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  • I'd hamstring any one of my brothers who tried.†   (source)
  • Luma would have liked to practice corner kicks, penalty kicks, and free kicks, specific situations in which the Fugees needed improvement badly, but she was hamstrung by the failure of the YMCA to come through with those soccer goals.†   (source)
  • "Shall I gut and hamstring you?" he demanded, almost prancing with a terrible, bloody glee.†   (source)
  • Hamstrung, the old old man foundered to his knees, as did his suppliant images, his congregation of terrified selves one week, one month, two years, twenty, fifty, seventy, ninety years from now!†   (source)
  • Stretch your hamstrings, like so.†   (source)
  • Hamstrings.†   (source)
  • They were stripped, hamstrung at ankles and wrists, turned over to women in Complex.†   (source)
  • The verbeeg fighting Drizzt was down on one knee now, the drow having deftly sliced out one of its hamstrings.†   (source)
  • They were big and savage enough to hamstring a horse or drag down a full-grown cow.†   (source)
  • Contrary to one more tenet of the wolf myth, I never saw a wolf attempt to hamstring a deer.†   (source)
  • I felt crippled, hamstrung by the situation, but she was obviously on her way out of the orbit of my own existence with its absurdly unrequited love.†   (source)
  • Bleys sprang over two steps and hamstrung the man before him, casting him downward.†   (source)
  • Turn around before I rip out one of your hamstrings.†   (source)
  • I felt a tinge of pain in my hamstring and automatically bent my knee.†   (source)
  • Even the hamstring pain was bearable now.†   (source)
  • My hamstrings would often tear, but we were not allowed to stop.†   (source)
  • The pain in my hamstrings increased and so did my frustration.†   (source)
  • Fear, doubt, and hate have hamstrung more people than beasts ever have.†   (source)
  • One of the Vances was hamstrung by Black Walder as he was wrestling with Ser Harys Haigh.†   (source)
  • Calf, hamstring, ankle ...even giants fall if you slice their feet off.†   (source)
  • Never mind the cramp snaking up my hamstrings and thighs: I've got amazing gossip to spread.†   (source)
  • You hit them and you think them dead, turn your back and they hamstring you.†   (source)
  • They were fighting six feet from Dany's box when the Spotted Cat hamstrung him.†   (source)
  • His quadriceps and hamstrings fluttered, and his legs would have given way if he were free to move.†   (source)
  • I'm not sure my hamstrings or my psyche could take it.†   (source)
  • Shutting the door of the upstairs bathroom, she found the jar of Icy Hot in the closet, pulled down her Nuala Puma warm-up pants, twisted around to see herself in the mirror, and started rubbing the balm all over her back and hamstrings.†   (source)
  • I tried to remember the pain of my torn hamstrings during my Beijing Opera Movement classes back in China.†   (source)
  • My torn hamstrings from Teacher Gao's exercises were continually painful and I'd injured my back during the acrobatics classes too.†   (source)
  • Every time I did it I would feel nothing but pain in my hamstrings and I couldn't find the right leg muscles to get me up again.†   (source)
  • But by now I had a swollen right knee, a cricked neck, an injured left hamstring and the derision of my Chinese colleagues to cope with.†   (source)
  • All the hopping up and down stairs, the pirouetting in the candlelight, the torn hamstrings and the painful injuries of the past twelve years—it all felt worthwhile that night.†   (source)
  • Then Saphira said,If he wishes to rip out your throat, then cut his hamstrings and make sure that he cannot do it again.†   (source)
  • Roran was injured several more times himself: a cut on the upper part of his right calf, which would have hamstrung him if it had been a little bit higher; another cut on the thigh of the same leg, where a sword had slipped under the edge of his hauberk; a nasty scrape on his neck, where he hit himself with his own shield; a stab wound on the inner part of his right leg that fortunately missed the major arteries; and more bruises than he could count.†   (source)
  • Wulfgar couldn't view the flight of the wild dwarf, but he could approximate Bruenor's position, or at least where the dwarf had just been, as ogre after ogre doubled over in surprised agony, clutching a knee, hamstring, or groin.†   (source)
  • This was even harder for Eragon; he ended up bowed like a hunchback, with his arms hanging uselessly by his head while his hamstrings twinged and burned.†   (source)
  • Not about to argue with good fortune, the elf scrambled out behind his next victim and, before its companions still in the tunnel could shout a call of warning, drove one of the knives deep into the giant's thigh, severing the hamstring.†   (source)
  • Eragon lashed out with Zar'roc as the dragon's flank flashed by, and he felt the blade sink into the creature's hamstring before his momentum carried him past.†   (source)
  • out, or else they were crawling along the roads on hands and knees, because they had been hamstrung.†   (source)
  • The hamstrung imbeciles of Jumieges had floated down the Seine.†   (source)
  • They could and did harass and hamstring them with conflicting regulations about the operation of their business, the wages they must pay their servants, what they should say in public and private utterances and what they should write in newspapers.†   (source)
  • They were hamstringing mankind.†   (source)
  • It is sometimes the custom when fast to a whale more than commonly powerful and alert, to seek to hamstring him, as it were, by sundering or maiming his gigantic tail-tendon.†   (source)
  • The Jester, making up by agility the want of strength, and little noticed by the men-at-arms, who were busied in their more important object, hovered on the skirts of the fight, and effectually checked the fatal career of the Blue Knight, by hamstringing his horse with a stroke of his sword.†   (source)
  • But if we do, I swear I shall hamstring their horses' legs and toss the riders from their car; the chariot I'll break to pieces: not in ten long years will their concussions from that lightning stroke be healed.†   (source)
  • Hamstring'd behind, unhappy Gyges died; Then Phalaris is added to his side.†   (source)
  • But Palmus from behind receives his wound; Hamstring'd he falls, and grovels on the ground: His crest and armor, from his body torn, Thy shoulders, Lausus, and thy head adorn.†   (source)
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