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wield
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Moby Dick
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  • Thou shalt see it shining in the arm that wields a pick or drives a spike; that democratic dignity which, on all hands, radiates without end from God; Himself!
  • Nevertheless, this old man’s was a patient hammer wielded by a patient arm.
  • Such is the subtle elasticity of the organ I treat of, that whether wielded in sport, or in earnest, or in anger, whatever be the mood it be in, its flexions are invariably marked by exceeding grace.

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  • She wields little authority, but much influence in the company.
  • I will not take the Ring to wield it.
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Fellowship of the Ring

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