The dusky twilight was now too transparent for Roderick Elliston; the blackest midnight was his chosen hour to steal abroad; and if ever he were seen, it was when the watchman's lantern gleamed upon his figure, gliding along the street, with his hands clutched
upon his bosom, still muttering, "It gnaws me
In her anger she clutched
Rapunzel's beautiful tresses, wrapped them twice round her left hand, seized a pair of scissors with the right, and snip, snap, they were cut off, and the lovely braids lay on the ground.
Not so with Kala; she held the small form of the little Lord Greystoke tightly to her breast, where the dainty hands clutched
the long black hair which covered that portion of her body.
his temples, and turning round went into the forest, trampling through the deep snow, and muttering incoherent words:
Hands terminating in manlike fingers clutched
at his throat and arms and legs.
In his hand he clutched
the sputtering candle, and as he took the leap the rush of air extinguished it.
in her hand was the revolver she had snatched from Rokoff's belt, but that could contain at most not over six cartridges--not enough to furnish her with food and protection both on the long journey to the sea.
Into this fell the body of the warrior, and as a drowning man clutches at a straw so the fellow clutched
at the tangled cordage that caught him and arrested his fall.
Granet's arm and made him take her place.
Red-Eye's great hand shot out and clutched
the old man by the back of the neck.
Jerry felt his jowl and jaw clutched
still more harshly and hardly, and, with increase of harshness and hardness, he was flung farther down the deck, which, on account of its growing slant due to heavier gusts of wind, had become a steep and slippery hill.