So we strapped the tent and other baggage, including a good supply of cooked meat, upon the beast’s back, and started.
A faint streak in the eastern sky was slowly widening, but elsewhere not a break in the clouds, and the continual drip, drip, of the rain, mingled with the subdued tones of the men's voices, as they adjusted bit and stirrup and strapped their supplies in blanket and holster.
A favorite FLETC pastime is to strap a passing Senator into the passenger seat beside a Driver & Marine trainer, hit a hundred miles an hour, then take it right into “the skid-pan,” a section of greased track where two tons of Detroit iron can whip and spin like a hockey puck.
In fine, both master and man remained under the delusion; and, down in the mouth, and out of luck, he of the Mirrors and his squire parted from Don Quixote and Sancho, he meaning to go look for some village where he could plaster and strap his ribs.
He told his mother countless stories every night about his school-companions: and what a fine fellow Lyons was, and what a sneak Sniffin was, and how Steel's father actually supplied the meat for the establishment, whereas Golding's mother came in a carriage to fetch him every Saturday, and how Neat had straps to his trowsers--might he have straps?--and how Bull Major was so strong (though only in Eutropius) that it was believed he could lick the Usher, Mr. Ward, himself.
I'm going to strap that man in the electric chair.
When this was quite settled and agreed upon, the leader called the runner, and strapped his second leg on to him.
Also we strapped our big hunting knives about our middles and armed ourselves with short spears that were made for the stabbing of game.
She strapped an empty holster around her waist and handed Frank a larger one for the dart gun.
“I suppose it is fashion that makes them strap our heads up with those horrid bits that I was tortured with in London,” said Ginger.
14 James HowardEarly one morning in December John had just led me into my box after my daily exercise, and was strapping my cloth on and James was coming in from the corn chamber with some oats, when the master came into the stable.
I perfectly recollected his having stopped for a moment to strap his baggage on his shoulder.