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  • They struggled half an hour longer under the tumbler, and when I looked again the black soldier had severed the heads of his foes from their bodies, and the still living heads were hanging on either side of him like ghastly trophies at his saddle-bow, still apparently as firmly fastened as ever, and he was endeavoring with feeble struggles, being without feelers and with only the remnant of a leg, and I know not how many other wounds, to divest himself of them; which at length, after half an hour more, he accomplished.
  • Frowning with vexation at the effort necessary to divest himself of his coat and trousers, the prince undressed, sat down heavily on the bed, and appeared to be meditating as he looked contemptuously at his withered yellow legs.
  • The company says it is filing for a judicial review in order to gain time in which to divest the business.
  • We recommend that it also divest five smaller stores where adverse effects would result from the merger.
  • The question arises how an agreement between shareholders, outside the confines of a formal liquidation, can divest a company of its property?

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