And know this, the axe must be won in fight; if it is stolen or found, it has no virtue--nay, it brings shame and death to him who holds
And the house never holds
them both within; but always one is without the house passing over the earth, while the other stays at home and waits until the time for her journeying come; and the one holds
all-seeing light for them on earth, but the other holds
in her arms Sleep the brother of Death, even evil Night, wrapped in a vaporous cloud.
When they are, it is easier to hold
them, especially when they have not been accustomed to self- government; and to hold
them securely it is enough to have destroyed the family of the prince who was ruling them; because the two peoples, preserving in other things the old conditions, and not being unlike in customs, will live quietly together, as one has seen in Brittany, Burgundy, Gascony, and Normandy, which have been bound to France for so long a time: and, although there may be some difference in language, nevertheless the customs are alike, and the people will easily be able to get on amongst themselves.
Look how he doth hold
that fair flower betwixt his thumb and finger, as he would say, `Good rose, I like thee not so ill but I can bear thy odor for a little while.' I take it ye are both wrong, and verily believe that were a furious mouse to run across his path, he would cry,
on to his ears," replied Tip, after a moment's hesitation.
It so happened that there was lodging that night in the inn a caudrillero of what they call the Old Holy Brotherhood of Toledo, who, also hearing the extraordinary noise of the conflict, seized his staff and the tin case with his warrants, and made his way in the dark into the room crying: "Hold
! in the name of the Jurisdiction!
After darkly looking at his leg and me several times, he came closer to my tombstone, took me by both arms, and tilted me back as far as he could hold
me; so that his eyes looked most powerfully down into mine, and mine looked most helplessly up into his.
But Joe was holding on for life, resisting the other's every effort, as fast as one hold
or grip was torn loose finding a new one by which to cling.
I'll mind that when we come to clear accounts." And I believe he not only meant what he said, but would have done it; so high a place did the Covenant hold
in his affections.
In return to these compliments the other bade him hold
his tongue, and keep his noise to himself, and laid upon him many similar injunctions, with great fluency of speech and sternness of manner.
After a darkening hour or so, suddenly the rudder-lines tightened in his hold
, and he steered hard towards the Surrey shore.
The Innkeeper said, "Why do you howl so fearfully?' "I will tell you," said the Thief, "but first let me ask you to hold
my clothes, or I shall tear them to pieces.