- v. Simple past tense and past participle of interpose.
“Henry Field, with a word interposed, which, as Lance said, might be anything, but was certainly the right length for the first syllables of Merrifield.”
“Yet here, as many another time in these devious manoeuvres, that fearful dilemma interposed -- inseparable in its many forms from all collective action whether in cabinet or party; so fit to test to the very uttermost all the moral fortitude, all the wisdom of a minister, his sense of proportion, his strength of will, his prudent pliancy of judgment, his power of balance, his sure perception of the ruling fact.”
“He contented himself with turning aside thrusts and meeting blows with a clever guard, as some Cavalier tried to reach him, while twice over he found another sword interposed on his behalf.”
“He tells us that such was the corruption of faith and of morals towards the close of their brief day, that had not the Saxon sword interposed; plague, pestilence, or famine, or some similar calamity, must have done the fatal work.”
“The person," interposed "Cobbler" Horn, "to whom I wish to leave my property is my little daughter, Marian, who wandered away twelve years ago, and has never been heard of since.”
“Not all owing to that, chippy," interposed "General" Nix, as he had immediately been christened by the miners -- "not all owing to that.”
“At last the manager interposed with a polite explanation: Ladies and gentlemen, this is jazz.”
““We've heard your sob story before,” the lawyer said as he interposed himself between the farmer and his client.”
“That's all right, Daylight," one Curly Parson interposed soothingly.”
“Deep in his throat, in an animal-like way, Hans's rage still rumbled, and several times he made as though to spring back upon his prey and was only prevented by the woman's swiftly interposed body.”
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