Usage examples for holds

  1. Only the first holds out a day Beyond these latter loves that were Made of mere heat and air. – Poems & Ballads (First Series) by Algernon Charles Swinburne
  2. Ten years I held her as one holds a jewel- and, when she died, her death was but falling asleep in these fond arms-" Lovisa raised herself with a sharp cry, and wrung her hands together- " Ten years- ten years!" – Thelma by Marie Corelli