Under this the Abraham Lincoln attained the mean speed of nearly eighteen knots and a third an hour-- a considerable speed, but, nevertheless, insufficient to grapple
with this gigantic cetacean.
He had an extremely disturbing air of being everlastingly ready (even when seated at table at my right hand before a plate of salt beef) to grapple
with some impending calamity.
I see large forests ahead of us," said the doctor; "we are going to sweep along their tops, and we shall grapple
to some tree, for nothing would make me think of passing the night below, on the ground.
Upon anything below they could rain explosives in the most deadly fashion, forts and ships and cities lay at their mercy, but unless they were prepared for a suicidal grapple they could do remarkably little mischief to each other.
Buffalo was on fire to an enormous extent, and there were no signs of any efforts to grapple with the flames.
Ever and again a larger thunder mingled with the rattle and reminded him of the grapple of airships far above, but the nearer fight held his attention.
This was the first dog he had seen leap with bared teeth, undismayed, to grapple
with the huge unknown.
I would not bear sword or weapon against the worm if I knew how else I might proudly grapple
with the wretch, as I of old with Grendel did.
My own unaided ingenuity, consulted next, proved quite unequal to grapple
with the difficulty.
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to its G300 GC Series line-up.
Manchester United players, defending a free kick, wrestled two Chelsea players to the ground in the penalty box at Old Trafford on Sunday, the latest in a series of goalmouth grapples
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