These in his democratic days, when he was still subject to the laws and to his father, were only let loose
in the dreams of sleep.
'When the boat came up from Lyons, and brought the news that the devil was actually let loose at Marseilles, some fly-catchers swallowed it.
Leaving all that aside, gentlemen, it was because the man was acquitted on his trial that people said at Marseilles that the devil was let loose. That was how the phrase began to circulate, and what it meant; nothing more.'
Did any one indeed exist, except I, the creator, who would believe, unless his senses convinced him, in the existence of the living monument of presumption and rash ignorance which I had let loose
upon the world?
Now the dogs of war being let loose
, began to lick their bloody lips; now Victory, with golden wings, hung hovering in the air; now Fortune, taking her scales from her shelf, began to weigh the fates of Tom Jones, his female companion, and Partridge, against the landlord, his wife, and maid; all which hung in exact balance before her; when a good-natured accident put suddenly an end to the bloody fray, with which half of the combatants had already sufficiently feasted.
As carrier- pigeons, on being first let loose
in a strange place, beat the air at random for a short time before darting off towards the spot for which they are designed, so did the Marchioness flutter round and round until she believed herself in safety, and then bear swiftly down upon the port for which she was bound.
At the Creation, animals of all kinds which had been kept chained up were let loose
suddenly, and ran among the people, while pigeons set free from cages flew over their heads.
He stopped and let loose
the practised scalpel of his tongue, not loudly.
Great anxiety prevails in West Surrey, and earthworks are being thrown up to check the advance Londonward." That was how the Sunday SUN put it, and a clever and remarkably prompt "handbook" article in the REFEREE compared the affair to a menagerie suddenly let loose
in a village.
the death!" he cried, and immediately a dozen doors in the base of the tower swung open, and a dozen grim and terrible banths sprang into the arena.
LOOKING BACK: Director JJ Abrams SPOOKY: A scary force is let loose
in a small town
No doubt the booze would have been free and flowing on the night and, like little children let loose
in a sweet shop, common sense and willpower went straight out the window