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A theory if you hold it hard enough And long enough gets rated as a creed....
What I am, and what I think, is conveyed to you, in spite of my efforts to hold it back.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
(...) doll That is alive and bigger than the child Who tries to hold it.
Nearby words for hold it
hold a candle to, not
hold a grudge
hold a gun to someone's head
hold all the aces
hold at bay
hold no brief for
hold on to
hold on to your hat
hold one's breath
hold one's end up
hold one's fire
hold one's head high
hold one's horses
hold one's liquor
hold one's own
hold one's peace
hold one's temper
hold one's tongue
hold one's water
hold onto your hat
hold out on
hold someone by the nuts
hold someone's coat
hold someone's feet to the fire
hold still for
hold sway over