Merciful goodness!--if John Barleycorn could get such sway over me, a non-alcoholic, what must be the sufferings of the true alcoholic, battling against
the organic demands of his chemistry while those closest to him sympathise little, understand less, and despise and deride him!
At last he heard a sudden rush of unshod soles across the empty blackness, and at a little distance a scuffling sound, heavy breathing, and once what he thought the muttered imprecation of a man battling against
Again and again the merciless leather fell, while in the boats below Muda Saffir and his men shouted loud cries of encouragement to their companions on the ship, and a wide-eyed girl in the stern of Muda Saffir's own prahu looked on in terror, hope and admiration at the man of her own race whom she felt was battling against
all these odds for her alone.
And presently the voice returned again, half submerged in the vast crashes, like a ship battling against
the waves of an ocean.
He was on his feet in the courtroom, battling against
an infringer, when, in the middle of a sentence, he fell to the floor, overcome by sickness and the responsibilities he had carried for twelve years.
At the very threshold of the opening she made a last, heroic stand, battling against
the force that drew her on; but in the end she succumbed.
JAMES JOHNSTONE reckons Edinburgh are battling against
the clock before they battle against mighty Munster.
The Coordinator of Provincial Emergency Operation Centre Syed Faisal Ahmed gave briefing to the elected MPA during his visit and updated him about the efforts of the EOC in battling against
the polio virus.
He saluted the armed forces and other law enforcing agencies and the masses for battling against
terrorism, saying that the whole nation stands united against terrorism and was ready to sacrifices even their lives while battling against
terrorism with the armed forces.
Mr Wallbank no regrets about battling against
the obscure law, which rendered him legally responsible for repairs to the church when he inherited Glebe Farm in the 1980s.
Making her first speech as culture minister, Mrs Hodge described modern day slavery as something "we are all battling against
Wauneka was elected to the Navajo Tribal Council and served for 27 years, fighting for Indian health care, battling against
the use of peyote and alcohol, and working tirelessly for the education of her people.
Welsh athlete Catherine Murphy had earlier won the women's 400m in 52.18 seconds in the absence of Olympic champion and Australian golden girl Cathy Freeman who is battling against