And before more than one of the grown dogs White Fang's snarl enabled him to beat an honourable retreat.
But when he had time to reflect, and saw what was in the lot, he began to beat his breast and lament over his choice, forgetting the proclamation of the prophet; for, instead of throwing the blame of his misfortune on himself, he accused chance and the gods, and everything rather than himself.
Each asserted his right to beat his own great copper drum.
With a wand he beats time slowly.
Barker beat his head with his clenched fist in his impotent anger.
Beat the whites to a stiff froth; add to the meat.
I am surrounded by difficulties, by... intrigues by... backstairs influence by...He raised his forefinger and beat the air oldly before his voice spoke.
Beat the yolks of 5 eggs with 1 cup of pulverized sugar and mix with the noodles.
He beat his hand upon his breast, confessing: mea culpa.
When he was drunk, he used to beat his wife and daughter; and the next morning, with a headache, he would rail at the world for its neglect of his genius, and abuse, with a good deal of cleverness, and sometimes with perfect reason, the fools, his brother painters.
The hypocrite was looking and listening with all his might in the direction of George's apartments, striding about the room, upsetting the chairs, beating the tattoo, biting his nails, and showing other signs of great inward emotion.
"The bartender says you beat down some twenty men in the brawl."
Then as it came toward morning, they began to beat eggs for breakfast, and the sound made me realize how horribly hungry I was.
“Father and mother were having a conversation, and suddenly father beat his fist on the table so that the whole room shook.”
So long as the law considers all these human beings, with beating hearts and living affections, only as so many things belonging to a master,—so long as the failure, or misfortune, or imprudence, or death of the kindest owner, may cause them any day to exchange a life of kind protection and indulgence for one of hopeless misery and toil,—so long it is impossible to make anything beautiful or desirable in the best regulated administration of slavery.
His wife uttered the most piteous cries, beat her face, and tore her hair.
There's no way Vasher beat Arsteel in a fair duel.
The young lady thought the actual moment had arrived, and that Dobbin's nervousness which now came on and was visible in many twitchings of his face, in his manner of beating the ground with his great feet, in the rapid buttoning and unbuttoning of his frock-coat, &c.--Miss Osborne, I say, thought that when he had given himself a little air, he would unbosom himself entirely, and prepared eagerly to listen.
beat his father if he opposes him?
I looked about for a stone to beat out his brains with, but none could I see.
"I always said it would come to this," the Baronet cried peevishly, and beating a tune with his clean-trimmed nails.
I remember, too, late that night, beating the bushes with my clenched fist until my knuckles were gashed and bleeding from the broken twigs.
He then suddenly grabbed at his side-pocket, opened his mouth in alarm, and beat his forehead with his hand.
He led us on Where the rock parted; here against my front Did beat his wings, then promis’d I should fare In safety on my way.
"If she can beat Tristram at seven pounds she's the best filly ever seen," said Ben.
Ilya Petrovitch here and beating the landlady!
He runs to the piano and takes his ashplant, beating his foot in tripudium.)
23:003:015 What mean ye that ye beat my people to pieces, and grind the faces of the poor?
At games of cards he was equally skilful; for though he would constantly lose money at the commencement of an evening, playing so carelessly and making such blunders, that newcomers were often inclined to think meanly of his talent; yet when roused to action and awakened to caution by repeated small losses, it was remarked that Crawley's play became quite different, and that he was pretty sure of beating his enemy thoroughly before the night was over.
Electric bells and speaking-tubes afforded communication with the lower stories; while on the mantel stood an electric clock, precisely like that in Mr. Fogg's bedchamber, both beating the same second at the same instant.
A well-educated,cultured gentleman and his wife beat their own child with a birch-rod,a girl of seven.
“We must beat the woods,” said the engineer, and rid the island of these wretches.
She gave a loud shriek, tore her hair, beat her bosom, and threw herself on the ground, crying out for her son, who she thought must have been murdered by the treacherous magician, against whose professions she had warned him to be cautious, till the sight of the transmuted gold had deceived her, as well as the unfortunate victim of his accursed arts.
So that the prophecy that the time will come when men will betaught of God, will learn war no more, will beat their swords intoplowshares and their spears into reaping-hooks, which means,translating it into our language, the fortresses, prisons,barracks, palaces, and churches will remain empty, and all thegibbets and guns and cannons will be left unused, is no longer adream, but the definite new form of life to which mankind isapproaching with ever-increasing rapidity.
The TAP elite revelled in gloating possession of the specialized knowledge necessary to beat the system.
"And the filly will beat Sir Robert's horse," said Picton.
He raised his hands over his head in a sort of mute despair, and then beat his palms together in a helpless way; finally he sat down on a chair, and putting his hands before his face, began to sob, with loud, dry sobs that seemed to come from the very racking of his heart.
Now eat away—you won’t get anything to beat dat ar.”
Add the whites beaten stiff and bake in small well-buttered cake-tins until done; then cover with a thin icing.
When it comes to beating the subjects in the dissecting-rooms with a stick, it is certainly taking rather a bizarre shape.”
The ghost of the Lady Holy, who beat her little boy to death, still walks there at night, trying to wash its ghostly hands clean in a ghostly basin.
And everyone thatheareth these sayings, and doeth them not, shall be likened unto afoolish man, who built his house upon the sand; and the raindescended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat uponthat house; and it fell: and great was the fall of it” (Matt.
“If the redskins have won,” he said, “they will beat the tom-tom; it is always their sign of victory.”
But I will tell thee plain, and that I say shall even be brought to pass: if I find thee again raving as now thou art, then may Odysseus' head no longer abide upon his shoulders, nor may I any more be called father of Telemachos, if I take thee not and strip from thee thy garments, thy mantle and tunic that cover thy nakedness, and for thyself send thee weeping to the fleet ships, and beat thee out of the assembly with shameful blows."
All that matters is whether it beats the alternatives.”
Professor Goodwin, beating vague arms shrivels, sinks, his live cape falling about the stool.
07:009:045 And Abimelech fought against the city all that day; and he took the city, and slew the people that was therein, and beat down the city, and sowed it with salt.
The blow, taking my breast and side, beat the breath quite out of my body.
He sits tinily on the pianostool and lifts and beats handless sticks of arms on the keyboard, nodding with damsel’s grace, his bowknot bobbing.)
And in a great circle of twenty miles round Port Burdock, men armed with guns and bludgeons were presently setting out in groups of three and four, with dogs, to beat the roads and fields.