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Usage examples for fasten

  1. I felt that suspicion would fasten almost at once upon me, in the event of there being any kind of public inquiry. – Lalage's Lovers 1911 by George A. Birmingham
  2. Now fasten the shutters across both windows. – Man to Man by Jackson Gregory
  3. The impressions of our boyhood fasten upon our hearts, and our mature reason judges them like a father, not like a judge. – Love Me Little, Love Me Long by Charles Reade Edition: 10 Language: English
  4. It was no easy matter to fasten it so as to make it look at all like a man naturally mounting stairs. – The Settlers at Home by Harriet Martineau
  5. A strange keeper, having fed a magnificent lion one evening, neglected to fasten the door of the den. – Illustrative Anecdotes of the Animal Kingdom by Samuel Griswold Goodrich
  6. " I want you to fasten it on," said Noel. – A Beautiful Alien by Julia Magruder
  7. For every time now, when he spoke in this familiar, intimate way of the life of the trees, she felt a sheet of cold fasten tight against her very skin and flesh. – The Man Whom the Trees Loved by Algernon Blackwood
  8. Fasten to the other end of each string a small prize wrapped up in tissue paper. – Games For All Occasions by Mary E. Blain
  9. Their task was to fasten four huge pillars to the bottom of the sea. – Jewish Fairy Tales and Legends by Gertrude Landa
  10. For a moment there was silence between them, Betty stared up into his face with wide scared eyes, while he gazed down at her as if he would fasten something on his mind that must never be forgotten. – The Prodigal Judge by Vaughan Kester
  11. How he had ever managed to fasten the rope around him was a mystery. – The Boy With the U. S. Life-Savers by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  12. Now, what has the scoundrel found to fasten upon me? – Dave Darrin at Vera Cruz by H. Irving Hancock
  13. " French, take him to the deck- house, and fasten him in," said Christy in a low tone. – A Victorious Union SERIES: The Blue and the Gray--Afloat by Oliver Optic
  14. The dining- room door did not shut too well, the lock was old and worn, and unless it was fastened carefully, it came open; the Captain never managed to fasten it, and now it stood ajar; Julia could hear something of what was said within almost as soon as she reached the top of the kitchen stairs. – The Good Comrade by Una L. Silberrad
  15. To sport oak, or a door, is to fasten a door for safety or convenience. – A Collection of College Words and Customs by Benjamin Homer Hall
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