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They took cover inside a print works to the north east of Paris, where they held a member of staff as a hostage.
But my sources, my young women and their mother, heroically held firm.I Tried to Warn You About Sleazy Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein in 2003|Vicky Ward|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Christopher Nolan, Interstellar “My films are always held to a weirdly high standard,” Nolan told me.Oscars 2015: The Daily Beast’s Picks, From Scarlett Johansson to ‘Boyhood’|Marlow Stern|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
In a 2009 interview, Church apostle Dallin H. Oaks held that the Church “does not have a position” on that point.Your Husband Is Definitely Gay: TLC’s Painful Portrait of Mormonism|Samantha Allen|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
When companies do bad things they ought to be held accountable for them.Why Do ‘Progressives’ Want to Ban Uber and AirBnB?|Adam Thierer, Christopher Koopman|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He held it, but it was without pressure; without recognizance of the delight with which he once grasped it.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
The aged woman made no reply; her eyes still studied Ramona's face, and she still held her hand.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
Mr. Jones swung round a large iron key he held in his hand, and light dawned upon him.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
As Spain, however, has fallen from the high place she once held, her colonial system has also gone down.
Beside her was a box of bonbons, which she held out at intervals to Madame Ratignolle.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin