The men, for the most part, stood erect and stately with folded arms, awaiting their doom; but the women and children clung to one
another, hiding behind the males.
And then there came to my mind, in a sudden, brilliant flash upon the screen of recollection the picture of Ajor as I had last seen her, and I lived again the delicious moment in which we had clung to one
another, lips smothering lips, as I left her to go to the council hall of Al-tan; and I could have kicked myself for the snob and the cad that my thoughts had proven me--me, who had always prided myself that I was neither the one nor the other!
He clung to one
idea -- that of his happiness, destroyed, without apparent cause, by an unheard-of fatality; he considered and reconsidered this idea, devoured it (so to speak), as the implacable Ugolino devours the skull of Archbishop Roger in the Inferno of Dante.
His parents clung to one
another as their son's tearful friend told the congregation: "Morgan is my best friend and no matter where he is he will always be my best friend."
Che Yam said she managed to cling to a tree and hold Nor Suri Danila while her son Azim Hazrin, 21, clung to one
of the garage pillars.
MOURNERS clung to one
another in their grief as they gathered to pay respects to tragic stabbing victim Jodie Wilkinson.
But in a year that has upended political expectations, they have clung to one
comforting assumption: Their hold on the House is secure.
It was devastating for the family but they clung to one
another for comfort and to help each other through.
Relatives of the missing wailed and clung to one
another, as heavy machinery lifted the largest slabs of concrete away.
THE Syrian families whose loved ones perished in this month's chemical weapons attack may have clung to one
thought in the midst of their sorrow: "Surely the world will no longer stand by."
Some experts believe the python clung to one
of the boys to feel secure, or as a source of warmth, then killed the other when he tried to intervene.
The man clung to one
of the bull's horns while two runners tried to pull the animal away by the tail.
Each time a scared and hungry child clung to one
of those plastic bags it was better than Christmas.
As my girlfriend and I clung to one
of several small metal stakes protruding from a sheer cliff face with only our enthusiastic guide Pippo for company, I would have taken issue with anyone who argued that you can only enjoy thrills and spills in the Dolomites if you have a pair of skis attached to your feet.
Despite the loss of their village, the 4,500 refugees from Saffuriya and their descendants have clung to one
hope: That the Jewish newcomers could not buy their land, only lease it temporarily from the state.