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Usage examples for muscle

  1. Why should they start using muscle methods now?" – The Electronic Mind Reader by John Blaine
  2. It was man's work you did there to- day for the sake of my girl and her good name- I only wish her father had the muscle to do as much for her." – King Spruce, A Novel by Holman Day
  3. " Perfectly," answered the Duke, without moving a muscle. – In the Courts of Memory 1858-1875. by L. de Hegermann-Lindencrone
  4. All the time I talked to him I didn't see a muscle move in his face, Jethro continued, so I started in again, and he looked- looked- looked right at me. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  5. What a lot of money he must have, why, not a muscle of his face had moved. – The Son of His Mother by Clara Viebig
  6. Excited, lifted beyond himself, he was watching the Englishman thread a way between the tables- watching the woman thrill to his approach without lifting an eyelid, moving a muscle. – Max by Katherine Cecil Thurston
  7. It's not the muscle and the bones, it's the grit. – The Emigrant Trail by Geraldine Bonner
  8. Without stirring a muscle I began to make low, soft, little sounds to him- very low and very caressing indeed- softer than one makes to a baby. – My Robin by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  9. I can feel the sharp ends of the splintered bones cut me everytime I breathe, or move a muscle. – Polly and Her Friends Abroad by Lillian Elizabeth Roy
  10. However, pulling is a matter of weight rather than muscle. – Foul Play by Charles Reade Dion Boucicault
  11. In order to develop his muscle and become strong, he had trained himself from a boy, and had practiced carrying burdens until he could lift more than any other man of his time. – The Story of the Greeks by H. A. Guerber
  12. Mercy did not move a muscle, but stood ready for the blow. – What's Mine's Mine by George MacDonald
  13. A friend of mine found an Australian in the trenches in those days, standing in mud nearly to his waist, shivering in his arms and every body muscle, leaning back against the trench side, fast asleep. – Letters from France by C. E. W. Bean
  14. Frog muscle suspension alone, or oxyluciferin alone, give no light with luciferase, nor will a mixture of frog muscle suspension and oxyluciferin, if shaken with air for several hours. – The Nature of Animal Light by E. Newton Harvey
  15. Not a muscle of her face moved. – The Goose Man by Jacob Wassermann
  16. His were the arms whose muscle was celebrated in the newspapers. – Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins
  17. Some time after the dinner hour Nathalie, tired, hot, hungry, and every muscle aching from weariness, arrived at the camp. – Blue Robin, the Girl Pioneer by Rena I. Halsey
  18. It makes your arm awful tired but it's good for the muscle. – Mary Rose of Mifflin by Frances R. Sterrett
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