They at last succeeded in getting the upper hand
of these untoward streams; only, in consequence of the loosening of the soil, the wheel partly gave way, and a slight partial settlement ensued.
She's going to our house--ah, the women are getting the upper hand
now, and serve the men right, I say!--she's going to our house to be Sir Jervis's secretary.
What is more, even in the acutest paroxysm of this cowardly fever, I dreamed of getting the upper hand
, of dominating them, carrying them away, making them like me--if only for my "elevation of thought and unmistakable wit." They would abandon Zverkov, he would sit on one side, silent and ashamed, while I should crush him.
I shall have only to listen and to keep my scorn from getting the upper hand
of my caution."
It seemed to me (too soon, I dare say) that I was getting the upper hand
of my uncle; and I began next to say that I must have the bed and bedclothes aired and put to sun-dry; for nothing would make me sleep in such a pickle.
He is here, good sir, waiting your pleasure, here in London, walking the streets at noonday; carrying it off jauntily; looking for you, I swear,' said Ralph, his face darkening, and his own hatred getting the upper hand
of him, for the first time, as this gay picture of Nicholas presented itself; 'if we were only citizens of a country where it could be safely done, I'd give good money to have him stabbed to the heart and rolled into the kennel for the dogs to tear.'
Now, in light of recent tragic events, and with Mosley clearly getting the upper hand
, the family has to stick together again.
"I'd be mortified." Another wrote: "Got to applaud Manjaros for getting the upper hand
The two stars put on quite a tug-of-war on this chilly night, with each getting the upper hand
at times although Van Fleet did manage to put a handful of quality attempts at keeper Olivia Medina.
The match continued to be absorbing in the second half and Wirral levelled matters with another well worked try from winger Ben Brooks and when they took the lead with a Sam Broadbent score they looked to be getting the upper hand
He said Jonathan was getting the upper hand
and claimed Mr Morrison joined in the attack on him.
The pair trade shots over a house gate - but theTwitter clipseems to show Gazza getting the upper hand
His remarks to Conservatives in Birmingham, with phrases like "the black man getting the upper hand
" shocked Tory leader Ted Heath.
As the dry Santa Ana winds that have fueled the blazes abated slightly, officials lifted evacuation orders for parts of Ventura and Santa Barbara counties, and crews started getting the upper hand
in containing some major fires.
There were opportunities at both ends in the early stages, but Brighton seemed to be getting the upper hand
when Stoke drew first blood in the 28th minute.