unable longer to restrain

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  • "Have you got them safe?" asked the captain, unable longer to restrain his anxiety. Cited from The Young Rajah, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • "Where did it come from?" asked the druggist, unable longer to restrain his curiosity. Cited from The War Terror, by Arthur B. Reeve
  • Unable longer to restrain his admiration, he rushed out and endeavored to seize her. Cited from The Myth of Hiawatha, and Other Oral Legends, by Henry R. Schoolcraft
  • Before it was half done through, however, they began eagerly gnawing away at it, unable longer to restrain their appetite. Cited from Twice Lost, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • "What do you propose?" asked Antonio, unable longer to restrain himself. Cited from Port O' Gold, by Louis John Stellman
  • "Ah, no!" she cried, unable longer to restrain her tears, and burying her pale, beautiful face upon his arm. Cited from The House of Whispers, by William Le Queux
  • "Do they, by God?" he roared, unable longer to restrain himself, and leaping to his feet. Cited from Bardelys the Magnificent, by Rafael Sabatini
  • Unable longer to restrain herself, she rapped and beat upon her own door, crying aloud for deliverance. Cited from Capitola The Madcap, by Emma D. E. N. Southworth
  • He was intolerant of every moment that passed before be claimed her for his own, and unable longer to restrain his mad desire to fold her in his arms. Cited from The Honorable Percival, by Alice Hegan Rice
  • Captain Phineas ventured at last, unable longer to restrain his impatience. Cited from Flood Tide, by Sara Ware Bassett
  • Patty was unable longer to restrain her impatience. Cited from Patty's Suitors, by Carolyn Wells
  • Unable longer to restrain myself, I clasped her to me, held her for one brief instant strained to my breast, kissed her twice upon lips which had no opportunity for refusal. Cited from My Lady of the North, by Randall Parrish
  • Unable longer to restrain his laughter, the Italian broke forth into one of those hearty peals which terminate only when the risible faculties are completely exhausted. Cited from The Violin, by George Hart
  • "By heaven, Nickleby, you're a wizard!" cried Ferguson at last, unable longer to restrain his enthusiasm. Cited from Every Man for Himself, by Hopkins Moorhouse
  • It got up to within twenty yards, when Oliver and Ralph, unable longer to restrain their eagerness, leapt to their feet, and sent a couple of shafts into its body. Cited from Adventures in Australia, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • She bent over and lifted up his face to hers, and kissed his lips, and then, unable longer to restrain her emotion, she turned and hastened up the stairway, and was lost to sight. Cited from Burnham Breaker, by Homer Greene
  • "Nonsense!" exclaimed Mrs. Cortlandt, unable longer to restrain herself. Cited from The Ne'er-Do-Well, by Rex Beach
  • At last, in 1873, one show, more complete and more brilliant than any one before seen there, came in on the newly opened railway, and he, now a man, went away with it, unable longer to restrain his passion for the profession. Cited from Stories by American Authors, Volume 5, by Various
  • As the doctor finished his thrilling narrative, unable longer to restrain myself, I burst into tears, at the thought of one so young, so lovely, and so devoted to a noble cause, having been thus cruelly put to death. Cited from The Young Llanero, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • Unable longer to restrain her excited feelings, she snatched up a long pair of cooper's compasses -- the first weapon that offered itself -- and sallied out into the woods, accompanied by the men, armed with rifles. Cited from Woman on the American Frontier, William W. Fowler
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