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  • I could hold them also in my heart and pay tribute to them. Cited from Imaginations and Reveries,(A.E.) G. W. Russell
  • How many do you suppose could hold them up? Cited from If Winter Comes, by A.S.M. Hutchinson
  • Don't suppose the town could hold them at all. Cited from Homeburg Memories, by George Helgesen Fitch
  • But six months of it would interfere with their work at the Academy and could hold them back. Cited from Sabotage in Space, by Carey Rockwell
  • The strike mania had seized the men, and nothing now could hold them back. Cited from Half a Rogue, by Harold MacGrath
  • There was something that could hold them together; something stronger than Doris could command. Cited from The Shield of Silence, by Harriet T. Comstock
  • Watching their faces, Rachel was sure that not even her hand could hold them back from their desire. Cited from The Ghost Kings, by H. Rider Haggard
  • Only the strongest of the border settlements could hold them back. Cited from The Scouts of the Valley, by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • No chill of manner could hold them off. Cited from Youth and the Bright Medusa, by Willa Cather
  • The numbers attending them were so great that no room could hold them, so that I generally had to speak in the open air. Cited from Modern Skepticism: A Journey Through the Land of Doubt and Back Again
  • She could hold them all by her honeyed tongue. Cited from Memoirs of Margaret Fuller Ossoli, Vol. I, by Margaret Fuller Ossoli
  • Even the boys in the screen-room were held as closely to their tasks as care and vigilance could hold them. Cited from Burnham Breaker, by Homer Greene
  • Nothing could hold them back; they came on -- appallingly. Cited from A Tramp's Sketches, by Stephen Graham
  • We could hold them here for a time at least, yet I had the sense to know that this check would prove only temporary. Cited from Wolves of the Sea, by Randall Parrish
  • We white men never could keep up with the best of our men at this sort of work, although in the open country I could hold them well enough. Cited from The Land of Footprints, by Stewart Edward White #4
  • There were so many novices in Rome then that no single house of the Jesuits there could hold them all. Cited from The story of Saint Stanislaus Kostka, by W.T. Kane
  • Then, not even the United States Supreme Court could hold them for the future use and benefit of the Indians. Cited from The Old Franciscan Missions Of California, by George Wharton James
  • Gabriel only hoped that Hargreaves, down below there, could hold them back, away, till the walls should have been destroyed. Cited from The Air Trust, by George Allan England
  • They extended upward some two feet, flexible so that I could hold them out to see over them, or draw them up and in to cover us. Cited from Brigands of the Moon, by Ray Cummings
  • If only Tex and Pat and the little handful of white men could hold them off a few more hours until he could get back. Cited from Winning of Barbara Worth, by Harold B Wrigh
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