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In the title story, a teacher pries apart a slow-dancing couple, only to confront how he let the love of his life slip away.
And it pries the door to progress on the peace front a little wider.
Th' wolf springs at his prey, an' with wan terrific lunch pries him open.Mr. Dooley Says|Finley Dunne
Alone among living creatures, man has the thirst for knowledge; he alone pries into the mysteries of things.The Life of the Fly|J. Henri Fabre
Pries, although enjoying a high reputation in the city, had long been in a bad way.
Another set of frauds, which resembled those of Pries in principle, although not in practice, were soon afterwards discovered.
The humorists of the woods have it that the cookee pries up the sun when he jacks the big pot out of the bean-hole.King Spruce, A Novel|Holman Day