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Blacks would hold about 13 percent of the seats and Latinos 17 percent.The Unbearable Whiteness of Congress|Dean Obeidallah|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Tomorrow they should hold placards of the cartoons Charlie Hebdo had printed.Ayaan Hirsi Ali: Our Duty Is to Keep Charlie Hebdo Alive|Ayaan Hirsi Ali|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Yeah, the “Giant man-puppy” that is Gronkowski won't hold a sexual candle to the blue-eyed dreamboat.‘A Gronking to Remember’ Speed Read: 8 Naughtiest Bits|Emily Shire|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But how much they have regained or how durable their hold is remains unclear.Pentagon Doesn’t Know How Many People It’s Killed in the ISIS War|Nancy A. Youssef|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But that would now have to be put on hold because he had been shot in the Bronx.Shot Down During the NYPD Slowdown|Michael Daly|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Most of the men leaped up, caught hold of spears or knives, and rushed out.The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne
He was too drowsy to hold the thought more than a moment in his mind, much less to reflect upon it.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
First a shower of shells dropping all along the lower ridges and out over the surface of the Bay.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
One adorable smile she gave him, and before he could advance to hold the door for her, she had opened it and passed out.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
Not being sufficiently numerous to hold out the town as well as the Alamo, they retreated into the latter.