Hornblower, who was staring at the unconscious woman and mopping his face feverishly, spun around at the crash.
he snarled and so, rattled away down the road still mopping at his head and neck until he had fairly mopped himself out of sight.
When the child scatters her toys and playthings all over the room, the natural penalty is to require that they be gathered up and the room made tidy; when the boy scampers across the newly-cleaned floor with his muddy boots, he should be made to mop up the floor carefully; thus in a thousand similar ways, the parent may train the child to observe care and order in everything done.
By this time Ken had bared Dave's back, and with a handkerchief mopped away the blood.
The Corn-chandler was mopping violently at his face and neck down which ran, and to which clung, a foamy substance suspiciously like the froth of beer, and, as he mopped, his loud brassy voice shook and quavered with passion.
And so it seemed, indeed; for presently the worthy Mr. Buckhurst made his reappearance in quite a sad state, mopping his red face and swollen eyes most vigorously with a figured cotton handkerchief, and proclaiming, with as much intelligibility as the cold in his head and the peculiar circumstances of the case would admit of, that he'd "be dagg'd ef he hadd't raver be chucked idto two cadawls dad 'ave dat iddocedt baby beggid his pardod about de codfouded duckid!
The Irishman mopped his brow uncertainly. "
He mopped the back of his head tenderly with his handkerchief, and tried to smile cheerfully. "
When he did that I would tell him of times when he was a wee boy, and would come in from play with a dirty face; how his mother would order him to wash, and how he would painstakingly mop off just enough of his features to leave a dark ring abaft his cheeks, and above his eyes, and below his chin.
He groaned and, sinking into a chair, mopped his forehead ostentatiously.
He mopped them openly, making no secret of his distress which was too pathetic to be ludicrous.
He sat down and continued to mop his brow mechanically.
In the meantime no doubt you police gentlemen'll get more news about this last affair at Hull, and perhaps Miss Lennard'll find those references about the Frenchwoman, and maybe we shall mop things up bit by bit--for mopped up they'll have to be, or my name isn't what it is!
In order to obtain a more thorough knowledge of the Danes and their number, he disguised himself as a harper, or portable orchestra, and visited the Danish camp, where he was introduced to Guthrun and was invited to a banquet, where he told several new anecdotes, and spoke in such a humorous way that the army was sorry to see him go away, and still sorrier when, a few days later, armed cap-a-pie, he mopped up the greensward with his enemy and secured the best of terms from him.
said Grimes, beginning to mop at his neck harder than ever.
“This murder has kept me busy,” growled the other, frankly mopping his forehead.
Here the poor lady halted to mop her eyes elaborately, to the surprise and manifest scorn of a passing errand boy.
there was the owner of the third bed, deliberately mopping up the contents of the jug he had upset over the carpet, with--what do you think?
The laughing fit ended in sobs, and then tears flowed from her eyes, which she mopped convulsively with an already damp pocket-handkerchief.
Carbolic Acid, or any other that suggests itself), the swab is inserted into the prick, and the wound conveniently mopped clean.
Conspicuous among them was a large man with a fat, red neck which he was continually mopping at, and rubbing with a vivid bandanna handkerchief scarcely less red.
He was a short fat man, with an extremely red face and bulging eyes, which watered very much and apparently required to be constantly mopped with a handkerchief which he carried in his hand.
"I don't know nothin' about veterinarians and surgeons," growled Pap, still alternately mopping his bald head and shaking it contemptuously; "but I know that Millsaps ain't a-goin' to box up any dead bodies and send 'em to the medical colleges; and I know he made as pretty a job of doctoring old Spotty has ever I seen.