Laurencio rushed towards it, snatching it from his assistant and cradling it to check for sand.
He ducked a fist and maneuvered around a kick, snatching the intruder's body and shoving it into the wall.
Finding that the king was ready to back them in all their enterprises, the Despensers resolved to take the fearful risk of snatching at supreme power by using their masters name to oust the barons who were now directing affairs from their position.
67.) The history of Genoa during the dark ages, throughout the Lombard and Carolingian periods, is but the repetition of the general history of the Italian communes, which succeeded in snatching from contending princes and barons the first charters of their freedom.
Their function of snatching away mortals to the other world brings them into connexion with the Erinyes, with whom they are often confounded.