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1693 examples of dodges in sentences

You know I'm not lazy, so it ain't that I'm trying to dodge work.

You can dodge up the sides when they go by.

No, sir-ee!they coulden't fool the old man on that ancient dodge.

In the midst of these conditions the fighting airman shoots, dodges, pursues, and dives, intent only on one thing, the destruction of his enemy, while the observer photographs, marks his map with every gun-emplacement, railway station, dump of food or ammunition, unconcerned by the flying shells or the strange dives and swoops of the machine.

The brakeman became president of a great railroad, but when he has to go across the continent in his special car, he dodges Kansas, and goes across by the northern or southern route.

From nearly every outstanding man outside that little inner world of political shams and dodges, who has given any attention to the question, comes, on the other hand, support for this reform.

Relapsing, or Rรผckfall fever, as the Germans call it, was one of the common dodges used by them to deceive the ingenuous British doctor.

For Nazoro was a Wanyamwezi from Lake Tanganyika and disdained any of Ali's dodges to conciliate me.

A Mr. Dodge, of Georgetown, a wealthy old gentleman, originally from New England, missed three or four slaves from his family, and a small steamboat, of which he was the proprietor, was readily obtained.

Thirty-five men, including a son or two of old Dodge, and several of those whose slaves were missing, volunteered to man her; and they set out about Sunday noon, armed to the teeth with guns, pistols, bowie-knives, &c., and well provided with brandy and other liquors.

Young Francis Dodge, of Georgetown, would not sign, though my life had depended upon it.

He was searched most narrowly and carefully, so I've come to the conclusion that he carried some of his subtle poison in his mouththe hollow tooth dodge, no doubt.

" "I am informed that a 2oz. glove is an evasion by which they dodge the law, and make it difficult for the police to interfere.

We had to dodge the Reverend Stephen.

Knowing their dodges, you will soon become clever at finding them.

He would have a bad time in the sea, but for a dodge he has learnt.

It is another dodge, of course, to escape from enemies.

They have all sorts of dodges to help them live in such places.

Such dodges have been done before, I know, when a man's silence has to be bought for money.

That short mass on wheels moves like a billiard-ball, rolls with the rolling of the ship, plunges with the pitching goes, comes, stops, seems to meditate, starts on its course again, shoots like an arrow from one end of the vessel to the other, whirls around, slips away, dodges, rears, bangs, crashes, kills, exterminates.

My companion was a witty little man with half the languages of Europe on his tongue, and a knowledge of all the tricks and dodges of all the criminal fraternity at his finger-ends.

[Footnote 4: scheme, artifice, deceitful contrivance; in modern slang, dodge.]

Many are the quaint dodges and tricks of the hiders and seekers in the sea.

They have a way of hiding under weeds and rocks, being very clever at "hide-and-seek," and knowing all the dodges.

She was not born to make moneyespecially by dodges and false politeness, out of idle, empty-noddled boarders.

" "So it's just for entertainment that you dodge about over the stopping-places and keep changing them?"

But as long as I stay here I'm going to stop this talk about trickery and low-down dodges.

The brightness of[General start of dismay repeated; the BLACKBIRD again dodges behind the fagots.

Wear their blinders big and strong, Dodge each happy sight; Like to keep their faces long; Think the day is night.

There is generally some wary old veteran, who has won his spurs, or laurels, or belt, or whatever you choose to call it, in many a hard fought and well contested tussle for the championship of his little world; he is 'up to every dodge,' and knows every feint and guard, every wile and tactic of the wrestling ground.

The Hindoo system of wrestling is the perfection of science and skill; mere dead weight of course will always tell in a close grip, but the catches, the holds, the twists and dodges that are practised, allow for the fullest development of cultivated skill, as against mere brute force.

A twist, or grip, or dodge, is known as a paench.

Every dodge that he was master of did the Brahmin bring into play.

It's robbery, sir, I say, all these out-of-the-way cheap dodges, which arn't in the pharmacopoeia, half of them; it's unprofessional, sirquackery.

" "Why, then, my good friend?" "Agents are always in league with farmers, or guardians, or builders, or drain-tile makers, or attorneys, or bankers, or somebody; and either you'll be told that the work don't need doing; or have a job brewed out of it, to get off a lot of unsaleable drain-tiles, or cracked soil-pans; or to get farm ditches dug, and perhaps the highway rates saved building culverts, and fifty dodges beside.

And I'll tell you more," said Tom, warming, "of all diabolical dodges for preventing the parsons from seeing who they are, or what human beings are, or what their work in the world is, or anything else, the neatest is that celibacy of the clergy.

I've tried it twice, and I should be sorry to try it again; though it's a very easy dodge.

"He don' know enough t' dodge a brick!

"If Cady dodges, it ain't any business of mine.

In every part of a run it is the same; the otter dodges up stream and down, lands for a moment, returns to his holt; but his adversaries are always with him, and as one sees their steady work the impression becomes stronger and stronger that for the real sport of otter-hunting there is nothing as good as the pure-bred Otterhound.

Sometimes a parcel of his friends,he never was at college, hasn't any chums, and has educated himself by all manner of out-of-the-way dodges,sometimes these friends, odd specimens, old music-masters, rambling artists, seedy tutors, fencers, boxers, hunters, clowns, all light down together, and then the neighborhood rings with this precious covey: the rest of the year, may-be, he don't see an individual.

The writer on the frontier, who fills up a kind of elegant leisure by composition, not only pleases himself, which is a thing nobody can deprive him of, but dodges the coarser amusements of bowling, whist, and other resorts for time-killing.

For a few days he steers wild; in this ill-balanced course his lone horn strikes every tree on this side as he dodges from that side.

he-e-e!how he laughs when he recurs to those days of the long, long ago, with their miserable little swindles, no better than farthing candles, (allowable rhyme,) and their puny dodges devised for flagellating LUCIFER round a stump.

He left secretly, in the night, for by now he had grown fanciful and he dared to hope that he could dodge his Nemesis.

Not only is our medicine feeble and fragmentary, but our educational science is the poorest miscellany of aphorisms and dodges.

Come on, old man, we can dodge in and out among these rocks.

'We'll dodge them yet if we can reach it.'

But the next was too close to dodge.

"Now, some of my dodges," he said with a sudden change of voice, turning towards Lewisham, his eyes smiling over his glasses and an emphatic hand patting the table-cloth; "some of my dodges are damned ingenious, you knowdamned ingeniousand well worth double the money they bring medouble.

"Now, some of my dodges," he said with a sudden change of voice, turning towards Lewisham, his eyes smiling over his glasses and an emphatic hand patting the table-cloth; "some of my dodges are damned ingenious, you knowdamned ingeniousand well worth double the money they bring medouble.

While it is true that outsiders sometimes become possessed by these dodges of official secrets, it is not less true that Cabinet Ministers are often curiously in the dark about great and even startling events.

and Esteban would dodge under the table or hide in the provision-closet while the cook sallied forth with a seraphic countenance to meet the recent arrival.

"So you'll hand over the stock-books to the lawyer, will you, without a leaf missing, or an erasure, or an item marked off as sold that never was sold, or any little dodges of that kind, eh, Mr. Tulliver?" "Of course," answered the shopman, looking defiantly at the questioner, who was leaning across the counter with folded arms, staring at Luke Tulliver with an ironical grin upon his countenance.

He would try new dodges, uncalled-for, unproved, They were "going great guns," when he suddenly found That, to make himself Champion (and get himself loved By the river-side "Bungs" and their large clientรจle), He mustset a new stroke in the midst of a spin A policy plainly predestined to fail, And one, we must own, scarce deserving to win.

Edited by William Dodge Lewis & Edgar A. Singer.

Edited by William Dodge Lewis & Edgar A. Singer.

Edited by Thomas Kite Brown & William Dodge Lewis.

Thomas K. Brown, Jr. (E of Thomas Kite Brown); Jessie Louise Lewis (E of William Dodge Lewis); Philip Cameron Herr (E of William Dodge Lewis); 17Jan64; R330509.

Thomas K. Brown, Jr. (E of Thomas Kite Brown); Jessie Louise Lewis (E of William Dodge Lewis); Philip Cameron Herr (E of William Dodge Lewis); 17Jan64; R330509.

Dodge Lewis, Henry Seidel Canby & Thomas Kite Brown, Jr. NM: revisions & additions, by Thomas Kite Brown,

Author of renewable matter: William Dodge Lewis.

SEE Dodge, Mary Mapes. Spanish.

Pre-primer by William Dodge Lewis & Ethel Maltby Gehres.

LEWIS, WARREN K. Principles of chemical engineering. SEE Walker, William H. LEWIS, WILLIAM DODGE.

SEE Luhan, Mabel Ganson Dodge.


Illustrated by Richard Dodge.

Mary Mapes Dodge: lolly girl.

I heard the good lady, when more than ninety years old, just before her death, talk the matter over; and her kindly, intelligent countenance smiled all over, as she recounted how she had contrived to dodge the police, and avoid being a witness in the case.

It is a South American dodge.

Abercromby (I., 454) is another writer who believes that sham capture is not a survival of real capture, but merely a result of the innate general desire on the part of the men to display couragea view which dodges the one thing that calls for an explanationthe resistance of the women.

<b>BEAUX, CECILIA.</b> Mary Smith prize at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, 1885, 1887, 1891, 1892; gold medal, Philadelphia Art Club, 1893; Dodge prize, National Academy of Design, 1893; bronze medal, Carnegie Institute, 1896; first-class gold medal, $1,500, Carnegie Institute, 1899; Temple gold medal, Pennsylvania Academy, 1900; gold medal, Paris Exposition, 1900; gold medal, (?) 1901.

<b>BROWNE, MATILDA.</b> Honorable mention at Chicago, 1893; Dodge prize at National Academy of Design, 1899; Hallgarten prize, 1901.

The Dodge prize was awarded to a picture called "The Last Load," and the Hallgarten prize to "Repose," a moonlight scene with cattle.

"The strangest thing is to see the way in which, after parading this supposed 'artful dodge,' which, I assure you, gentle reader, was all a perfect novelty to my consciousness,Mr. Newman goes on to say, that the author of the 'Eclipse' has altered the order of his sentences to suit a purpose.

[Footnote 5: As he puts "artful dodge" into quotation marks, his readers will almost inevitably believe that this vulgar language is mine.

So far as concerns the provinces of Mindoro and Palawan, and the great island of Mindanao, he dodges the issue, alleging the unimportance of Mindoro and Palawan, and claiming that "Mohammedan Mindanao" presents a problem by itself.

"What an audacious little monkey you are; you know all sorts of dodges," said Eric.

"I've looked on at plenty of your dodges, sucking up to Aunt Charlotte to get taken out with her; but when it comes to playing spiteful tricks on my sister I will speak out.

You simply want to dodge when she leads with the right, take your full ten seconds on the floor, and come back with your left cheek turned toward her, though, of course, you'll yank it back out of reach just before she lands on it.

All sorts of dodges have been used to get cheap woman labour, but, so far, the victory has been almost completely on the side of medical women.

In his prison cell Banker sat, lay down, or walked about, cursing his fate and wondering what was meant by the last dodge of that rascal Raminez.

When I pulled out for home, I felt mighty good for myselfnot exactly looking for trouble, but not a-going to dodge it any, either.

Your cautious folk are all the time falling down wells because their eyes are up in the air, keeping tabs so that they can dodge shooting stars.

"Here," says Gibbs, "I found Lieutenant Dodge, an old acquaintance, and a number of other persons with whom I had sailed.

The men learned speedily to dodge shells, and I remember hearing one man say that he dodged a bullet.

He always dodges the subject, somehow.

The dodges and devices of authors are well-nigh infinite and quite beyond conjecture, and it is, of course, possible that Lord Chesterfield kept copies of these letters, which bear upon their faces evidence of care and elaboration.

Then Greer's name was mentioned, and Brown, and New Orleans; and it was talked over that night at Markham's with ominous mystery, and one wouldn't wonder if Bart had not gone to Jefferson, at allthat was a dodge; and another said that at Painesville he stopped and went west to Cleveland; or to Fairport, and took a steamer; and Greer went off about the same time.

Perhaps the neatest of his dodges was made when the French revolutionist Volney asked him for a general letter of introduction to the American people.

" I shook him well, from side to side, To stimulate his brain; "You've got some newer dodge," I cried, "And that you must explain."

Some devil broke loose in him, and looking through his eyes an instant, disappeared, like a maniac who looks through the bars of his cell, and dodges from the eye of his keeper.

Since our feet touched the soil of Wisconsin, our ears had been filled with the praises of the country, and especially the counties of Dodge and Fond du Lac.

By the time we had spent several days at Delavan, and were ready to move on toward Iowa, this clamor had become so decided in its tone, that, as a result of the consultation, it was decided that two or three of us should go up through Dodge and Fond du Lac counties.

At times it chuckles at you in a musical undertone as you walk along its banks, and again it seems to warn you from trespassing on its preserves, scolding in a shrill falsetto as it dodges under the roots of a fallen tree, or dives among the lilypads, as if to hide from your sight.

Darning needles dodge in and out among the rushes in erratic flight, and a blackbird teeters up and down on a tulle stem while repeating over and over his pleasant "O-ko-lee.

"I reckon as he's that suspicious," he concluded, "I'd better play it out now as I've begun, only it's mighty hard I can't see you here before the fire in your fancy toggery, Flip, but must dodge in and out of the wet underbrush in these yer duds of yours that I picked up in the old place in the Gin and Ginger Woods.

It was easy for Strann to dodge the beast, and the great black body hurtled past him and struck heavily on the floor of the barn.

"To be struck down just when he was playing such tricks as them conjuring dodges, do seem uncommon awful," said he, after a time.