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Now that he was in his prime, there was no simian in all the mighty forest through which he roved that dared contest his right to rule, nor did the other and larger animals molest him.
There is some deep intrigue going on round that little woman, and it is our duty to see that no one molests her upon that last journey.
But it is gone an utterly as the faces and voices that made home around it, and that I was fierce to shut out of it, so that no sound or sight should molest me in the pursuit of the end which I sought gropingly, blindly, with very little hope, but with an intense ambition, and a courage that gave way under no burden, before no obstacle.
A few minutes later he followed me along the trail to slay me, although he had promised to molest me no further, and I shot and killed him; but the pouch was not upon his person and though I searched about the jungle for some time I could not find it.
He saw Sheeta, upon whom he looked with contempt, daring to molest the master of the lion.
The latter was for carrying his war of hate against all Englishmen, but the young man would neither listen to it, nor allow any who rode out from Torn to molest the lowly.
The word went up and down the valley, and men saw to it that their dogs did not molest the Fighting Wolf.
By no means," replied the Fox; "pray do not molest them.
Desist (thou art discerned, And toil'st in vain), nor me in vain molest.
But if I were not, is that reason why you should molest me on the king's ground?
There are painful associations connected with Grassdale, which she cannot easily overcome; and I shall not molest you with my company or interference here: I am a very quiet person, and shall keep my own apartments, and attend to my own concerns, and only see you now and then.
As to your child, let no thoughts concerning it molest you; I will provide for it in a better manner than you can ever hope.
Now, yonder, is a thicket before us," he continued, pointing forward, "where we may lie till tall trees grow on these naked fields, afore any of the squatter's kin will venture to molest us.
So saying, he cast him off again; and calling the long comrade aside after taking a few hasty turns by himself, bade him immediately write and post against the wall, a notice, proscribing one Joseph Willet (commonly known as Joe) of Chigwell; forbidding all 'Prentice Knights to succour, comfort, or hold communion with him; and requiring them, on pain of excommunication, to molest, hurt, wrong, annoy, and pick quarrels with the said Joseph, whensoever and wheresoever they, or any of them, should happen to encounter him.
Who are you, I'd like to know, to break into a house in this fashion and molest honest, law-abiding men?