Young Noaks and Hogson pounced down at once upon the practice ball, and began kicking it about with great energy, shouting at the top of their voices, and evidently wishing to make an impression on the spectators before the game began.
It dropped in exactly the right place, and Jack Vance, by some happy fluke, kicked it just as it touched the ground.
Therewith he laughed, and strove to kick it with feeble footbut staggered instead, and, loosing his axe, stretched wide his long arms and fell, face downward.
She always gave a big pail of milkbut if she was in bad humor, she would quite likely kick it over, just as the pail was full.
At the whistle-blast the Rustlers kicked it offa beautiful, long, arching curve.
It lay on earth, the rabbis say, forty days before the breath of life was put into it, and the devil came and kicked it; and it sounded hollow, as England is doing now; but that did not prevent the breath of life coming in good time, nor will it in England's case.' Lancelot looked at him with a puzzled face.
Suddenly he ran distractedly at an armchair and kicked it.
She was not aware that the horse's attempt to run away had been inspired by Racey surreptitiously and severely kicking it on the fetlock.
Luke, fish out the knife you wear under yore left armpit, lay it on the floor and kick it into the corner.
He talked mystically about things being "resurrectioned," contended that the Solomon Spalding theory had been exploded, and quoting one of the elders, said that Mormonism began in a hamlet and got to a village, from a village to a town, thence to a city, thence to a territory, and that if it got "just another kick it would as sure as fate be kicked into a great and mighty nation."
On one side all the windows are continually shuttered, so as to prevent the mischievous action of stones, and in front the door is railed in closely so as to frustrate the efforts of those who might be inclined to kick it.
Now the first, I pierced somewhere in the throat, and it fell backward; but the second, though I thrust it through, caught my blade with a bunch of its tentacles, and was like to have snatched it from me; but that I kicked it in the face, and at that, being, I believe, more astonished than hurt, it loosed my sword, and immediately fell away out of sight.
Putting himself in the position of a swimmer, the sailor began pawing at the snow and kicking it with his feet.
He kicks it under the table.) FUSSIE: Be careful.
'He treated the whole round world as his football,' they said indignantly, 'and he kicked it.'
Then I saw there was no great wound anywhere upon me; but only an utter bruising; and I found upon my right leg that there was a sharp and hairy claw clipt about it; but the armour had saved me from harm of the horrid thing; so that I did but kick it free with my left foot, and thence into the fire-hole.
sipa: A game played with a hollow ball of plaited bamboo or rattan, by boys standing in a circle, who by kicking it with their heels endeavor to keep it from striking the ground.
It was so poor that he didn't even bother to pick it up, but only kicked it out of the way.
Of course if they had been Englishmen they would have simply kicked it down, and got out without more ado, but the French aren't strong enough for that.
Bang goes the harmless mortar, burning the British nation's powder without leave or licence; and all the rocks and woods catch up the echo, and kick it from cliff to cliff, playing at football with it till its breath is beaten out; a rolling fire of old muskets and bird-pieces crackles along the shore, and in five minutes a poor lad has blown a ramrod through his hand.
A small stone is put into the first subdivision, and the player, standing on one foot, kicks it into each in turn.
If it goes out of bounds he is allowed to kick it back, so long as the other foot does not reach the ground.
Why, we had you running on the track there, so you would get your lungs filled out and be able to run with the ball as well as kick it.
Kick it for all you're worth."
And I should like to tell of the arduous training on the football field and in the gymnasium, by means of which Joel increased his sphere of usefulness on the Eleven, and learned to run with the ball as well as kick it, so proving the truth of an assertion made by Stephen Remsen, who had said, "With such long legs as those, March, you should be as fine a runner as you are a kicker.
They must get it past the Varsity down to the end of the field, where they can either put it down over the line or kick it over that cross-piece there.
He felt a lump growing in his throat, and to keep down the tears that for some reason were creeping into his eyes, he let drive at a ball that came bumping toward him and kicked it so hard that Selkirk had to chase it half down the field.
He could just keep awake long enough to light his student lamp; then he dropped on his divan, and buried his head in a red-white-and-blue cushion his best Lakerim girl had embroidered for him in a fearful and wonderful manner, and was soon dozing away into a dreamland where the whole world was one great football, and he was kicking it along the Milky Way, scoring a touch-down every fifty years.
She needed but to kick it where she would.
Up with your heels, and kick it off at any price!
He rode up to a shuttered window and kicked it with his heel.
The solid chimneys, with windows in them, are precisely those described by Urquhart in his delightful "Pillars of Hercules"; so are the gardens, divided into clean separate cells by tall hedges of cane; so is the game of ball played by the boys in the street, under the self-same Moorish name of arri; so is the mode of making butter, by tying up the cream in a goat-skin and kicking it till the butter comes.
As soon as he reached the water his hind feet were seen tearing into the nest, kicking it to pieces; then he let it go and struck out for the shore, the nest floating in rags down-stream.
But once he waited on the brink of some unfathomable crevasse, and then we all three cowered together and peeped down; the sides were green and smooth and sinister, like a crack in the sea, but so close together that one could not have fallen out of sight; yet when Bob loosened a lump of ice and kicked it in we heard it clattering from wall to wall in prolonged diminuendo before the faint splash just reached our ears.
At a public meeting in Philadelphia, Mr. Blair threw the treaty to the crowd, and advised them to kick it to hell.
He had drawn a pistol from the front of his soutane, but I kicked it out of his hand, and again I fell with my knees upon his chest.
As they reached the front shop a fiery-faced old gentleman bounced in at the street door, stumbling over an umbrella that stood in a dark corner, and kicking it three yards away.
He kicked it shut again at once, but I had seen insidenot that it was interesting at the moment.
He knocked the cigarette case out of my hand and kicked it across the room.
But suppose, Crawley, while I am working, this George Fielding were to come home with money in both pockets?" "He would kick it all down in a moment.
One was so heavy that I brought it home by kicking it down the mountain.
if it were alive, that I might tread upon it, or crush it, or pummel it, or kick it, or spit it outfor it sticks in my throat and will choak me.
To kick the ball, and keep on kicking it in front of his companions, was the ambition of each man; and so long as he could get a kick at it that caused it to fly from the ground like a cannon-shot, little regard was had by any one to the direction in which it was propelled.
He quietly pushed the ball before him for a few yards, then kicked it far over the boy's head, and followed it up like an antelope.
"It's an ill wind that blows no good," cried one of the crew, towards whose foot the ball rolled, as he quietly kicked it into the centre of the mass of men.
'You had better open this gate,' said Caldigate, 'or I shall kick it open.'
"If you have been beaten on a rickety, double-construed platform, kick it to pieces, and lay one broad and strong, on which men can stand."
bareheaded yet in splendid uniform, riding quietly through the crowd in a brilliantly mounted group that included Irby and Kincaid, while everybody told everybody, with admiring laughter, how the old Virginian, dining at the St. Charles Hotel, had sallied into the street cheering, whooping, and weeping, thrown his beautiful cap into the air, jumped on it as it fell, and kicked it before him up to one corner and down again to the other.
It will not break, like a bubble, at a touch; nay, you may kick it about all day, like a football, and it will be round and full at evening.
Kick it over!
he growled; and stumbled over a dog, kicked it howling into a corner.
She seized the Wig too soon for him to recover it, and kicking it down Stairs, threw herself into an opposite Room, pulling the Door after her with a Force, that you would have thought the Hinges would have given Way.
He thought this would have satisfied his tormentor for one day; but Barker was in a mischievous mood, so he again came up to Eric, and calling out, "Who'll have a game at football?" again snatched the cap, and gave it a kick; Eric tried to recover it, but every time he came up Barker gave it a fresh kick, and finally kicked it into a puddle.
The relief was general when the "decent body," engaged to help for the day, opened the door with a very black hand, kicked it still further back with a gaping shoe, and finally entered the room bearing a large tray.
He kicked it aside.
On his way he passed the tin cup, which he had forgotten to pick up, but now he merely kicked it out of the way.
At the close of the first session of the last day, I threw a football to my enemies, who, not suspecting my trick, rushed off, kicking it down the street, and when they returned in the afternoon to take vengeance upon me for my unprecedented rule over them, I was in the "hub of the universe."
Not getting clear of the objectionable load in this way he tried to kick it off, and thus really got his foot in it, making matters worse instead of better.
For an instant, he hesitates; then "Yes," he says, smiling still, though his face has whitened, and a wrathy red light has come into his deep eyes; "in the pre-Huntley era, I laid my heart at her feetby-the-way, I must have been in petticoats at the timeand she kicked it away, as she had, no doubt, doneothers.
The difficulty that he was now urging me to knock down was one of pace, and I am afraid that in all my stage life subsequently I never quite succeeded in kicking it or walking over its prostrate body!
"No, I want to kick it then," she said.