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The king went on turning, still putting his finger in his mouth, till the poison in which each page was dipped took effect.
Robbins' first shot took effect in Fall's thigh, who fell, and was unable to continue the combat.
I would have stopped him, but his blow took effect and broke the bracelet of amulets which encircled the arm of the savage.
At this moment the draught took effect, and the poor squire began to discharge both ways at such a rate that the rush mat on which he had thrown himself and the canvas blanket he had covering him were fit for nothing afterwards.
The three shots took effect, and down he went dead.
But that my bullet took effect was evident from the howl of rage and pain that broke from the frothing jowls.
There remained little more to see; a third murderer fired a pistol with the muzzle to his face; and this time the shot took effect, blowing out his brains.
But she had certainly employed her revolver too late; the first shot deviated and lodged in the ceiling; it was the second only that took effect.
The learned man from the cold lands--he was a young man, and seemed to be a clever man--sat in a glowing oven; it took effect on him, he became quite meagre--even his shadow shrunk in, for the sun had also an effect on it.
Andrew felt, what I felt, that if these imputations were not withdrawn before his generous intentions toward his brother took effect, the mere fact of their execution would amount to a practical acknowledgment of the justice of Michael's charge against him.
So long as Phoebus Apollo held his aegis quietly and without shaking it, the weapons on either side took effect and the people fell, but when he shook it straight in the face of the Danaans and raised his mighty battle-cry their hearts fainted within them and they forgot their former prowess.
Day after day they stood foot to foot, and offered first one hand and then the other, and grappled and closed, and swayed and strained, till a well-aimed crook of the heel or thrust of the loin took effect, and a fair back-fall ended the matter.
The first national figures since the Psychoactive Substances Act took effect showed that police have so far arrested 186 individuals.
The appointment of Mr Phil Baines and extension of Lord Waldegraves term of office took effect on 9 May.
2 percent drop from the state's Department of State Health Services offer a glance at abortion rates in the first full year since the requirements on admitting privileges took effect.