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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.
A moment he let his fingers sink deep into the cold flesh, and then, realizing that she was already dead, he turned from her, to examine the contents of the room; nor did he again molest the body of either Lady Alice or Sir John.
I was never molested by any person but those who represented the State.
"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.
The ruffian Woodley was a very different person, but, except on one occasion, he had not molested our client, and now he visited the house of Carruthers without intruding upon her presence.
I told you what I'd do if you molested her, and, by the Lord.
And we said fervently: it suits these people precisely; let them enjoy it, along with the other animals, and Heaven forbid that they be molested. We feel no malice toward these fumigators.
I shall do everything in my power that all those goods be secured to you, and that you are not molested in carrying them off; also, that whole families shall go in the same vessel, and make this remove, which I am sensible must give you a great deal of trouble, as easy as his Majesty's service will admit; and hope that, in whatever part of the world you may fall, you may be faithful subjects, a peaceable and happy people.
They passed some little time at the camp; saw, no doubt, that everything was conducted with military skill and vigilance; and that such an enemy was not to be easily surprised, nor to be molested with impunity, and then departed, to report all that they had seen to their comrades.
We were in no danger of being molested; indeed, the important information reached us promptly by the hands of a Custom-house officer, who came on board full of showy zeal to poke an iron rod into the layer of oranges which made the visible part of our cargo in the hatchway.
Who pursues or molests thee, thou soul of a tame mouse?
She demanded public execution of those offenders who molest children and kill them.
"He lured me with money and gave me Dh500 and Dh600 every time he wanted to molest me.
"It does not make sense for the defendant to molest the three-year-old boy while his mother and two sisters, aged four and seven, are in the car.
Later, District Police Officer Imran Kishwar said, 'Shah Gharib police have arrested the suspect who allegedly tried to molest a 6-year-old girl and investigations are underway.'