O, let me think on Hastings, and be gone To Brecknock while my fearful head is on!
Brecknockshire, according to fable, is called after this king. (
I did not start at once, and he gave me a slap in the face with the back of his hand,--knocking me off an ox-yoke on which I was sitting, and sending me sprawling on the ground.
They are a mean, malicious, murdering tribe,--they are a supercilious, dogmatical, envious, suspicious company,--knocking down their fellow-creatures in the name of Virtue for their own gratification,--mere Mohawks, kept by family influence out of the lock-up.
The verdict was short and decisive:--"Knock out his brains!"
"It is not unpleasant, sir, from April to November, but the long nights, thick weather, and heavy winds knock off a good deal of the satisfaction for the rest of the year."
Yussuf Dakmar, smirking in anticipation of an easy victory, took the nearest tumbler and tossed off the contents in imitation of Jeremy's free and easy air; and the drug acted as swiftly as the famous "knock- out-drops" they used to administer in the New York Tenderloin.
my hands--the hammer's knock-- The nails--the tearing strength!"
I suppose none of you merchants can give me any idea when the next knockabout entertainment of this kind is likely to take place?"
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The whins on Knockattan.
Come on now, out of this, till we'll face to the races of Loughrea and of Knockbarron.
When they were not able to confute their Antagonist, they knock'd him down.
If a big boy bullies a smaller one and gets an unexpected knockdown blow, it is not necessary to have it all set forth in terms before they shake hands that "I, John, of the first part, to wit, the bully, do hereby agree, promise, and contract to refrain in future forevermore from bullying you, Jonathan, of the second part, to wit, the bullied."
Duncan (Captain), of Knockdunder, agent at Roseneath to the Duke of Buckingham.--Sir W. Scott, Heart of Midlothian (time, George II.).
Why theres the whole knot of us then, and there shall we knocke up the whole triplicitie of your nuptials.
You, I know, Lydia, were asleep, for I knocked at your door three times before you heard me, yet, although I am at a loss to conceive who gave the information of our intended attack to General Washington, it is certain we were betrayed; for, on arriving near his encampment, we found his cannon mounted, his troops under arms, and at every point so perfectly prepared to receive us, that we were compelled, like fools, to make a retrograde movement, without inflicting on our enemy any manner of injury whatever.'"
I suppose I was sorry to see they felt so bad, (and they hadn't meant that I should,) because it gave the finishing stroke to my conviction; and after I was in bed, I grew sorrier still; and if I cried, 't wasn't on account of myself, but I saw how Lurindy 'd always feel self-accused, though she hadn't ought to, whenever she looked at me, and how all her life she'd feel my scarred face like a weight on her happiness, and think I owed it to John, and how intolerable such an obligation, though it was only a fancied one, would be; and I saw, too, that it all came from my not going up-stairs that first time when Stephen knocked,--because if I had gone, I should have been there when the doctor came, and Lurindy 'd have gone to have taken care of John herself, and it would have been her face that was ruined instead of mine; and though it was a great deal better that it should be mine, still she'd have been easier in her mind;--and so thinking and worrying, I fell asleep.
Knockee Ah Fung on him head and comee down here, lo.
I'M THE KNOCK-'EM-DOWN CLUB, AND HE'S THE TARGET COMPANY."
"You wait till the infernal revenue people get that name," I said, "it'll knock'em out."
The rack was crooked and quailed--the house was old and dingy--the very knocker on the door frowned grimly at the wayfarer who paused before it.
Bromstead had almost doubted in size again long before the railway came; there was hardly any thatch left in the High Street, but instead were houses with handsome brass-knockered front doors and several windows, and shops with shop-fronts all of square glass panes, and the place was lighted publicly now by oil lamps--previously only one flickering lamp outside each of the coaching inns had broken the nocturnal darkness.
"Pray do not be alarmed, my lady," "At almost any time I am glad to see you, but just at present--" he raised his voice to drown the din of the knocker--"just at present your appearance, I fear, is a trifle indiscreet.
And so base-ball clubs were organized, and the Long Heels challenged the Short Heels, and the leading journals published cards of defiance from the Knockers to the Hitters, together with labored editorials on the same.
Genoa or Lisbon: wherefore should we venture Our lives to catch the wind, or to gett knockes And nothing else.
"Who art thou, who knockest so loudly.
One knocketh at the door.
The air Was heavily laden with the odour rare Of deep, wind-shaken fir trees, breathing sweet, As through the wood, the maids, with silent feet, Went treading needled sward, in light and shade, Now bright, now dim, like flow'rs that gleam and fade, And ever bloom and ever pass away ... Upon a fairy hillock Garry lay In sunshine fast asleep: his head was bare, And the wind rippling through his golden hair Laid out the seven locks that were his pride, Which one by one the maids securely tied To tether-pins, while Garry, breathing deep, Moaned low, and moved about in troubled sleep Then to a thicket all the maidens crept, And raised the Call of Warning ... Garry leapt From dreams that boded ill, with sudden fear That a fierce band of foemen had come near-- The seven fetters of his golden hair He wrenched off as he leapt, and so laid bare A shredded scalp of ruddy wounds that bled With bitter agony ... The maidens fled With laughter through the wood, and climb'd the path Of steep Knockfarrel.
The Fians of Knockfarrel.--This story belongs to the Ossianic or Fian cycle of Gaelic tales in prose and verse.
Knock!--He knows the sinner's cry.
"'Deed an' I specks I kin, Marse Frank; dis chile is able to stan' a heap o' knockin' 'round on 'casion.
Ascertaining that the house they sought was only a short distance off, they repaired thither, and knocking at the door, a small wicket, protected by a grating, was open within it, and a sharp female voice inquired their business.
The big sores seemed such small matters beside the vast overshadowing doubt, Shall we come out of this alive?--doubt never to be openly admitted by him, but always knocking, knocking---- "You can't see your own face," the Colonel persisted.
On that night, the fishermen hear at midnight mysterious knockings at their doors.
Lettsom.--Sheridan's verse.--Longing for a telegraph.--A ghost CHAPTER III AUGUST 24, 1811--DECEMBER 1, 1811 Benjamin West.--George III.--Morse begins his studies.--Introduced to West.--Enthusiasms.--Smuggling and lotteries.--English appreciation of art.--Copley.--Friendliness of West.--Elgin marbles.--Cries of London.-- Custom in knocking.--Witnesses balloon ascension.--Crowds.--Vauxhall Gardens.--St.
Many among the multitude announced her as the famous Kitty Cut-dash, and nodded knowingly as she passed them; but the greater number detected in the beautiful charioteer, the equally famous Albina Countess Knocklofty, the female chief of that great oligarchical family, the Proudforts--a family on which the church rained mitres, the state coronets, and the people--curses.
He crossed Slieve Gua Knockmaeldown and over the Suir and arrived on the following morning at the place where Patrick was.
Rosses is a little sea-dividing, sandy plain, covered with short grass, like a green tablecloth, and lying in the foam midway between the round cairn-headed Knocknarea and "Ben Bulben, famous for hawks": But for Benbulben and Knocknarea Many a poor sailor'd be cast away, as the rhyme goes.
Here goes for a knockout blow at math!"
He had seen knockouts before in the ring, but this was the first time he had ever effected one on his own account, and Adair looked unpleasantly corpselike.
James Macdonald, of Knockow, Kingsburgh's brother, whom we had seen at Kingsburgh, was there.
A LETTER-BOX SAVES MANY KNOCKS.
Why, with this hammer I knockt out his braines.
The next surprise for Jeannie Deans was the appearance of Reuben Butler, who had been appointed by the Duke of Argyle to the kirk of Knocktarlitie, at Roseneath; and within a reasonable time after the new minister had been comfortably settled in his living, the banns were called, and long wooing of Reuben and Jeannie was ended by their union in the holy bands of matrimony.
AIKWOOD (Ringan), the forester of sir Arthur Wardour, of Knockwinnock Castle.--Sir W. Scott, The Antiquary.
4 shot.--Man clawed by a tiger.--Knocked its eye out with a sickle.--Same tiger subsequently shot in same place.--Tigers easily killed.--Instances.--Effect of shells on tiger and buffalo.--Best weapon and bullets for tiger.--Poisoning tigers denounced.--Natives prone to exaggerate in giving news of tiger.--Anecdote.--Beating for tiger.--Line of elephants.--Padding dead game.--Line of seventy-six elephants.--Captain of the hunt.--Flags for signals in the line.