His talk of Epirote guards that would skin their own grandmothers was all billy-o.
After this, I skinned the tail, cut the leather into thongs, and twisted them into a whip with hard thick knots.
“Skin the stockings off Mr. Waldengarver,” said the owner of that property, “or you'll bust 'em.
In politics, every man must skin his own skunk.
His position was almost unbearable, and in order to carry out his preference which he secured as often as possible, and that was “to sit as near to the jury as convenient,” he took advantage of his discomfort and finally said to the Judge on the “bench”:“Your Honor, with your permission, I’ll sit up nearer to the gentlemen of the jury, for it hurts my legs less to rub my calves against the bench than it does to skin my shins.”
The heavy pole had skinned his poor nose.
Don't tell me, s'I; there wuz help, s'I; 'n' ther' wuz a plenty help, too, s'I; ther's ben a dozen a-helpin' that nigger, 'n' I lay I'd skin every last nigger on this place but I'd find out who done it, s'I; moreover, s'I--" "A dozen says you!--forty couldn't 'a' done everything that's been done.
Gabriel had skinned the dead lamb, and was tying the skin over the body of the live lamb, in the customary manner, whilst Bathsheba was holding open a little pen of four hurdles, into which the Mother and foisted lamb were driven, where they would remain till the old sheep conceived an affection for the young one.
Cinque la testa più...Mr Bloom and Stephen entered the cabman’s shelter, an unpretentious wooden structure, where, prior to then, he had rarely if ever been before, the former having previously whispered to the latter a few hints anent the keeper of it said to be the once famous Skin-the-Goat Fitzharris, the invincible, though he could not vouch for the actual facts which quite possibly there was not one vestige of truth in.
They waited in silence while he skinned the fox, then followed the brush a while, and at length turned off into the woods again.
Clean and skin the eels; let boil with salt, pepper and vinegar.
“Skin the colour of coca and hair like the sun,” he said and wrinkled his nose. “
The colonists went to the abandoned cave, and, while Neb was occupied in skinning the carcass, the others busied themselves with piling a great quantity of dry wood around the threshold.
Jim told me to chop off the snake's head and throw it away, and then skin the body and roast a piece of it.
Skin fine bananas and lay them whole in a baking-dish.
Hurrying to get out of the room, he banged his forehead against a hat-peg and gave himself a huge bump; then, suddenly stepping back, he skinned his arm on the screen, near the piano; he tried to lean on the piano, but the lid fell on his hands and crushed his fingers; he rushed out of the office like a madman, slipped on the staircase and came down the whole of the first flight on his back.