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The bronze-shod spear, so great and so strong, was broken in the hand of Patroclus, while his shield that covered him from head to foot fell to the ground as did also the band that held it, and Apollo undid the fastenings of his corslet.
Luckily, the sole fastenings of the lid consisted of two sliding bolts.
He climbed out of the sledge and standing with his back to the wind began to shift his belt again, fastening it lower down in the waist and tightening it.
Besides the usual lock and key, it possessed two solid bolts, fastening inside at the top and the bottom.
Fastening one end of a heavy tackle to the windlass, and with the other end fast to the butt of the foretopmast, I began to heave.
Levin got off his mare, and fastening her up by the roadside went to meet Tit, who took a second scythe out of a bush and gave it to him.
inquired Toby: fastening a small crowbar to a loop inside the skirt of his coat.
With these words, he took a thick stick from Barney's hands, who, having delivered another to Toby, busied himself in fastening on Oliver's cape.
Sike's art, sufficed to overcome the fastening of the lattice; and it soon stood wide open also.
Raskolnikov gazed in horror at the hook shaking in its fastening, and in blank terror expected every minute that the fastening would be pulled out.
The fastenings were soon undone, and he entered, closing the door after him, when all was as silent, in that retired spot, as if the foot of man had never trod the wilderness.
The youth returned to the door, while giving vent to this soliloquy, and completed the fastenings by placing a small chain through a staple, and securing it there by a padlock.
Meanwhile, the flames, leaping up at the balloon, already quivered on its illuminated sides; but the Victoria, released from her fastenings, spun upward a thousand feet into the air.
As for the giant, he cut the fastenings by which the horses were bound, harnessed them himself, and mounted on the box of the carriage, which was unoccupied.
8,968,265 B2 Absorbent Article Fastening Device Having Stiffness Changing Characteristics: Mark James Kline, Okeana, OH; Jeromy Thomas Raycheck, Lebanon, OH; Arman Ashraf, Hamilton, OH; and Urmish Popatal Dalai, Milford, OH.