I walked awhile among the rocks: the sky was perfectly clear, and the sun so hot, that I was forced to turn my face from it: when all on a sudden it became obscure, as I thought, in a manner very different from what happens by the interposition of a cloud.
Here my master interposed, by asking me, "how I could persuade strangers, out of different countries, to venture with me, after the losses I had sustained, and the hazards I had run?"
Here my master interposing, said, "it was a pity, that creatures endowed with such prodigious abilities of mind, as these lawyers, by the description I gave of them, must certainly be, were not rather encouraged to be instructors of others in wisdom and knowledge."
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Where were their voices when the lips of Governor Barnett dripped with words of interposition and nullification?
Martin Luther King, Jr. -- Letter from a Birmingham Jail
Michael moved in front of the machine, interposing himself between Octavian and the two Greek demigods.