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All of the fruit was beyond his reach from the ground, but the tree looked sturdy, and he levered himself up.

The young man levered himself out of the chair, blankets falling around him.

With difficulty, Lucy rolled to her knees, then levered herself erect.

Hal Samdu hammered and levered at the fastening with one of the tripod legs.

The hunger grew, and he wedged his thumbs into the cracked skull and levered, the sound of splitting bones a primitive music to him.

Micki held her fast, gripping her arms as another came and levered up the basket, the basket where the Adam-thing waited, its face shrouded in webbing, eyes lizard-dull or bright as flaring stars as they passed between bars of shadow.

Slowly, Captain Hotspur put a foot up to the cage entrance and, still very slowly, levered himself into the doorway, stepped slowly inside and swung the door to latch behind him.

Then he tucked the fruits into his trousers as best he could and jumped, catching the edge and slowly levering himself up.

Ford stopped, the motor cut, and the lump behind the wheel was just levering himself out the door.

Tank and Boon used broken branches like crowbars, levering out the larger rocks.

Beck rang several upward-lilting arpeggios on his little bells as Autumn levitated from her split, slowly scissoring her legs together again and levering herself upright on the rope.

Because, when it is erect, it becomes the fulcrum that enables the levering upright of the second center pole.

And keepe it al so clenly as thou may, Al though his cage of gold be nevere so gay, Yet hath this bryd, by twenty thousand foold, Levere in a forest that is rude and coold Goon ete wormes, and swich wrecchednesse.

Ful thredbare was his overeste courtepy, For he hadde geten hym yet no benefice, Ne was so worldly for to have office, For hym was levere have at his beddes heed Twenty bookes, clad in blak or reed, Of Aristotle and his plilosophie, Than robes riche, or fithele, or gay sautrie.