It is not willingly that we wrest from any man the lands that are his birthright.
"The Lord of Dynevor" by Evelyn Everett-Green
Though unarmed, he thought he might snatch or wrest a weapon from some one of the enemy.
"The American Baron" by James De Mille
I will wrest Zinaida Fyodorovna from you!
"The Lady With The Dog and Other Stories" by Anton Chekhov
He might even wrest Northumbria from the hold of her kings.
"A King's Comrade" by Charles Whistler
Finally Amy, pausing to wrest himself from the frantic clutches of a blackberry vine, raised his head and viewed Clint solemnly.
"Left Tackle Thayer" by Ralph Henry Barbour
Then Charlie made a fierce attempt to wrest himself free.
"The Tidal Wave and Other Stories" by Ethel May Dell
They were not, however, content, but aimed at wresting from the Portuguese almost the only trade which remained to them; viz.
"Robert Kerr's General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 18" by William Stevenson
While in the custody of an officer of the court the vessel was forcibly wrested from his control and put to sea.
"A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, Volume IX." by Benjamin Harrison
Had her freedom already been wrested from her?
"The Lamp in the Desert" by Ethel M. Dell
In the days of Genghis Khan northern Asia was overrun and wrested from its aboriginal inhabitants.
"Overland through Asia; Pictures of Siberian, Chinese, and Tartar Life" by Thomas Wallace Knox
Perhaps it was; but it had the effect of wresting those dangerous stones from poor Marie's regretful hands.
"The Indiscretion of the Duchess" by Anthony Hope
By an almost superhuman effort, Fitzgerald at last wrested his right arm free.
"Love Romances of the Aristocracy" by Thornton Hall
All their schemes tend to wrest from the parties interested all true judgment and dispassionate consideration.
"The Christian Home" by Samuel Philips
With full confidence, then, he pressed onwards to wrest from Fortune one last favour.
"The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2)" by John Holland Rose
One after another the positions they had so hardly won were wrested from them.
"One of the 28th" by G. A. Henty
Why, thou must wrest it from its present possessor!
"The Consolation of Philosophy" by Boethius
Its right of survival had often been wrested through church synods and councils.
"Hebraic Literature; Translations from the Talmud, Midrashim and Kabbala" by Various
Calling his warriors around him, he assigned to them the provinces which he had wrested from the feudal lords of the king.
"The Empire of Russia" by John S. C. Abbott
Beware lest the endowment be wrested from thy grasp, the glebe and manor pass away from thine inheritance.
"Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 1 (of 2)" by John Roby
To wrest from France her colonies?
"Drake, Nelson and Napoleon" by Walter Runciman
They wrest my words to mischief still,
Charge me with unknown faults;
Mischief doth all their counsels fill,
And malice all their thoughts.
"Psalm 56" by Isaac Watts
And canst thou of the Maker think in sooth
That of the Made He shall be found at fault,
And dream of wresting from Him hidden truth
By force or by assault?
"Honours -- Part II." by Jean Ingelow
'Twas the voice of pity, that asks a tear
For the mournful weeds her children wear;
That asks of Compassion's hand to wrest
The poignant thorn from Israel's breast.
"The Harp of Judah" by Caroline Fry
I would not wrest you from the Thracian boy
Who loves you and whose vows of love you love;
I ask but that you sit awhile with me
And let the blossom kiss you from above.
"Senex Ad Chloen" by Ethel Clifford
But should misfortune hovering nigh
Wrest from thy aching heart a sigh,
Or, with an aspect chill and drear,
Despondence draw the unbidden tear,
Oh, then, I'll weep with thee.
""He For God Only, She For God In Him."" by Caroline Howard Gilman
Would that I might hold the year.
Stay her in her rushing flight,
Loose her fingers from Time's wing,
Snatch a single day or night.
Win an hour more of dark.
Wrest an instant more of light.
"A Song Of Passing" by Ethel Clifford
Poised to wrest Ryder from Europe.
Apple Fails to Wrest Android Data From Motorola Mobility.
In Authors' Suit Against Libraries, an Attempt to Wrest Back Some Control Over Digitized Works.
Rebels Try To Wrest Control Of Zawiya From Gadhafi Troops.
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Obama Has Goal to Wrest a Deal in Climate Talks.
Google Aims to Wrest Display Ads From Yahoo.
Sony-Led Group Makes a Late Bid to Wrest MGM From Time Warner.
In the Chaos, Senate Dems May See One Last Opportunity to Wrest Schools From the Mayor.
MidSouthern Wresting Alliance (MSWA) will be at the gymnasium at Riverside Junior High School in Caraway Saturday, June 7.
Israel began building and expanding East Jerusalem in 1968, shortly after it wrested control of the area from Jordan.
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