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Had his fingers found the throat of Professor Maxon beneath the coverlet they would never have released their hold until life had forever left the body of the scientist, but now that the highest tide of the young man's hatred had come and gone he found himself for the first time assailed by doubts.
As the two worked over the stricken man their ears were suddenly assailed by a wild commotion from the direction of the workshop.
His credit was not actually assailed, but it was suspended.
The crisp manzanita wood crackled as the flames leaped up and assailed the dry bark of the larger logs.
He would have been spared, and she would have been spared, the shock that had so cruelly assailed them both.
The constitution of the summer-house had lasted until the spring of the year eighteen hundred and sixty-eight, when the unhallowed footsteps of innovation passed that way; and the venerable privileges of the Owls were assailed, for the first time, from the world outside.
Among the deputations of all kinds which assailed him, that of "The Lunatics" were careful not to forget what they owed to the future conqueror of the moon.
On account of those abrupt ones, return into thy security: only in the market-place is one assailed by Yea?
But I have one want which I have never yet been able to satisfy, and the absence of the object of which I now feel as a most severe evil, I have no friend, Margaret: when I am glowing with the enthusiasm of success, there will be none to participate my joy; if I am assailed by disappointment, no one will endeavour to sustain me in dejection.
DIG Investigation Hamid Shakeel said that unknown armed men assailed a police picket in Eastern bypass area, on the suburbs of the city with sophisticated weapons.
Wendi came to the tycoon's aid when he was assailed by a pie-throwing protestor at his grilling in Parliament.
Summary: Paris - Pro-polisario individuals have fiercely assailed Moroccan nationals, on Saturday at the Trocadero square in Paris, injuring five, including two seriously.
Why is it that after one of the worst winters in 30 years everyone wants to pollute the atmosphere burning heaven knows what, without a thought for neighbours who might want to open their windows, hang their washing out or just sit in their gardens without being assailed by the overpowering smoke?
The army is currently searching for wanted persons who assailed nurses and staff at the Emergency division of Mount Aamel hospital in the city.
THE SERVICE TAXI, CARRYING SEVEN PASSENGERS IN TOTAL, WAS ASSAILED BY A BARRAGE OF STONES LAUNCHED BY ISRAELI SETTLERS IN THE NORTHERN WEST BANK.