lifted


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held up in the air

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Heyward lifted his head from the cover, and beheld what he justly considered a prodigy of rashness and skill.
They pounced upon the banker and almost lifted him into the car.
In this magical light that beauty seemed to be sustained and carried along by the river winding at its base, lifted again to the broad shoulder of the mountain, and lost only in the distant vista of death-like, overcrowning snow.
I lifted by head over the brink of the rock and looked, and I tell you, Umslopogaas, my blood ran cold and my heart turned to water, for there, before the cave, rolled wolves, many and great.
In another second it had lifted a bar of white aluminium into sight, untarnished as yet, and shining dazzlingly, and deposited it in a growing stack of bars that stood at the side of the pit.
Suddenly he arose, lifted his hand to his brow as if his brain wore giddy, paced twice or thrice round the dungeon, and then paused abruptly by the bed.
In his sleep he arose, and, as if in obedience to some influence beyond and greater than himself, lifted the great trunk and set it on a strong table at one side of the room, from which he had previously removed a quantity of books.
When the chosen girls had all danced, the king lifted his hand.
Up he lifted him as a mother lifts her child, and carrying him to the bed, laid him tenderly thereon.
Time has gone by which I could not detain, the arm I then lifted is no longer the same as the arm I now refrain from lifting, nor is the air in which I lifted it the same that now surrounds me.
Then, putting the pepper-box back into the basket, Mombi lifted her left hand, with its little finger pointed upward, and said: