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  • It seemed now to be the only thing that could hold his mind. Cited from The Prelude to Adventure, by Hugh Walpole
  • When the hour arrived for service the church could hold no more. Cited from Sixty Years of California Song, by Margaret Blake-Alverson
  • That evening we had the room as full as it could hold. Cited from Japhet, In Search Of A Father, by Frederick Marryat
  • Sometimes a certain song could hold the top spot for six or seven weeks.
  • You see it was a large hand, and could hold three at a time. Cited from The Iron Horse, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • If they could hold her in that line, they were all right. Cited from Short Stories of Various Types, ed. by Laura F. Freck
  • As for himself, he believed he could hold out until help came. Cited from The Young Treasure Hunter, by Frank V. Webster
  • At that moment she had known that the earth could hold no future peace for her. Cited from The Forfeit, by Ridgwell Cullum
  • I didn't know the top of your head could hold so much water. Cited from Mary Cary, by Kate Langley Bosher
  • He threw not his sword away until his hand could hold it no longer. Cited from A Hero and Some Other Folks, by William A. Quayle
  • I could hold out no longer, and I told her everything that had passed. Cited from Poor Jack, by Frederick Marryat
  • Only members of the royal family could hold this title.
  • The head of the department could hold out no longer. Cited from King John of Jingalo, by Laurence Housman
  • It could hold all there was for it to hold. Cited from The Black Box, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • Soon the boat was as full as it could hold. Cited from The Floating Light of the Goodwin Sands, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • Ah, if she could hold her in her old arms once more! Cited from A Little Girl in Old Detroit, by Amanda Minnie Douglas
  • The more he did this, the longer he could hold his breath. Cited from Mother West Wind "How" Stories, by Thornton W. Burgess
  • If the rail became too hot for their hands they could hold by the chain. Cited from Dan Merrithew, by Lawrence Perry
  • She never could hold him as such any more. Cited from Agatha's Husband, by Dinah Maria Craik (AKA: Dinah Maria Mulock)
  • There was already just about as much horror in me as I could hold. Cited from Famous Modern Ghost Stories, by Various, Ed.: Emily Dorothy Scarborough
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