The woman clasped the boy in her arms and pulled his head to her shoulder, weeping.
The woman clasped Firesong's hand first, followed by the man.
A woman rushed to the Priest-Militant and clasped his stained boots.
The woman clasped the frozen package to her neck.
When he spoke these last words, a thrill of amazement went through every one; the poor woman clasped her hands, and said, "O Lord!"
The two women clasped hands awkwardly, then hugged in a fashion unfamiliar to either of them.
A buoyant young woman shot from the airlock and clasped Kira in a bear hug.
Close by, a woman stifled a cry and clasped her hand to her mouth.
Later, during a break, the woman clasped her hands and bowed her head, to all appearances praying.
She held the image, as tightly as a drowning woman would clasp a lifevest.