with varying successes and without any important result.

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  • However that may be, it must be confessed even by Slavophils that he dragged his countrymen, more by force than by persuasion, from the paths of traditional routine and pushed them along with all his might on the broad road of progress in the modern sense of the term.

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  • This dispute dragged on till 1607, when Tyrone arranged to go to London to submit the matter to the king.

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  • Although Owen Roe O'Neill possessed the qualities of a general, the struggle dragged on inconclusively for three or four years.

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  • Civil war dragged on for many years - long after the deaths of the first leaders - but Taufaahau, who became king in 1845 under the name of George Tupou I., proved a strong ruler.

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  • He himself lost his nerve, stammered, nearly fainted, and was dragged out by the soldiers in a state of mental and physical collapse.

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  • On the entrance of Vespasian's troops into Rome he was dragged out of some miserable hiding-place, driven to the fatal Gemonian stairs, and there struck down.

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  • In 1835 a mob, composed in part of wealthy and high-standing citizens, attacked a city-building, and dragged Garrison through the streets until the mayor secured his safety by putting him in gaol.

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  • Moveable gins were tried for a time in some places; they were dragged by traction engines from farm to farm, like threshing machines in parts of England, but the plan proved uneconomical because, among other reasons, farmers were not prepared to meet the cost of providing facilities for storing their cotton.

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  • Glaucia, who had escaped into a house, was dragged out and killed.

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  • The war between France and Spain for the possession of Naples dragged on, and Alexander was ever intriguing, ready to ally himself with whichever power promised at the moment most advantageous terms. He offered to help Louis on condition that Sicily be given to Cesare, and then offered to help Spain in exchange for Siena, Pisa and Bologna.

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  • But the Persian War dragged on, with varying fortune, for years, till after Suleiman had ravaged Persia it was concluded by the treaty - the first between shah and sultan - signed at Amasia on the 29th of May 1555.

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  • But the negotiations dragged on without result; the war continued with hideous barbarities on both sides; and it was not until the 1st of June 1562 that it was concluded by the treaty signed at Prague by Ferdinand, now emperor.

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  • Having recognized their mother, the sons avenged her by tying Dirce to the horns of a wild bull, which dragged her about till she died.

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  • The hero seized it by the horns and was borne headlong in the flight of the animal, which he finally subdued and dragged into a cavern.

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  • Next day, as he was crossing the bridge of Buda, Lamberg was dragged from his carriage by a frantic mob and torn to pieces.

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  • While this was in progress Tyler with a small band of followers returned to the Tower, which they entered, and dragged forth Archbishop Sudbury and Sir Robert Hales from the chapel and murdered them on Tower Hill.

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  • But they refused to listen; and he, with all the Jews who did not fly the country, was dragged into the great rebellion of 66.

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  • When the bitter truth was at length realized, the British flag was dragged through the dust of Pretoria streets by outraged Englishmen.

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  • It is a significant fact that neoplasms contain very few nerve-fibres, even although growing luxuriantly, and there is a doubt whether the few twigs contained in them may not merely have been dragged into their midst as the tumour mass expanded (Young).

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  • The Danes at once set to work to dig a great ditch by Southwark, and then dragged their ships through to the west side of the bridge.

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  • Threads of coloured molten glass were spirally coiled round the body, and, whilst still viscid, were dragged into zigzags with a metal hook.

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  • Nabonidus was dragged out of his hiding-place, and Kurdish guards were placed at the gates of the great temple of Bel, where the services continued without intermission.

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  • In the meanwhile the Pisan war dragged on without much headway being made.

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  • In the monastery, however, she was held in high honour by the archimandrite; the nuns persisted in regarding her as the lawful empress; and she was permitted an extraordinary degree of latitude, unknown to Peter, who dragged her from her enforced retreat in 1718 on a charge of adultery.

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  • A few disciples dragged their beloved master to the inner library and urged him to escape by the window.

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  • In this way In Memoriam was dragged back from the very verge of destruction, and could be published, in its original anonymous form, in May 1850.

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  • Corps the action still dragged; the 3rd brigade of the Guards had become involved in the fight, and notwithstanding the arrival of the corps artillery of the III.

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  • The war dragged on with varying success, until the severe defeat of the allies at Marsiglia and their selfish neglect of Victor's interests induced him to open negotiations with France once more.

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  • Thus the fight dragged on, and was constantly maintained in Acadia, where the sovereignty had been early disputed, and the border never properly settled.

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  • Osler in the shape of old clouds; their upper portions always appear dragged forward and they lean over, as it were, in the 14.

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  • Brand refused to allow the Free State to be committed to a suicidal treaty, or dragged into any wild policy which the Transvaal might deem it expedient to adopt.

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  • For months the siege dragged on, while Karaiskakis fought with varying success in the mountains, a final victory at Distomo (February 1827) over Omar Vrioni securing the restoration to the Greek cause of all continental Greece, except the towns actually held by the Turks.

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  • Absalon, with only Sweyn, bishop of Aarhus, and twelve "housecads," thereupon disembarked, passed between a double row of Wendish warriors, 6000 strong, along the narrow path winding among the morasses, to the gates of the fortress, and, proceeding to the temple of the seven-headed god Rtigievit, caused the idol to be hewn down, dragged forth and burnt.

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  • He was dragged from the sanctuary at Bury St Edmunds, in which he had taken refuge, and was kept in strait confinement until Richard of Cornwall, the king's brother, and three other earls offered to be his sureties.

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  • Untaught by experience, he resumed his course of selfish tyranny over Christians and heathen alike, and raised the irritation of the populace to such a pitch that when, on the accession of Julian, his downfall was proclaimed and he was committed to prison, they dragged him thence and killed him, finally casting his body into the sea (24th of December 361).

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  • Sudbury was dragged to Tower Hill and, on the 14th of June 1381, was beheaded.

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  • The process dragged on.

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  • He saw one of his uncles dragged from the palace and butchered by a savage mob.

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  • Evil deeds long hidden, evil-doers who had long prospered, were suddenly dragged into light and disgrace.

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  • The stay of Vigilantius lasted for some time; but, as was almost inevitable, he was dragged into the dispute then raging about Origen, in which he did not see fit wholly to adopt Jerome's attitude.

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  • On the 9th of March the palace of Holyrood was invested by a troop under the command of Morton, while Rizzio was dragged by force out of the queen's presence and slain without trial in the heat of the moment.

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  • According to the pseudo-Hippolytus he was burned; but Symeon Metaphrastes and the Paschal Chronicle represent him to have been dragged over rough stones until he died.

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  • A disagreement with his patron shortly after resulted in Lessing's sudden dismissal; he demanded compensation and, although in the end the court decided in his favour, it was not until the case had dragged on for about six years.

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  • Mesha took the city, slew its people in honour of Chemosh, and dragged before the god the altar-hearth (or the priests ?) of D-v-d-h (apparently a divine name, but curiously similar to David).

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  • Olaf leapt into the sea holding his shield edgeways, so that he sank at once and the weight of his hauberk dragged him down.

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  • He retired to Acton in Middlesex, for the purpose of quiet study, and was dragged thence to prison for keeping a conventicle.

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  • This enraged the Roman populace; a riot broke out on the 13th of January 1793, and Bassville, who was driving with his family to the Corso, was dragged from his carriage and so roughly handled that he died.

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  • Garrison, almost denuded of his clothing, was dragged through the streets with a rope by infuriated men.

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  • Many a large mammal coming to drink at its accustomed place is dragged into the water by the lurking monster.

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  • When the creature has swallowed the spiked bait it keeps its jaws so firmly closed that it can be dragged out of the water.

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  • Having begged for quarter First and surrendered, they were immediately stripped nearly massacre naked, and about fifty were slaughtered on the spot; of the and about the same number were dragged away, with Mame- every brutal aggravation of their pitiful condition, to U es.

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  • While the war with Scotland dragged on through the early years of the reign of Edward II., the fortification of Berwick was a matter of importance, and in 1317 the mayor and bailiffs undertook to defend it for the yearly sum of 6000 marks; but in the following year, "owing to their default," the Scots entered and occupied it in spite of a truce between the two kingdoms. After Edward III.

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  • Archibald Douglas, earl of Angus, opened the door and seized Mar, who was forthwith dragged to Lauder Bridge and there, along with six other obnoxious favourites, hanged in sight of his royal master.

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  • Brunhilda was given up to him, and died a terrible death, being dragged at the heels of a wild horse (613).

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  • His expostulations perhaps prove him to have been " the best general in his army," but he was dragged northwards to Inverness, and with depleted ranks of starving men, outworn by the fatigue of a long night's march to surprise Cumberland at Nairn, he stood on Culloden Moor in defence of Inverness, his base and only source of supplies (16th of April 11746).

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  • Eustace, who had concealed himself in the bilge, was dragged out.

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  • Socrates has related how she was torn from her chariot, dragged to the Caesareum (then a Christian church), stripped naked, done to death with oyster-shells (iwTpawls aveacw, perhaps "cut her throat") and finally burnt piecemeal.

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  • In Mexico the half-serpent Ahuizotl dragged into its pool hapless passers-by; however, their souls were supposed to go to the terrestrial paradise - see on this idea, Rohde, ii.

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  • The Wahhabi War, indeed, dragged on till 1818, when Ibrahim (q.v.), the pasha's son, who in 1816 had driven the remnant of the Mamelukes into Nubia, brought it to an end.

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  • In 1808 Napoleon arrested his successor, Pius VII., threw the papal states into his new Italian kingdom, and dragged Pius about from prison to prison till the eve of his own fall in 1814.

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  • One of these is easily struck down and carried or dragged off.

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  • For eight years (1621-29) the exhausting and expensive Polish war dragged on.

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  • Birch trees are thrown into the water near a natural bed of oysters, and the trunks and twigs become covered with spat; the trees are then dragged out upon the shore by oxen, and the young fry are broken off and laid down in the shallows to increase in size.

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  • A stag dragged him from his horse by fixing its antlers in his belt.

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  • The Ephesians even dragged out and slew those Romans who had fled to the precinct of Artemis for protection, notwithstanding which sacrilege they soon returned from their new to their former masters, and even had the effrontery to state, in an inscription preserved to this day, that their defection to Mithradates was a mere yielding to superior force.

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  • The abdication of Amadeus led to the proclamation of the federal republic. The senate and congress, very largely composed of monarchists, permitted themselves to be dragged along into democracy by the republican minority headed by Salmeron, Figueras, Pi y Margall and Castelar.

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  • If the tension of the surface between the solid and one of the fluids exceeds the sum of the other two tensions, the point of contact will not be in equilibrium, but will be dragged towards the side on which the tension is greatest.

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  • It therefore creeps up the side of the glass dragging the strong wine after it, and this goes on till the quantity of fluid dragged up collects into a drop and runs down the side of the glass.

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  • The affair dragged on from 1713 to 1716, when the examination of the Solov'evs' books, and the subsequent application of torture, revealed the fact that the Solov'evs had systematically robbed the Treasury of 675,000 roubles (1 rouble then = 5s.) and had accumulated a fortune of half a million.

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  • To this Carteret made a spirited reply, and on the 30th of April a detachment of soldiers dragged the governor of East Jersey from his bed and carried him prisoner to New York.

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  • In another account, he was dragged to death by his own horses.

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  • They threw themselves from natural or artificial elevations, or, facing the wind, they ran or were dragged forwards against it until they got under way and the wind caught hold of their aeroplanes.

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  • But the loyalty of the native troops began to waver 14 as the weeks dragged by and no sign of relief appeared.

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  • The litigation that ensued dragged on for several years, and forced upon Leonardo frequent visits to Florence and interruptions of his work at Milan, in spite of pressing letters to the authorities of the republic from Charles d'Amboise, from the French king himself, and from others of his powerful friends and patrons, begging that the proceedings might be accelerated.

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  • His body was dragged from the bier, while being conveyed to the funeral pile, and treated with the greatest indignity.

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  • The forward portion of the anterior coelom shared in the constriction and elongation of the preoral lobe; but its hinder portion was dragged up along with the water-pore and formed a canal lying moccth ive along the outer wall (the gerei tatpore parietal canal).

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  • The mob, suspecting that he was responsible for its removal, attacked a monastery to which he had retired, dragged him away from the sanctuary, and, having given him time to receive the sacrament, strangled him.

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  • A little of it is used for fuel for the engines and for bedding the stock; but the bulk of it is dragged away from the threshing machine by machinery, and left lying in great heaps until an opportunity is afforded for burning it up. This is usually done immediately before the ploughing in the autumn.

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  • The Polish war dragged on for six years longer and was then concluded by a truce, nominally for thirteen years, which proved the most durable of treaties.

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  • During the Directory he was charged with diplomatic missions, first to Lille and then to the congress of Rastadt (October 17 9 7), where the negotiations dragged wearily along and were finally broken.

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  • He also dragged the Western clergy into the popes quarrel with the emperor at Constantinople, by summoning the council of Gentiily, at which the iconoclastic heresy was condemned (767).

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  • When nearly bled to death for the illustrious House of Austria, they were transferred to the House of Bourbon, which in its turn dragged them into conflict with Austria in Italy and England on the sea.

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  • He was aucceeded by his grandson Charles of Habsburg, and when Charles was elected to the empire in 15f9 Spain was dragged into the wars and politics of central Europe.

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  • The government got alarmed when the mob one night attacked the German embassy, tore the arms of the empire from the door of the consulate, and dragged the escutcheon to the Puerto del Sol, where it was burnt amid much uproar.

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  • The quarrel dragged indefinitely on through the 18th century, though the questions at issue were really constitutional and political rather than religious.

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  • Pietro Della Vigna, accused of treasonable designs, was disgraced; and the once all-powerful favourite and minister, blinded now and in rags, was dragged in the emperor's train, as a warning to traitors, till in despair he dashed out his brains.

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  • You all kidnapped me, drugged me, dragged me to Arizona—if I'm really in Arizona—and you won't tell me why or what's wrong with me!

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  • Not expecting the dizzy spell, she staggered against the car, cringing away from Czerno as he snatched her arms and dragged her to the house.

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  • He yelled and dragged Jake against the building and loosed part of his power to locate Czerno's position in the compound.

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  • Czerno snatched Sofia and dragged her close, the visions making her stagger.

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  • The demon on one side snatched her arm and dragged her to him.

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  • After they dragged Jen off to confession, the Calvias would stick around and rent the church for the wedding—if Randy was still alive.

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  • You saw what he did—he beat the shit out of me and dragged me into the bedroom!

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  • He's the one who dragged me into this whole mess with Immortals.

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  • Things changed when you were dragged back into the Immortal world, he said.

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  • It drew the human off the bed and dragged the body into the corner, as if to protect them both from the immortal prisoner.

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  • You dragged me into this shitty world.

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  • Kiera was about to grovel to her friend and apologize when the prisoner snatched her, wrapped a thick arm around her neck, and dragged her against his body.

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  • She awoke from the nightmare she'd had every night since being dragged off Anshan.

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  • Apparently mom, before assigned to hard time in Cañon City, had dragged the poor child over most of Colorado and the West.

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  • He opened the fridge for a snack and dragged out a selection of meat the size of his arm.

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  • As they are dragged through the rift caves to Quentaris some of the slaves undergo a change that awakens some dormant psychic abilities.

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  • His bloody corpse, dragged in the stirrups by the terrified animal, revealed his fate to his attendants.

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  • And so began a protracted courtship which dragged on for weeks, fraying the nerves of all connected with the club.

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  • In all fairness, he did come home straight away, but then that made me feel worse coz I'd dragged him away.

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  • After her breakfast, feeling a bit crafty, SB dragged some bits out of the craft cupboard and started gluing and sticking.

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  • Tyrion was stunned at the appalling sight as the assassin reached over dragged himself further along the now crimson blade and into striking distance.

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  • Oscar then went back to the other room and dragged the pizza crust under the bathtub.

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  • Friday 14 May Dragged in The International Cricket Council finally deigns to do something about the ludicrous state of cricket in Zimbabwe.

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  • The body by then partially dismembered was dragged across a field.

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  • He was dragged there kicking and screaming by a friend who had himself been dragged there kicking and screaming by a friend who had himself been dragged there by his brother Tim.

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  • Through John J, funky drummer Martin was dragged on board.

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  • Inch by painful inch, she dragged herself through the broken rock fissures.

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  • He finally dragged the dragon to the town, using the princesses girdle, and slayed it in front of all the towns people.

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  • Is there a dead hedgehog being dragged around in the blades?

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  • The troops, despite the heat, dragged four 8-inch howitzers up from the river.

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  • The next noon but one an almost insensible female form was carried or rather dragged to the scaffold.

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  • The people dragged themselves along, some carrying knapsacks or kit-bags, others pushing prams or handcarts, exchanging their goods for food.

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  • She was also manhandled and dragged off to a cell.

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  • In Orkney, massive monoliths are dragged many miles from different sources to compose a circle.

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  • No more the wounded dragged from stinking mud, Or the constant rain that starts the flood.

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  • A body that had been too badly mutilated for positive identification had been dragged out of the river Avon.

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  • Smith had the physiognomy of a seraph dragged through the boiling mire.

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  • Leather ropes strapped around huge boulders were used to haul the stones onto wooden rollers on which they could be dragged to their destination.

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  • We dragged the boats up a steep rocky shoreline to camp on its north shore.

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  • I dragged myself and my bloated stomach away from the market and helped a blind woman cross the road.

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  • In the example below, we dragged the magenta color swatch to the middle of the vector arrow to create a richer fill.

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  • He won a tussle with Everitt outside the box, dragged the ball back to Davidson who made aright hash of the shot.

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  • Two brave volunteers donned waders and walked the whole perimeter of the pond and dragged out all the debris from the pond.

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  • The cold damp foggy winter of our East coast dragged slowly on.

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  • She flung herself into Lamennais's cause and wrote many unpaid articles in his organ, Le Monde, but they finally split on the questions of labour and of women's rights, and she complained that Lamennais first dragged her forwards and then abused her for going too fast.

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  • No sooner had he made peace with the Poles and failed to get himself elected as their king, than he began a war with the Swedes which dragged on for more than a decade (1572-1583), and before it was ended he was again at war with Poland (1 57981).

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  • Lord Kilwarden, proceeding to a hastily summoned meeting of the privy council, was dragged from his carriage by this rabble and murdered, together with his nephew Richard Wolfe; his daughter who accompanied him being conveyed to safety by Emmet himself.

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  • It was now clear that no less an issue was involved than a contest between France and Russia for paramount influence in the East, a contest into which Great Britain would inevitably be dragged.

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  • The broken and demoralized army, its ranks thinned by fever and sickness, at last began its hopeless retreat, attempting to reach Catania by a circuitous route; but, harassed by the numerous Syracusan cavalry and darters, after a few days of dreadful suffering, it was forced to lay down its arms. The Syracusans sullied the glory of their triumph by putting Nicias and Demosthenes to death, and huddling their prisoners into their stonequarries - a living death, dragged out, for the allies from Greece proper to the space of seventy days, for the Athenians themselves and the Greeks of Sicily and Italy for six months longer.

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  • The claims of family attachment, of religion, of duty, of patriotism and of interest, had dragged her in opposite directions, and her whole life had been a prey to jealousies and factions which closed around her at her accession to the throne, and surged to their height when she lay on her deathbed.

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  • After the hearse set out from the church the horses were unyoked, and it was dragged by students to the cemetery of Montparnasse, the cortege being followed by a sympathetic crowd of some 20,000 people.

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  • The sorry saga that has surrounded the building of a new stadium has dragged on for too long.

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  • Scored two stunners in one first half game only to be dragged off at half time.

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  • She is seen once more only - upending a bottle in the upper window before being dragged away.

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  • Rather, it dragged on in whimpers of pain and the humiliations of the sick room.

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  • As a neighbor said, yon lad and wench of Johnson 's have n't been brought up, they 've been dragged up.

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  • You might be surprised how quickly they take to the games, and as a bonus, you'll have dragged them away from their electronic gadgets temporarily!

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  • I was dragged to my feet from behind by my captor as police burst through the door and the room ignited with the blinding glow of several flash lights.

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  • He dragged her into another room.

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  • Her father dragged half a body from the center of the site to the edge.

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  • You saw what he did—he beat the shit out of me and dragged me into the bedroom!

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  • Darkyn dragged him down to help, since it was his magic in my head, she replied.

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  • What if Darkyn slaughtered the innocent life dragged into this mess for no other purpose than to make the goddess' transition easier.

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  • The death dealer was his only friend who'd stuck with him since he'd been banned to Hell by his brothers and dragged there by the immortal death dealer before him.

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  • Sasha dragged her down to Hell.

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  • Darkyn had laughed and dragged him.

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  • He dragged the Immortal over the grass and concrete into the vacant room beside Sasha.s.

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  • Not only had she been dragged to another planet by her best friend, but now she was about to be betrayed by a prisoner she tried to free.

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  • The moment dragged out for quite a few minutes, and still no one gave chase.

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  • Evelyn knew she didn't deserve to feel at peace after the mess she dragged Kiera into, but she did feel it, and it made her genuinely content for the first time since she'd kidnapped her best friend.

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  • That she, a starving artist who'd been dragged across the universe because her best friend felt sorry for her, was the key to saving an entire race of people was unimaginable.

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  • Her latest protest was lost on the warriors, who dragged her aboard yet another ship.

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  • You dragged me to space, Evelyn, and you told him to drag me back here.

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  • His view of her sweat pants in front of him were like a sack of footballs being dragged back to the locker room after a high school scrimmage.

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  • At other moments, I am as distressed as the sinner that I am, being dragged to hell's fire beyond.

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  • Donald brought Donnie up to meet me, before the cops dragged him back down here.

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  • He snatched her legs and dragged her to him.

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  • She stood on wobbly legs and all but dragged Toby to his feet.

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  • The morning dragged into lunchtime and Dean remained at Randy's urging, in hopes that Cynthia would telephone.

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  • The lecture dragged on for what seemed an eternity.

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  • Her sublime folly turned out to be wiser than their wisdom; in two months, from May to July 1429, she had freed Orleans, destroyed the prestige of the English army at Patay, and dragged the doubting and passive king against his will to be crowned at Reims. All this produced a marvellous revulsion of political feeling throughout France, Charles VII.

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  • With this speech he bent forward and dragged the buggy up the remaining steps.

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  • Though the orders were to abandon the wounded, many of them dragged themselves after troops and begged for seats on the gun carriages.

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  • Rostov, too, dragged himself to the fire.

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  • Then with no less fear and delight they saw how the young count, red in the face and with bloodshot eyes, dragged Mitenka out by the scruff of the neck and applied his foot and knee to his behind with great agility at convenient moments between the words, shouting, Be off!

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  • The wounded dragged themselves out of their rooms and stood with pale but happy faces round the carts.

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  • The soldiers dragged it awkwardly from the post and began pushing it into the pit.

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  • With just the two girls touching the planchette, it moved more slowly, but eventually it dragged itself to the bottom of the board and over the word "GOODBYE".

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  • She began to suspect Damian sent her there so she could meet the other women dragged into his organization.

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  • His ex-wife dragged the boy to another state and he never saw the lad again.

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  • She tried to shove him off, but he snagged her hips and dragged her down, pinning her hands over her head.

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  • He was met in the avenue by coachmen and footmen, who, with loud shouts, dragged his sleighs up to one of the lodges over the road purposely laden with snow.

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  • The little princess and Mademoiselle Bourienne had already received from Masha, the lady's maid, the necessary report of how handsome the minister's son was, with his rosy cheeks and dark eyebrows, and with what difficulty the father had dragged his legs upstairs while the son had followed him like an eagle, three steps at a time.

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  • Among the men who very soon became frequent visitors at the Rostovs' house in Petersburg were Boris, Pierre whom the count had met in the street and dragged home with him, and Berg who spent whole days at the Rostovs' and paid the eldest daughter, Countess Vera, the attentions a young man pays when he intends to propose.

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  • Beat her... dragged her about so!...

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  • She vividly recalled the moment when he had his first stroke and was being dragged along by his armpits through the garden at Bald Hills, muttering something with his helpless tongue, twitching his gray eyebrows and looking uneasily and timidly at her.

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  • They seized Makar Alexeevich by the arms and dragged him to the door.

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  • When he didn't, she rubbed her face, wondering what exactly she'd been dragged into and if her heart would explode if he reappeared.

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  • Sounds right if he got that gal in trouble and dragged her off to God-knows-where.

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  • Four demons lay dead in the living room of his house, while the Immortal had dragged himself into the garage.

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  • It had been where Wynn, the father of all the Immortals on the Council, had lain for hundreds of years before being dragged out by Sasha, the son who betrayed them all to Darkyn.

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  • Five. I dragged them out here as soon as we found this.

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  • The other demon had clamped its teeth around its leg and dragged it out of the doorway.

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  • We dragged her here, but that's as far as I can go.

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  • At times, as if to allow them a respite, a quarter of an hour passed during which the cannon balls and shells all flew overhead, but sometimes several men were torn from the regiment in a minute and the slain were continually being dragged away and the wounded carried off.

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  • Not only were huge sums offered for the horses and carts, but on the previous evening and early in the morning of the first of September, orderlies and servants sent by wounded officers came to the Rostovs' and wounded men dragged themselves there from the Rostovs' and from neighboring houses where they were accommodated, entreating the servants to try to get them a lift out of Moscow.

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  • Lisa half dragged her gapping friend down the hall.

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  • As they walked back down the dune, she dragged her hand in a wavy line, trying to obliterate their tracks.

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  • You all kidnapped me, drugged me, dragged me to Arizona—if I'm really in Arizona—and you won't tell me why or what's wrong with me!

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  • I got dragged down here involuntarily to make sure you survived, unlike someone who made a deal with the Dark One.

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  • He all but dragged her through one of the glowing doorways before she vomited.

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  • Katie rose, hefted Iliana beneath the shoulders, and dragged the woman over to the shade.

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  • I amused myself one winter day with sliding this piecemeal across the pond, nearly half a mile, skating behind with one end of a log fifteen feet long on my shoulder, and the other on the ice; or I tied several logs together with a birch withe, and then, with a longer birch or alder which had a hook at the end, dragged them across.

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  • They did not drag her away at once, but sang with her for a long time and then at last dragged her off, and behind the scenes something metallic was struck three times and everyone knelt down and sang a prayer.

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  • He was the first to his feet and dragged her up the beach.

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  • Wrapping his arms around her in a bear hug, he all but dragged her down the hall.

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  • It made no sense, but neither did the sudden craving for peanut butter that dragged her to the kitchen, where yet another man she wanted to avoid was lounging.

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  • Technically, this was Sasha.s doing, for he had dragged the coffin out of the protected crypt and left the Immortals exposed.

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  • Some of the Mangaboos fell down and had to be dragged from the fire, and all were so withered that it would be necessary to plant them at once.

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  • The afternoon dragged on.

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  • Yully moved towards him and dragged his fevered body close to the fire again.

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  • In the eyes of the Deans, it was looking more and more as if person or persons unknown did in fact take the original bones and switch them for the theatrical imitations Fitzgerald dragged out of The Lucky Pup mine.

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  • God, I'm going to get dragged into this, I know it!

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  • After he had been gone for a few minutes, Carmen dragged a chair up close to Alex.

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  • One with a bleeding head and no cap was being dragged along by two soldiers who supported him under the arms.

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  • The killed were dragged from the front, the wounded carried away, and the ranks closed up.

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