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  • Mae, your dad's just trying to say that our lives are already pretty fraught, and we have our hands full just working, paying bills and taking care of the health stuff.†   (source)
  • The situation is fraught with complications.†   (source)
  • I don't want to talk about it right now But as long as we are asking each other questions of an emotionally fraught nature, why did you say that your mother wanted a lamp for a daughter?†   (source)
  • Beyond was a prospect of green fields and girls in long white dresses: an image fraught (mysteriously) with such death-charged and ritualistic horror that I woke gasping.†   (source)
  • I'll do the laundry tonight — that ought to be fraught with peril.†   (source)
  • It is a life-and-death struggle fraught with perils and faultless terror.†   (source)
  • Gladstone explained that I need not volunteer, that the mission would be fraught with dangers-both for my career and my life.†   (source)
  • We traded information on Mommy the way people trade baseball cards at trade shows, offering bits and pieces fraught with gossip, nonsense, wisdom, and sometimes just plain foolishness.†   (source)
  • What you've got in this hypothetical tale is a fairly dramatic setup that's already fraught with possibility.†   (source)
  • But then around her she saw all these people of all these different colors in all these different attires and she was relieved, better here than there she thought, and it occurred to her that she had been stifled in the place of her birth for virtually her entire life, that its time for her had passed, and a new time was here, and, fraught or not, she relished this like the wind in her face on a hot day when she rode her motorcycle and lifted the visor of her helmet and embraced the dust and the pollution and the little bugs that sometimes went into your mouth and made you recoil and even spit, but after spitting grin, and grin with a wildness.†   (source)
  • It's lonely and often dull, and fraught with peril should we be discovered.†   (source)
  • Like teenagers everywhere, they longed for the respect of their peers and craved a sense of belonging, a concept especially fraught for young refugees and immigrants who were caught between the world of their parents and the new world of their friends and schoolmates.†   (source)
  • He was reminded again of that lazy summer afternoon with Catherine, when he'd come home to surprise her for lunch-a day that in retrospect seemed so fraught with signs ....yet how could he have foreseen everything that would happen?†   (source)
  • Fraught with difficulty as their relationship has been, those ties never really break.†   (source)
  • Then we exchanged a look fraught with implication.†   (source)
  • Maimonides tells us that one must be thirty before venturing into the world of mysticism, a world fraught with peril.†   (source)
  • It was an outlandish concept, fraught with danger and uncertainty, but it was the only viable path, given the circumstances.†   (source)
  • Operating Theater 3 was now a familiar place, but still fraught with danger.†   (source)
  • Camelot is fraught with tragedy, infighting, and betrayal.†   (source)
  • The high-cheating holidays are fraught with miscellaneous anxieties and the high expectations of loved ones.†   (source)
  • The investigation was fraught with more question marks than ever.†   (source)
  • The word was fraught with doom.†   (source)
  • It was Henry Knox who first suggested the idea of going after the cannon at far-off Fort Ticonderoga on Lake Champlain, an undertaking so enormous, so fraught with certain difficulties, that many thought it impossible.†   (source)
  • If the return to Iarwain be thought too dangerous, then flight to the Sea is now fraught with gravest peril.†   (source)
  • Anyway, all of you out there reading this may not understand how fraught with possibility those five hundred sheets of blank paper seemed to be, although I'd guess there are plenty of you who are nodding in perfect understanding right now.†   (source)
  • They lamented and tore their hair, the priests, as fraught and rhetorical as they were when they prayed, and after a few days their outcries made people uneasy.†   (source)
  • Requiring that its human competitors straddle erratic animals moving in dense groups at extremely high speed, race riding in the 1930s, as today, was fraught with extreme danger.†   (source)
  • Their faces were fraught with worry; they looked upon Max and Cooper as though the two were ghosts.†   (source)
  • He'd always felt a little sorry for Clary, with her fraught relationship with Jocelyn, the most overprotective parent he'd ever known.†   (source)
  • "But fraught means you're living," Iona said.†   (source)
  • It's all too apparent, fraught with unprofessional ego.†   (source)
  • The one lesson we can surely learn from these events is that airplanes are complex machines, operating in a precarious environment—the air—where any emergency, be it from mechanical failure, human error or weather hazard, is fraught with peril.†   (source)
  • So the abiding philosophy is to help a wayward child develop into a productive member of the community, or if ignored, risk allowing someone of essentially decent nature to become an adult whose social interactions are fraught and difficult, or even pathological, criminal.†   (source)
  • But things could get awfully fraught, now and then.†   (source)
  • Inspection, like parade, was fraught with sexuality.†   (source)
  • AS A PHYSICIAN IN THE emergency room of Jerusalem's Hadassah Medical Center, Dr. Natalie Mizrahi had routinely confronted ethically fraught scenarios, sometimes on a daily basis.†   (source)
  • Confronting Nathan again this soon was an idea intimidating and fraught with potential menace; queasy, I felt myself perspiring as Nathan had done.†   (source)
  • I understand that this is a region fraught with strange cults and primitive sects.†   (source)
  • The tobacco looked healthy and green and fraught—for Mary—with promise of future plenty.†   (source)
  • There was this tunnel that these two kids kept crawling through over and over and they never seemed to get tired, which made me think of Augustus Waters and the existentially fraught free throws.   (source)
    fraught = full of something that causes concern
  • The day of the existentially fraught free throws was coincidentally also my last day of dual leggedness.   (source)
  • He murmured in a slightly ironic voice: "My dear lady, in my experience of ill-doing, Providence leaves the work of conviction and chastisement to us mortals-and the process is often fraught with difficulties."   (source)
    fraught = filled (with something negative)
  • That which promised happiness when we were one in heart, is fraught with misery now that we are two.   (source)
    fraught = full of (something negative)
  • Certainly after 9/11 it was more fraught than before, and then it had calmed for a few years.†   (source)
  • Rebecca and his mother had always shared a fraught relationship.†   (source)
  • Ser Loras ...this plan of his is fraught with peril.†   (source)
  • But even gifts were fraught with uncertainty.†   (source)
  • The way before her was fraught with hardship, bloodshed, and danger.†   (source)
  • All of their prior battles had been similarly fraught, but this was the final one.†   (source)
  • Best not to expect or want them to stay, then it's less fraught.†   (source)
  • The wedding garb is fraught with meaning too.†   (source)
  • The year was fraught with embittering experiences for me with some of my fellow teachers.†   (source)
  • Dealings between wizards and goblins have been fraught for centu-ries — but you'll know all that from History of Magic.†   (source)
  • The air between them was fraught with tension as he studied her and she him, their movements quick and jerky, almost birdlike, from the overabundance of energy coursing through their veins.†   (source)
  • Edwin Stanton did not live long after the death of Abraham Lincoln, and those years he did live were fraught with controversy.†   (source)
  • There was a brief moment in one of the pieces, after passagework of mellow recollection, when something dark seemed to enter, the soloist's left hand urging the tempo, and it made her raise an arm, slowly, a gesture of half shock, thoughtful and fraught—she'd heard a boding in the bass notes that startled her.†   (source)
  • He had a theory on this subject, actually, entitled the Rejection Minimization Theorem (RMT): The act of leaning in to kiss someone, or asking to kiss them, is fraught with the possibility of rejection, so the person least likely to get rejected should do the leaning in or the asking.†   (source)
  • They share so little in common with the other races of Alagaesia, conversing with them in even the simplest terms is a challenging prospect, and any meeting is fraught with peril, for one never knows how they will react.†   (source)
  • Thomas stumbled on an address by Sir William Osler to graduating medical students in which the man articulated this very thesis: The master-word is Work, a little one, as I have said, but fraught with momentous sequences if you can but write it on the tablets of your hearts, and bind it upon your foreheads.†   (source)
  • The circumstances are not ideal, yet it seems to me that life's moments don't have to be so right or not right anymore, so fraught and weighted with "value," but just of themselves, what they are, which in this case is myself and Renny once again sharing light times and jokes and notions.†   (source)
  • This proved to be fraught with such difficulty that eventually they gave up the project, but in the process they had accumulated almost a hundred existing police identities that they could borrow at will.†   (source)
  • There is no question that John F. Kennedy's visit to the "Southwest hate capital of Dixie," as Dallas has been called, is fraught with complications.†   (source)
  • For if that tongue is not soon to be heard in every corner of the West, then let all put doubt aside that this thing is indeed what the Wise have declared: the treasure of the Enemy, fraught with all his malice; and in it lies a great part of his strength of old.†   (source)
  • "We must deal here with a dislocation of life involving millions of people, a dislocation so vast as to stagger the imagination" so fraught with tragic consequences as to make us rather not want to look at it or think of it" so old that we would rather try to view it as an order of nature and strive with uneasy conscience and false moral fervor to keep it so.†   (source)
  • The day would lie before us both, long no doubt, and uneventful, but fraught with a certain stillness, a dear tranquillity we had not known before.†   (source)
  • It was an instant response, but none the less fraught with consciousness of responsibility.†   (source)
  • Not only was such an act sacrilegious in its nature, but it was fraught with peril.†   (source)
  • In a silence fraught with exquisite torture for Milly she stood there, quivering against him.†   (source)
  • This murmur arose from all the land, fraught with the joy of living.†   (source)
  • Either Shefford was over-excited and mistaken or the hour had become fraught with greater suspense.†   (source)
  • She was watching for Florence, listening for some sound fraught with untoward meaning.†   (source)
  • When the Mormon ceased his forceful speech there was a silence fraught with hopeless meaning.†   (source)
  • These wary brief actions were fraught with suspense.†   (source)
  • A silence ensued, fraught with poignant fear for Helen, as she gazed into Bo's whitening face.†   (source)
  • Thus began a retreat, fraught with great risk.†   (source)
  • A silence fraught with suspense ensued, strange after the heavy shooting.†   (source)
  • Oh, children, children, how fraught with peril are your years!†   (source)
  • Marius was dazzled by those eyes fraught with rays and abysses.†   (source)
  • Is fraught with some Danger to Miss Nickleby's Peace of Mind†   (source)
  • The Barry garden was a bowery wilderness of flowers which would have delighted Anne's heart at any time less fraught with destiny.†   (source)
  • And as he was pulled back into the then and there, time and space were abrogated—so intensely, so totally, that one might have thought a lifeless body lay there on the bench beside the torrent, while the real Hans Castorp was moving about in an earlier time, in different surroundings, confronted by a situation that, for all its simplicity, he found both fraught with risk and filled with intoxication.†   (source)
  • As most of those present were aware that this evening a certain very important decision was to be taken, these words of Nastasia Philipovna's appeared to be fraught with much hidden interest.†   (source)
  • I did not, however, mean to die, and an incident occurred that warned me unmistakably of the folly of letting the days pass so,—for each fresh day was fraught with increasing danger from the Beast People.†   (source)
  • It was something to think over, something to warm his heart, but for the present it had absolutely to be forgotten so that all his mind could be addressed to the trip so fraught with danger.†   (source)
  • Not only Dale's intensity, but the very silence, the wildness of the moment and place, seemed fraught with wonderful potency.†   (source)
  • But he had been forewarned of the dangers of spiritual exaltation and did not allow himself to desist from even the least or lowliest devotion, striving also by constant mortification to undo the sinful past rather than to achieve a saintliness fraught with peril.†   (source)
  • And, yet, who, that knew anything about Life, would surrender the chance of remaining always young, however fantastic that chance might be, or with what fateful consequences it might be fraught?†   (source)
  • So long as we felt his loving presence and knew that he took a watchful interest in our work, fraught with so many difficulties, we could not be discouraged.†   (source)
  • With Chauvelin at his heels, every step the Scarlet Pimpernel takes on French soil is fraught with danger.†   (source)
  • Yet there was a time when Archer had had definite and rather aggressive opinions on all such problems, and when everything concerning the manners and customs of his little tribe had seemed to him fraught with world-wide significance.†   (source)
  • The bad stands for all things that are fraught with discomfort, menace, and hurt, and is hated accordingly.†   (source)
  • Thus every day was a dragging one of anxious hope to catch up with Jett, and every sunset was a time fraught with keen, throbbing excitement.†   (source)
  • There were a few moments fraught with heart-numbing, blood-curdling sensations; which on the other hand were counteracted by the violence of the race over the prairie, straight for the straggling strings of the buffalo herd.†   (source)
  • In the ears of his old servant, looking as if she had stepped out of an old picture-frame to attend a summoned Dedlock to another world, the silence is fraught with echoes of her own words, "Who will tell him!"†   (source)
  • Some of the people of the chateau, and some of those of the posting-house, and all the taxing authorities, were armed more or less, and were crowded on the other side of the little street in a purposeless way, that was highly fraught with nothing.†   (source)
  • Flower and maiden were different, and yet the same, and fraught with some strange peril in either shape.†   (source)
  • And, after a silence, fraught with anxiety, Fauchelevent exclaimed:— "Why, get out as you came in!"†   (source)
  • The fact was that this Sunday walk through the fields was fraught with great excitement to Marty and Tommy, who saw a perpetual drama going on in the hedgerows, and could no more refrain from stopping and peeping than if they had been a couple of spaniels or terriers.†   (source)
  • As to the misfortunes which may fall upon individuals in consequence of this state of things, it must be allowed that the uncertain situation of the public officers is less fraught with evil consequences in America than elsewhere.†   (source)
  • Mr. Larkins (a gruff old gentleman with a double chin, and one of his eyes immovable in his head) is fraught with interest to me.†   (source)
  • If I were engaged in any high undertaking or design, fraught with extensive utility to my fellow creatures, then could I live to fulfil it.†   (source)
  • Yielding to his powerful interest in the subject, and impatient of a delay that seemed fraught with so much additional danger, Heyward drew still nigher to the dusky group, with an intention of making his offers of compensation more definite, when the white man, motioning with his hand, as if he conceded the disputed point, turned away, saying in a sort of soliloquy, and in the English tongue: "Uncas is right!†   (source)
  • This appeal silenced even the confiding Hetty, for she had no answer ready for a confession so fraught with despair.†   (source)
  • The edifice had also sounds fraught with such benediction and such majesty, that they soothed this ailing soul.†   (source)
  • On an a priori view of Wakem's aquiline nose, which offended Mr. Tulliver, there was not more rascality than in the shape of his stiff shirt-collar, though this too along with his nose, might have become fraught with damnatory meaning when once the rascality was ascertained.†   (source)
  • And thus thy fall hath left a kind of blot, To mark the full-fraught man and best indued With some suspicion.†   (source)
  • With these words, and with a hasty gesture fraught with timid caution—such a gesture had Clennam's eyes been familiar with in the old time—poor Flora left herself at eighteen years of age, a long long way behind again; and came to a full stop at last.†   (source)
  • The sweet scenes of autumn were for a while put by, unless some tender sonnet, fraught with the apt analogy of the declining year, with declining happiness, and the images of youth and hope, and spring, all gone together, blessed her memory.†   (source)
  • Nay, children, to be null is merely a negative property, and is fraught with no evil to your worthy parent; so lay aside the fire-arms, and listen to the admonitions of reason.†   (source)
  • To this sturdy Saxon, therefore, the day's journey was fraught with all manner of displeasure and discomfort; so that he more than once internally cursed the tournament, and him who had proclaimed it, together with his own folly in ever thinking of going thither.†   (source)
  • Each word that fell from his companion's lips seemed fraught with the mysteries of science, as worthy of digging out as the gold and diamonds in the mines of Guzerat and Golconda, which he could just recollect having visited during a voyage made in his earliest youth.†   (source)
  • Meanwhile, councils went on in the kitchen at home, fraught with almost insupportable aggravation to my exasperated spirit.†   (source)
  • The night, fraught with so much bitterness to one poor soul, had given place to a bright and cloudless summer morning, when a north-country mail-coach traversed, with cheerful noise, the yet silent streets of Islington, and, giving brisk note of its approach with the lively winding of the guard's horn, clattered onward to its halting-place hard by the Post Office.†   (source)
  • At last, arrayed for the purpose at a vast expense, I went to Miss Mills's, fraught with a declaration.†   (source)
  • "My English brother Solomon," mourned Miss Pross, casting up her tear-fraught eyes, "that had the makings in him of one of the best and greatest of men in his native country, an official among foreigners, and such foreigners!†   (source)
  • The habit, too, of seeking some sort of recompense in the discontented boast of being disappointed, is a habit fraught with degeneracy.†   (source)
  • Nothing is ever so firmly impressed on the mind as the memory of our early childhood, and with the exception of the two scenes I have just described to you, all my earliest reminiscences are fraught with deepest sadness.†   (source)
  • The rest is uncertain, but this is certain; and it is a fact new to the world—a fact fraught with such portentous consequences as to baffle the efforts even of the imagination.†   (source)
  • Mr. Tulkinghorn being always correct and exact; still that does not," says Sir Leicester, "that does not lessen the anomaly, which is fraught with strange considerations—startling considerations, as it appears to me."†   (source)
  • This Rebecca had foreseen, and for this very purpose she had hastened to mention her father's name and lineage; yet—for the fair and wise daughter of Isaac was not without a touch of female weakness—she could not but sigh internally when the glance of respectful admiration, not altogether unmixed with tenderness, with which Ivanhoe had hitherto regarded his unknown benefactress, was exchanged at once for a manner cold, composed, and collected, and fraught with no deeper feeling than that which expressed a grateful sense of courtesy received from an unexpected quarter, and from one of an inferior race.†   (source)
  • Two ragged pedestrians exchanged these remarkable replies, fraught with evident Jacquerie:— "Who governs us?"†   (source)
  • Between the real landscape and its shadow in the water, there was no division; both were so untroubled and clear, and, while so fraught with solemn mystery of life and death, so hopefully reassuring to the gazer's soothed heart, because so tenderly and mercifully beautiful.†   (source)
  • The last thing I saw was Littimer's unruffled eye; fraught, as I fancied, with the silent conviction that I was very young indeed.†   (source)
  • The conduct of the Federal Government is more fair and more temperate than that of the States, its designs are more fraught with wisdom, its projects are more durable and more skilfully combined, its measures are put into execution with more vigor and consistency.†   (source)
  • More than enough of bad roads, bad equipages, and bad horses, he would have encountered to delay him, though the fallen and unfortunate King of France had been upon his throne in all his glory; but, the changed times were fraught with other obstacles than these.†   (source)
  • Ah, Maximilian, that is the very thing that makes you so bold, and which renders me at once so happy and unhappy, that I frequently ask myself whether it is better for me to endure the harshness of my mother-in-law, and her blind preference for her own child, or to be, as I now am, insensible to any pleasure save such as I find in these meetings, so fraught with danger to both.†   (source)
  • This sum, Mr Clennam would be happy to learn, he had, through the promptitude of several friends who had a lively confidence in his probity, already raised, with the exception of a trifling balance of one pound seventeen and fourpence; the loan of which balance, for the period of one month, would be fraught with the usual beneficent consequences.†   (source)
  • The topic is fraught with such danger to the bonnet, that Miss Lavinia gives another little scream, and begs me to understand that Dora is only to be looked at, and on no account to be touched.†   (source)
  • He heard the shrill, hard voice of Jondrette utter these words, which were fraught with a strange interest for him:— "I tell you that I am sure of it, and that I recognized him."†   (source)
  • The remembrance of that life is fraught with so much pain to me, with so much mental suffering and want of hope, that I have never had the courage even to examine how long I was doomed to lead it.†   (source)
  • If Mr. T. should ever reply to it (which I cannot but feel to be most improbable), a letter addressed to M. E., Post Office, Canterbury, will be fraught with less painful consequences than any addressed immediately to one, who subscribes herself, in extreme distress, 'Mr.†   (source)
  • The feeling with which I used to watch the tramps, as they came into the town on those wet evenings, at dusk, and limped past, with their bundles drooping over their shoulders at the ends of sticks, came freshly back to me; fraught, as then, with the smell of damp earth, and wet leaves and briar, and the sensation of the very airs that blew upon me in my own toilsome journey.†   (source)
  • She had not been used to feel alarm from wind, but now every blast seemed fraught with awful intelligence.†   (source)
  • Had I been any god of power, I would Have sunk the sea within the earth, or e'er It should the good ship so have swallow'd and The fraughting souls within her.†   (source)
  • All the time, our overfraught hearts are beating at a rate that would far outstrip the fastest gallop of the fastest horses ever foaled.†   (source)
    standard prefix: The prefix "over-" in overfraught means excessively. This is the same pattern as seen in words like overconfident, overemphasize, and overstimulate.
  • Flocks of birds go fluttering under the sun's rays,
    not all are fraught with meaning.†   (source)
  • Come,
    let me tell you about the voyage fraught with hardship
    Zeus inflicted on me, homeward bound from Troy ...
    The wind drove me out of Ilium on to Ismarus,
    the Cicones' stronghold.†   (source)
  • The dreams that pass through the gates of polished horn
    are fraught with truth, for the dreamer who can see them.†   (source)
  • You in our house, weeping over my journey home,
    fraught with storms and torment, true, and I,
    pinned down in pain by Zeus and other gods,
    for all my desire, blocked from reaching home.†   (source)
  • Amphinomus made his way back through the hall,
    his heart sick with anguish, shaking his head,
    fraught with grave forebodings ...
    but not even so could he escape his fate.†   (source)
  • They had grouped around Achilles' ghost, and now
    the shade of Atreus' son Agamemnon marched toward them—
    fraught with grief and flanked by all his comrades,
    troops of his men-at-arms who died beside him,
    who met their fate in lord Aegisthus' halls.†   (source)
  • Now then,
    no sooner had Queen Persephone driven off
    the ghosts of lovely women, scattering left and right,
    than forward marched the shade of Atreus' son Agamemnon,
    fraught with grief and flanked by all his comrades,
    troops of his men-at-arms who died beside him,
    who met their fate in lord Aegisthus' halls.†   (source)
  • hours: quiet reflections upon the course of the day: a cleaner sensation when awaking after a fresher sleep since matutinal noises, premonitions and perturbations, a clattered milkcan, a postman's double knock, a paper read, reread while lathering, relathering the same spot, a shock, a shoot, with thought of aught he sought though fraught with nought might cause a faster rate of shaving and a nick on which incision plaster with precision cut and humected and applied adhered: which was to be done.†   (source)
  • swell, bosom, with thy fraught, For 'tis of aspics' tongues!†   (source)
  • Now, good Camillo, I am so fraught with curious business that I leave out ceremony.†   (source)
  • Thus rag'd the goddess; and, with fury fraught.†   (source)
  • Thither, full fraught with mischievous revenge,
    Accursed, and in a cursed hour, he hies.†   (source)
  • 1) Woe for sin of minds perverse, Deadly fraught with mortal curse.†   (source)
  • ne'er pull your hat upon your brows;
    Give sorrow words: the grief that does not speak
    Whispers the o'er-fraught heart, and bids it break.†   (source)
  • Of happiness the chiefest part Is a wise heart: And to defraud the gods in aught With peril's fraught.†   (source)
  • Come, sir, I would you would make use of that good wisdom, Whereof I know you are fraught; and put away These dispositions, that of late transform you From what you rightly are.†   (source)
  • I reason'd with a Frenchman yesterday, Who told me,—in the narrow seas that part The French and English,—there miscarried A vessel of our country richly fraught.†   (source)
  • Thought upon thought So pressed me, till I knew myself full-fraught With bitterness of heart and blinded eyes.†   (source)
  • But you, Sir Thurio, are not sharp enough; You must lay lime to tangle her desires By wailful sonnets, whose composed rhymes Should be full-fraught with serviceable vows.†   (source)
  • Orsino, this is that Antonio That took the Phoenix and her fraught from Candy: And this is he that did the Tiger board When your young nephew Titus lost his leg: Here in the streets, desperate of shame and state, In private brabble did we apprehend him.†   (source)
  • Thus differently from the adversaries of the proposed Constitution should I reason on the same subject, deducing arguments of safety from the very sources which they represent as fraught with danger and perdition.†   (source)
  • why in the east
    Darkness ere day's mid-course, and morning-light
    More orient in yon western cloud, that draws
    O'er the blue firmament a radiant white,
    And slow descends with something heavenly fraught?†   (source)
  • Not what makes thy passion wild From loathing of thy bed; not over-fraught With love for this new bride; not that I sought To upbuild mine house with offspring : 'tis enough, What thou hast borne : I make no word thereof : But, first and greatest, that we all might dwell In a fair house and want not, knowing well That poor men have no friends, but far and near Shunning and silence.†   (source)
  • Then Caesar from the Julian stock shall rise, Whose empire ocean, and whose fame the skies Alone shall bound; whom, fraught with eastern spoils, Our heav'n, the just reward of human toils, Securely shall repay with rites divine; And incense shall ascend before his sacred shrine.†   (source)
  • Thus having pass'd the night in fruitless pain, I to my longing friends return again, Amaz'd th' augmented number to behold, Of men and matrons mix'd, of young and old; A wretched exil'd crew together brought, With arms appointed, and with treasure fraught, Resolv'd, and willing, under my command, To run all hazards both of sea and land.†   (source)
  • Each at the head
    Levelled his deadly aim; their fatal hands
    No second stroke intend; and such a frown
    Each cast at th' other as when two black clouds,
    With heaven's artillery fraught, came rattling on
    Over the Caspian,—then stand front to front
    Hovering a space, till winds the signal blow
    To join their dark encounter in mid-air.†   (source)
  • where they slept
    Fanned with cool winds; save those, who, in their course,
    Melodious hymns about the sovran throne
    Alternate all night long: but not so waked
    Satan; so call him now, his former name
    Is heard no more in Heaven; he of the first,
    If not the first Arch-Angel, great in power,
    In favour and pre-eminence, yet fraught
    With envy against the Son of God, that day
    Honoured by his great Father, and proclaimed
    Messiah King anointed, could not bear
    Through pride that sight, and thought himself impaired.†   (source)
  • The good Aeneas, paternal care Iulus' absence could no longer bear, Dispatch'd Achates to the ships in haste, To give a glad relation of the past, And, fraught with precious gifts, to bring the boy, Snatch'd from the ruins of unhappy Troy: A robe of tissue, stiff with golden wire; An upper vest, once Helen's rich attire, From Argos by the fam'd adultress brought, With golden flow'rs and winding foliage wrought, Her mother Leda's present, when she came To ruin Troy and set the world on flame; The scepter Priam's eldest daughter bore, Her orient necklace, and the crown she wore Of double texture, glorious to behold, One order set with gems, and one with gold.†   (source)
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