He reached out to snatch the Watcher's neck.
If she knew where he kept it, she could swoop in and snatch it.
So why snatch them?
Stephen, though he had shown some enterprise and capacity in his successful snatch at the crown, was a man far below his three predecessors on the throne in the matter of perseverance and foresight.
Prince Andrew longed to snatch up, to squeeze, to hold to his heart, this helpless little creature, but dared not do so.
Carmen's first impulse was to snatch Destiny back, but the six months waiting period had long passed.
One cute little fellow stole her hair-ribbon, and another tried to snatch the flowers out of her hat.
snatch at, if he dared.
At some point, he'd have to snatch Yully and Charles and drag them down to the immortal world and hope they had a chance to Travel before being blasted to pieces.
I'll locate your house and your bedroom and snatch you away in the dark of night.
That revival had intensified the idea of the worth of the individual soul, whether Christian or heathen, and " to snatch even one brand from the burning " became a dominant impulse.
She wrenched away, only for the robed man to snatch her ankle and drag her down.
1332, a pretender made a snatch at the Scottish throne.
"Trust me, if he weren't an Ancient and he looked that good, she'd snatch him up, even if he had a mate," Megan said with a laugh.
They'd have to hide forever and hope he never had the chance to snatch her cousins.
On the other hand, if he wanted to harm her, he might snatch the stick from her and use it as a weapon against her.
While this was less dramatic than the Timothy snatch, it was an important victory.
She.d never known the type of terror that tore through her when she saw the jaguar snatch him.
Jenn was probably waiting for his guard to drop, so she could snatch all three.
Startled, he loosened his grip as he tried to snatch her arm and nearly dropped her.
They rode out in state together, and if he kept cap in hand as a subject she would snatch it from him and clap it on his head again; while in graver things she took all due or possible care to gratify his ambition, by the insertion of a clause in their contract of marriage which made their joint signature necessary to all documents of state issued under the sign-manual.
The two generals and the adjutant took hold of the field glass, trying to snatch it from one another.
For their sake, Xander subdued the lethal instinct that made him want to snatch Jessi, haul her away somewhere quiet and do whatever it took to pull the truth from her.
No personal wrongs, but the deliberate determination of a strong-minded, capable woman to snatch the reins of government from the hands of a semi-imbecile, was the cause of Peter's overthrow, and his stupendous blunders supplied Catherine with her opportunity.
In order to encourage the horse to walk the head must not be confined, but a light feeling of the horse's mouth must be kept up. Should the horse, unasked, break into a trot, never snatch at his mouth, but restrain him gently.
The Other was staring at the necklace, obviously wanting to snatch it but aware of whatever spell was on it that prevented anyone from touching it.
Stephen, count of floulogne, the younger brother of Theobald, had landed at Dover within a few days of Henrys death, determined to make a snatch at the crown, though he had been one of the first who had taken the oath to his cousin a few years before.
And he instances the "darkling springs and lonely rivers which are said to snatch, to wit by force of a harmful spirit."
"If we don't take it tomowwow, he'll snatch it fwom under our noses," he added.
"Now this verb, especially when compounded with the preposition pra, gained the signification to tear off, snatch to oneself, rob."
It.ll be hard to get my brother alone outside the castle where Darkyn can snatch him.
He was able to creep up, snatch a purse and run before anyone registered that the hooded youth ever approached.
They were quarreling and fighting desperately, each trying to snatch from the other a boot they were both holding on to.
If Lancaster should justify the malevolent rumours that were afloat by making a snatch at the crown, the last state of the realm might be worse than the first.
Go to you nearest Kate Spade store or shop online during the sample sales to snatch up some great bargains.
Rhyn ignored the accusation and pulled her away when Kiki tried to snatch her.
The dagger jammed it open, and the guardsman reached up to snatch it.
Stopping these bastards who snatch children is almost as important as saving them.
I saw the bastard try and snatch a kid with his slug of a brother!
Czerno had left Bianca, giving Darian the opportunity he needed to snatch her and run.
Deidre landed on her back beside her, and Katie pulled Toby against her. They huddled on the ground, waiting for the trees to crush them or the demons to snatch them. The ground continued to rumble. Slowly, the sounds died down then fell silent. Katie peered apprehensively out at the world.
Only when he reached Gabe did he return to his Immortal form. The death-dealer's clothing was tattered from demon strikes, his body smelling of blood sure to incense the creatures he fought. Despite this, the assassin's speed and strikes didn't falter. Each was sure and powerful. Rhyn maneuvered until his back was to Gabe's, and he reached back to snatch the knife Gabe kept strapped to one thigh. While Gabe showed no sign of slowing, Rhyn could feel the wound Kris inflicted slowing his movements. At least Kris hadn't stabbed him with the enforcer dagger, or Rhyn would be dead.
The Others planned to snatch them all.
If she knew where he kept it, she could swoop in and snatch it the first time he wasn't wearing it.
I remember him once singing a snatch from the bothy ballad The Dying Ploughboy.
clapping rhythm or a snatch of song.
Frequently, the mule would lurch forward to snatch a mouthful of wild fennel.
The 14-year-old, one of the countryÃ¢s top cross-country runners, was in Leyton when he saw a man snatch a womanÃ¢s handbag.
The giant pied kingfisher was the first thrill, and umpteen bright green bee eaters swooping low into the river to snatch dragonflies.
Whenever anybody takes a liking to me, you snatch me away.
lurch forward to snatch a mouthful of wild fennel.
Car co insurance op won't suddenly snatch in which the.
pickpockets in busy areas & busses, also snatch thieves on bikes.
However, watch out for young men on bicycles who try to snatch purses, handbags or cameras.
Despite all the pressure Swansea failed to snatch an equalizer even after a last-minute goalmouth scramble.
snatch squad got sent through the police lines.
snatch defeat from the jaws of victory.
snatch purses, handbags or cameras.
snatch of the theme tune to BBC TV's 50s/60s police series Dixon of Dock Green.
For the purposes of this initiative ' street crime ' includes robbery and snatch theft.
unerring ability to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory.
The dream of Cardinal Alberoni, Philip V.s minister, was to set fire to all this inflammable material in order to snatch therefrom a crown of som~ sort to satisfy the maternal greed of Elizabeth Farnese; and this he might have attained by the occupation of Sardinia and the expedition to Sicily (1717-1718), if Dubois, a priest without a religion, a greedy parvenu and a diplomatist of second rank, though tenacious and full of resources as a minister, had not placed his common sense at the disposal of the regents interests and those of European peace.
A kind of snatch squad got sent through the police lines.
Opens with a snatch of the theme tune to BBC TV 's 50s/60s police series Dixon of Dock Green.
Our unerring ability to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory.
Above to snatch wound up happeningthe you wager coins more free hands.
Two- or Three-Day Sales: Since doorbusters and early bird specials sell out quickly, retailers offer other sales that last through the weekend, giving consumers a fair chance to snatch various deals.
Go casual by applying Snatch all over the lid.
Snatch is one of my favorites of all time, a true beauty that instantly brightens up the eyes.
When you see a hot style, you may want to snatch it up.
Clearance racks - If you have a designer line you really love, keep a close watch on prices in your favorite store, and snatch those clearance items up as quickly as they are marked down.
Snatch your copy of Electroplankton and see just why they should.
Launched in the U.S. on November 17, gamers camped outside of retail stores for several days, hoping to be one of the few to snatch the limited supply of systems.
Multiplayer action is where this game is at, but unfortunately, in order to snatch the games hidden goodies you'll have to trudge through single player mode as well.
If you're lucky enough to come into a store just as they received a fresh shipment of video game consoles, then you can snatch one up at the regular retail price and be playing Wii Sports in no time.
This wine also sells out fast, so when you see it, snatch it up.
They are hard to find, so if you happen to come across one at a sale, be sure to snatch it up!
Whenever that treasured piece shows up and is budget-worthy, snatch it up and add yet another beloved piece to your bohemian clothing collection.
Good Scents Candles & Soap's Chunky Candles: Snatch a few scented soy chunk candles that offer a rustic look.
It is believed they can snatch away the living.
Cruella De Ville and her minions are out to snatch up all the litters of dalmatians possible, and Pongo and Perdita have to save them.
If you think you can wear them with something aside from the prom dress you still have to choose, and if they won't break the bank, it wouldn't hurt to go ahead to snatch them up.
If you want to snatch a bargain in a current trend collection, find out the name of the shoe style and make sure you know your foot measurements.
If you find a pair of Marc Jacobs heeled sandals in red or grey, you may want to snatch them right up, as they probably won't last.
Although these watches are initially available to employees, those employees resell the watches (usually for a profit) and the outside public can snatch up watches shortly after they become available.
While you're distracted, an accomplice can snatch your wallet, briefcase, laptop or purse.
This gives them the leeway they need to find another job without needing to snatch up the first one that comes along.
Because vintage clothing and accessories are typically one-of-a-kind, you should snatch up anything you love right away -- before the next retro-lover comes along and gets it.
When Kong vs. Godzilla was released in 1962 King Kong played his popular role as American's favorite monster able to climb skyscrapers and snatch airplanes out of the air.
The next ring bearer would be Bilbo Baggins who managed to snatch the One Ring from Gollum during an adventure.
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