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  • But I will be with all my heart if your sons will come to prey here. Cited from The Bed-Book of Happiness, by Harold Begbie
  • For the heat of that next day was the kind to prey through countries of make-believe. Cited from The Visioning, by Susan Glaspell
  • Or that it is right that their children should be allowed to continue to prey upon our children for ever! Cited from Ragged Trousered Philanthropists by Rob't Tressell
  • The other half are watching for a chance to prey upon you in other ways. Cited from The Complete Writings of Charles Dudley Warner V2
  • His health failed and some deep grief seemed ever to prey upon his spirits. Cited from The Empire of Russia, by John S. C. Abbott
  • The absence of my brother appeared to prey upon his mind. Cited from Lavengro: the Scholar - the Gypsy - the Priest, by George Borrow
  • He put various plants into the glass, but they refused them, in order to prey upon each other. Cited from The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Vol. 14, No. 398
  • I had supposed that mankind made it their business to prey upon each other. Cited from Italian Letters, Vols. I and II,William Godwin
  • They would swarm over the country to prey upon the people still more than they now do. Cited from The Prose Works of William Wordsworth, by William Wordsworth
  • That horrible experience of his seemed to prey on him more and more. Cited from The Sisters-In-Law, by Gertrude Atherton
  • The bear and the wolf were made to prey upon all the others. Cited from Indian Boyhood, by [Ohiyesa] Charles Eastman
  • This was a question that began to prey upon the minds of many. Cited from Reminiscences of a Pioneer, by Colonel William Thompson
  • He seemed to prey on one side of the ridge and sell on the other. Cited from David Lannarck, Midget, by George S. Harney
  • Neither party were our friends, or under our protection; and each was ready to prey upon us that could. Cited from Exploring Expedition to the Rockies, by Fremont
  • He requires a certain number of smaller victims to prey upon every year, if he is to live. Cited from An Enemy of the People, by Henrik Ibsen
  • He states that common social rules can be used to prey upon the unwary.
  • When she has a man to plague, it will have something besides itself to prey upon. Cited from Clarissa, Volume 4 (of 9), by Samuel Richardson
  • The political party leaders understood but too well how to take advantage of this, and to prey upon it. Cited from The Empress Josephine, by Louise Muhlbach
  • She is surrounded by people whom the law encourages to prey upon her. Cited from The Task of Social Hygiene, by Havelock Ellis
  • Besides, there was little foreign trade left to prey on. Cited from The War With the United States, by William Wood
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