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(-) imp. of Throw.
(imp.) of Throw
Typed by Howard
pa.t. of throw.
Typed by Angelo
- Dorothea by this time had turned cold again, and now threw herself back helplessly in her chair. George Eliot. Middlemarch.
- This he placed in the middle of the floor and, squatting down upon a stool in front of it, he threw back the lid. Arthur Conan Doyle. The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes.
- Laurie obediently threw himself down on the turf, and began to amuse himself by sticking daisies into the ribbons of Amy's hat, that lay there. Louisa May Alcott. Little Women.
- It threw a livid, unnatural circle upon the floor, while in the shadows beyond we saw the vague loom of two figures which crouched against the wall. Arthur Conan Doyle. The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes.
- Mr. Sprague realized the trouble, quickly threw off the current and stopped the engine. Frank Lewis Dyer. Edison, His Life and Inventions.
- Then it was that he threw it at me. Arthur Conan Doyle. The Return of Sherlock Holmes.
- A background and entourage and flooring of deepest crimson threw her out, white like alabaster--like silver: rather, be it said, like Death. Charlotte Bronte. Villette.
- That young tutor is an interesting fellow: we had some awfully good talk after dinner about books and things, he threw out tentatively in the hansom. Edith Wharton. The Age of Innocence.
- Then suddenly realising the exposure, he broke into a scream and threw himself down with his face to the pillow. Arthur Conan Doyle. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.
- The next instant I threw myself through, and lay half-fainting upon the other side. Arthur Conan Doyle. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.
- A wild, long laugh rang through the deserted room, and ended in a hysteric sob; she threw herself on the floor, in convulsive sobbing and struggles. Harriet Beecher Stowe. Uncle Tom's Cabin.
- I poured in a beakerful of water, and the whole thing exploded and threw a lot of it into my eyes. Frank Lewis Dyer. Edison, His Life and Inventions.
- Soon he threw himself at full length upon his couch. Edgar Rice Burroughs. The Gods of Mars.
- She took a little clod of earth from the broken ground where he had stumbled, and threw it in. Charles Dickens. Hard Times.
- He threw himself on Monseigneur for clemency. Charles Dickens. Little Dorrit.
- He had come in really tired, and after I had given him his tea, he threw himself into my chair with his customary presumption. Charlotte Bronte. Villette.
- Our out-of-door life easily threw one in my way, and I delicately said that there was a responsibility in encouraging Richard. Charles Dickens. Bleak House.
- He at once threw himself on the astonished combatants, with his accustomed energy, and loudly called upon the bystanders to interpose. Charles Dickens. The Pickwick Papers.
- The next day he threw such disguise over his person as a cloak afforded, and revisited Evadne. Mary Shelley. The Last Man.
- He threw himself forward, and hid his face once more in his stretched-out arms, resting upon the table as heretofore. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. North and South.
- Terror had deprived him of all presence of mind; he threw himself along the floor, and nothing could persuade him to rise. Harriet Beecher Stowe. Uncle Tom's Cabin.
- She threw open her window, which looked on the palace-garden. Mary Shelley. The Last Man.
- He threw the bundle to Caroline. Charlotte Bronte. Shirley.
- She broke from me with hysterical vehemence, and threw herself on the sofa in a paroxysm of sobs and tears that shook her from head to foot. Wilkie Collins. The Woman in White.
- Tom cast a hasty glance at the upper part of the house as he threw the reins to the hostler, and stuck the whip in the box. Charles Dickens. The Pickwick Papers.
- She threw off her mantle and bonnet, and sat down opposite to him, enjoying the glow, but lifting up her beautiful hands for a screen. George Eliot. Middlemarch.
- I threw in a figure now and then that surprised those Russians. Mark Twain. The Innocents Abroad.
- From here, however, they threw hand-grenades, which did some execution. Ulysses S. Grant. Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant.
- He threw out a gold coin for the valet to pick up, and all the heads craned forward that all the eyes might look down at it as it fell. Charles Dickens. A Tale of Two Cities.
- Sam threw the painted tops into a corner, and led the way through a dark passage, and up a wide staircase. Charles Dickens. The Pickwick Papers.
Typed by Angelo