She heard his voice break as her magic took hold of him.
As a young man he was drawn into the Romantic movement then at its height; but both the classics and contemporary classical poetry took hold upon his receptive mind (he visited Goethe in 1827).
After the waitress had returned the card and he had signed the chit, he took hold of her hand, and held it.
During ' Wake Up Sleeping ' the vibe was getting heady as the overall effect of being back in Galway took hold.
He mustered his last remaining strength, took hold of his left hand with his right, and reached the bushes.