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«Before he left, Aunt William pressed a sovereign into his hand guiltily, as if it were conscience money. He, on his side, took it as though it were a doctor's fee, and both ignored the transaction.»
«A girl told me my lips looked like somebody had pressed strawberry yogurt against my face.»
«And the king said to Absalom, Nay, my son, let us not all now go, lest we be chargeable unto thee. And he pressed him: howbeit he would not go, but blessed him.»
«And it came to pass, when she pressed him daily with her words, and urged him, so that his soul was vexed unto death; / That he told her all his heart, and said unto her, There hath not come a razor upon mine head; for I have been a Nazarite unto God from my mother's womb: if I be shaven, then my strength will go from me, and I shall become weak, and be like any other man.»
«And they said, Stand back. And they said again, This one fellow came in to sojourn, and he will needs be a judge: now will we deal worse with thee, than with them. And they pressed sore upon the man, even Lot, and came near to break the door.»
«And when Silas and Timotheus were come from Macedonia, Paul was pressed in the spirit, and testified to the Jews that Jesus was Christ.»
«And it came to pass, that, as the people pressed upon him to hear the word of God, he stood by the lake of Gennesaret, / And saw two ships standing by the lake: but the fishermen were gone out of them, and were washing their nets.»
«And the chief butler told his dream to Joseph, and said to him, In my dream, behold, a vine was before me; / And in the vine were three branches: and it was as though it budded, and her blossoms shot forth; and the clusters thereof brought forth ripe grapes: / And Pharaoh's cup was in my hand: and I took the grapes, and pressed them into Pharaoh's cup, and I gave the cup into Pharaoh's hand.»
«A woman's heart must be of such a size and no larger, else it must be pressed small, like Chinese feet; her happiness is to be made as cakes are, by a fixed receipt.»
«A volunteer is worth twenty pressed men»