hold fast

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  • Info A hold fast is an accessory used on a woodworking workbench and in blacksmithing to fix a workpiece to the top or side of the bench while it is being worked.
  • Here and there a small body of men yet hold fast and fight. Cited from Who Goes There?, by Blackwood Ketcham Benson
  • But the men were too strong for him, and he was held fast. Cited from Dick Lionheart, by Mary Rowles Jarvis
  • But he managed to hold fast, which the two boys could not do. Cited from Six Little Bunkers at Grandpa Ford's, by Laura Lee Hope
  • Hold fast to your arms till the hard fight is well ended. Cited from Gods and Fighting Men, by Lady I. A. Gregory
  • Again and again it came, and her one thought now was to hold fast. Cited from The Pilot and his Wife, by Jonas Lie
  • They did not hold fast to their crown because they had no crown. Cited from The Way of Salvation in the Lutheran Church, by G. H. Gerberding
  • I always hold fast the thought that all the world are brothers. Cited from Hermione's Group of Thinkers, by Don Marquis DM#4
  • But if you hold fast, you might just make your way through.
  • The girl turned to go in, but the man held fast to her arm. Cited from The Sky Line of Spruce, by Edison Marshall
  • All he can do is to hold fast to his problem and wait. Cited from How to Teach, by George Drayton Strayer and Naomi Norsworthy
  • He was as a man whose mind cannot hold fast to anything that he is doing. Cited from Over the Pass, by Frederick Palmer
  • The greater part of our women still hold fast to that code. Cited from Without Dogma, by Henryk Sienkiewicz
  • I have tried always to hold fast to this important fact. Cited from Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie, by Andrew Carnegie
  • And now, his free hand held fast the edge of the table. Cited from The Land of Promise, by D. Torbett
  • We do not hold fast to one thing, or even hold fast to the old. Cited from The Patient Observer, by Simeon Strunsky
  • And she held fast to her faith that he would come. Cited from North of Fifty-Three, by Bertrand W. Sinclair
  • Then their reality was a matter of faith, often hard to hold fast. Cited from Expositions of Holy Scripture: Psalms, Maclaren
  • It was now impossible to stand without holding fast to something that would not give. Cited from The Meadow-Brook Girls by the Sea, by Janet Aldridge
  • In other words, would it be caught among the rocks, and hold fast? Cited from The Cliff Climbers, by Captain Mayne Reid
  • They also held fast to the theory that all government must be based on the popular will. Cited from China, by Demetrius Charles Boulger
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