He vented his anger most frequently upon John, the sight of whose superb strength goaded the unhappy man into a frenzy, and John's forbearance was tried to the utmost, but there was a sweet patience growing in his soul which made it possible to endure in silence, however capricious or unreasonable the commands of his master might be, and Reginald, watching him critically, marvelled at the mysterious inner strength of his friend.
He can find it in the reports, and if he will patiently go through them he will discover that Sir Michael O'Dwyer and his officials goaded the people into frenzied furya fury which nobody, as I have already said, has condemned more than I have.
Now did their many pursuers shout amain, fierce and joyful, goading their horses to swifter pace what time Beltane frowned from them to Sir Fidelis, who stood, mailed hands tight-clasped, watching Beltane eager and great-eyed.
For the sin of thy soul has become the necessity of thy body, daily tormenting thee, without yielding thee any the least pleasurable sensation, but goading thee on by terror without hope.
But you, graybeard travellers in the Desert of Life, you are not to be deceived by the trickery of the elements; you know the moist mirage; you are not to be beguiled by it from your track; let the unwary dream dreams of bubbling wellsprings and pleasant shade, of palmy oases and tranquil repose; as for you, you must goad your camels and press onward for Jerusalem.
One day, however, he attempted to goad his unworthy rival into some admission, and received a response that was enough to settle his doubts.
We are in the school-room, the big bare school-room, that has seen us allthat is still seeing some of usunwillingly dragged, and painfully goaded up the steep slopes of book-learning.
It is not mere starvation which goads the Leicester weaver to madness.
His friends, to whom he appealed on the subject of his return, urged him to remain where he was, for the battle, they said, was by no means over, and his name was still like the red scarf of the matador that goads the bull to fury.
Her ceaseless cry was goading the brave little beast like a spur.
It showed that Burr's desire was, not to satisfy his honor, but to goad his adversary to the field.
" The reply of Lew Hervey was just sharp enough to goad the newcomerjust soft enough to stay on the windward side of an insult.
These men now came hurrying round the ridge, among the opener grass, and as we emerged from the heavy cover, they began goading the elephants behind and urging them to their most furious pace.
Advancing into a hostile country, among a people whom they knew to be reckless in courage and of a proud spirit, the generals and high officers were obsessed with the thought of peasant warfare, rifle-shots from windows, murders of soldiers billeted in farms, spies everywhere, and the peril of franc-tireurs, goading their troops on the march.
You needn't think you can come down here and run thingsyou" He followed this with an easy roll of oaths, intended to goad his victim into action.
Lady Bearwarden, grave and unusually silent, watched her husband with a sad, wistful air, that goaded Tom to madness.
The orthodox view more clearly and unshrinkingly avows, that Jesus deliberately goaded the wicked rulers into the deeper wickedness of murdering him; but on my friend's view, that Jesus was no sacrifice, but only a Model man, his death is an unrelieved calamity.
The Queen goads the high-minded Bourbon nigh unto madness, and at length breaks out into open insult.
Sir Julian's sword-prick had goaded Cantemir to an anger that was 'suaged neither by good old wine nor the council of the monk.
Almost at the same moment the ranchers saw the outlines of two horsemen riding from right to left, and goading the cattle to an injuriously high pace.
o'er the road like black storm clouds, While Zu the storm-bird onward fiercely goads The seven raven spirits of the air, And Nus-ku opens wide the fiery glare Of pent-up lightnings for fierce Gibil's hand, Who hurls them forth at Nergal's stern command, And Rimmon rides triumphant on the air,
This goaded Constance to a perfect fury, and she resolved upon extreme measures.
"No," returned Johnnie, goaded past endurance, "I'm going over to see if I can get them to refuse to take this one."
Across this stand, and within the enclosed space, were the roe-buck, fawns, and young wild boar goaded, while the King, the Dauphin, the Duc de Grammont, and the rest of the royal party, had their shots in succession, or, as it is technically termed, their "coup."
" If he were deliberately trying to goad Shorty to further profanity, the result should have satisfied him.