enclose him

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  • On all sides life seemed to enclose him like a horrible wall. Cited from The Man Who Laughs, by Victor Hugo
  • He gropes his way for one double hour, With dense darkness enclosing him on all sides. Cited from The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria, by Morris Jastrow
  • He gropes his way for two double hours, With dense darkness enclosing him on all sides. Cited from The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria, by Morris Jastrow
  • The stillness seemed to enclose him with wings, to fold him away from life and evil. Cited from The Hermit And The Wild Woman, by Edith Wharton
  • But he did find, as he talked on, a sense of shame from another side creep towards him and begin to enclose him. Cited from Best British Short Stories, Ed. O'Brien & Cournos
  • He stood before me for a moment, with the frame of the doorway and a background of darkness enclosing him like a portrait. Cited from Room in the Dragon Volant, by J. Sheridan LeFanu
  • "Yes; I wrote to him immediately after the ceremony, enclosing him a copy of the certificate." Cited from Charlotte's Inheritance, by M. E. Braddon
  • I move with the air to kiss him when he waves his fan, and wherever he wanders I enclose him like the sky. Cited from The Fugitive, by Rabindranath Tagore
  • The signals indicated that the pursuing force had spread out, and it might enclose him in a fatal circle. Cited from The Lords of the Wild, by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • His operations, bold as they had been, had not delayed by a day the building of that iron cage which was gradually enclosing him. Cited from The Great Boer War, by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • These they dropped down around him, until the piles of the round masses threatened first to enclose him as with a wall, and then to overtop him. Cited from Dutch Fairy Tales for Young Folks,by W. E. Griffis
  • As soon as Lord Evandale appeared, Olifant's party spread themselves a little, as if preparing to enclose him. Cited from The World's Greatest Books, Vol VII, Ed. by Arthur Mee & J.A. Hammerton
  • Ben-Hur left the interpretation of the mystic notice to others fast enclosing him, and turned away as the white bull was led by. Cited from Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ, by Lew Wallace
  • But, as Rennie turned away, he broke through the mist of confusion which seemed to be enclosing him more tightly than the walls of the cell. Cited from Rebel Spurs, by Andre Norton
  • For all practical purposes of Yoga, the man, the working, conscious man, is so much of him as he cannot separate from the matter enclosing him, or with which he is connected. Cited from An Introduction to Yoga, by Annie Besant
  • One of their kings had a lake in his palace, and in the middle a kiosk, whence water descended on each side, thus enclosing him in the coolest of summer-houses. Cited from Life in Morocco and Glimpses Beyond, by Budgett Meakin
  • Having thus prepared his discreditable plot, Leou twice struck the walls enclosing him, so that Sun Wei coughed violently. Cited from Kai Lung's Golden Hours, by Ernest Bramah
  • Edward now saw that the French meant to enclose him in their country, in hopes of attacking him with advantage on all sides: but he saved himself by a stratagem from this perilous situation. Cited from The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol. I, Part B, by David Hume
  • His garments were of London make, and the long, tight, wasp-waisted coat, buttoned clear up to the neck, seemed to enclose him like a box. Cited from La-bas, by J. K. Huysmans
  • Here, take him to your charge, And bear him straight to Ponte<125> Angelo, And in the strongest tower enclose him fast. Cited from Dr. Faustus, by Christopher Marlowe, Newer Edition
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