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    the arms of the howling?

    I was close beside her now, treading water and had caught the arms of the howling Mary.

    I don't know why does sentence mean in red.

    (Source: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader by C S Lewis)
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    Re: the arms of the howling?

    Quote Originally Posted by Polyester View Post
    I was close beside her now, treading water and had caught the arms of the howling Mary.

    I don't know why does sentence mean in red.

    I don't know what the sentence in red means.
    Please tell us the source and author of your quoted sentence.

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    Re: the arms of the howling?

    The author is C.S Lewis.
    The book is The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
    Please help.

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    Re: the arms of the howling?

    '...I had grasped the arms of Mary, who was howling.'

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    #5

    Re: the arms of the howling?

    Can I use "with" here?

    '...I had grasped the arms with Mary, who was howling.'

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    Re: the arms of the howling?

    No.

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    Re: the arms of the howling?

    Quote Originally Posted by Polyester View Post
    The author is C.S Lewis.
    The book is The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
    Please help.
    Not A Teacher

    I think your copy of the Voyage of the Dawn Treader is wrong, in mine it is Eustace that is rescued from the water.

    It makes it easier to look up the context of a phrase if you used the correct quote from a book.
    Last edited by Mrfatso; 29-Mar-2015 at 08:54.

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