Shall I tell you some of the stories that this good old sailor told me when he had to stay at home, because he had broken his hip?
The sound of carriage wheels kept stopping suddenly; carriage doors were noisily shut again, and people began entering in small groups, taking their stand before the ticket bureau and climbing the double flight of stairs at the end of the hall, up which the women loitered with swaying hips.
Dillon slapped his hip, and settled into his place.
Their legs were screwed into putties and breeches incredibly tight round the knees, which expanded rapidly higher up, and hung round their hips in voluminous folds.
The Dutchman's Cap, Broken Jerusalem, The Dead Man's Chest, Rum Island, and so forth, mark a time and a race more prosaic, but still more terrible, though not one whit more wicked and brutal, than the Spanish Conquistadores, whose descendants, in the seventeenth century, they smote hip and thigh with great destruction.
They exchanged but a few words, when the former drew a Bowie knife and stabbed the latter in the abdomen fronting the left hip to the depth of several inches; also inflicted several other dangerous wounds, of which Massengale died immediately.--Randal is yet at large, not having been apprehended."
The load of Douglass entered the left hip of Dr. Howell, and a buckshot from the gun of the latter struck a negro girl, 13 or 14 years of age, just below the pit of the stomach.
The Americans in the river, held their rifles and ammunition-belts high, and wriggled their hips against the butting force of the stream.
Her dyed hair was disarranged, and her dark eyes stared glassily before her; but even in this half-drugged state she bore herself with the lithe carriage of a dancer, swinging her hips lazily and pointing the toes of her high-heeled slippers.
Lightly she touched the hard substance that surrounded her hip bone. "
He moved one hand through the air as though he were stroking her hip. "
This second bullet was a Remington slug that shattered his hip.
She scooted her hips forward, cupping both hands around her bourbon carefully as if she were settling in for a serious talk.
That explains the way he rolls his hips as he walks.
Having said which, he stood looking at nothing in particular, with his one hand resting lightly upon his hip.
He was clad in long sea-boots which reached the hips, blue overalls, and dark woolen shirt.
Redden cheeks and lips, whiten hands and shoulders, polish nails, pencil eyebrows, squeeze in the waist, pad out the hips--swallow, at the last, that little tablet which you slip from the jewelled case at your wrist.
He saw her from behind, noted her swelling hips, her outstretched arms, while down on the floor, on the same level as her feet, the prompter's head--an old man's head with a humble, honest face--stood on the edge of the stage, looking as though it had been severed from the body.
She sighed again and moved her hips closer.
As the figure matured the hips developed, and it was this development which formed the waist.
She had strongly marked hips, which filled her drawers out roundly, while with swelling bosom she still continued bowing and smiling her delicate little smile.
The wisest aunt, telling the saddest tale, Sometime for three-foot stool mistaketh me; Then slip I from her bum, down topples she, And 'tailor' cries, and falls into a cough; And then the whole quire hold their hips and laugh, And waxen in their mirth, and neeze, and swear A merrier hour was never wasted there.
He had seated himself at the side, leaving free the hip on which his revolver was resting.
In April, 1876, Mrs. Jordan fell and badly fractured her hip.
Especially true to the American type, as compared in statues with the familiar Greek, the head of the "White Captive" is large; but that it is too large, or in excess of the least of a thousand female heads that have been gathered around it since it was first exposed to the public scrutiny, we have failed to discover in repeated and careful examinations; and we are constrained to commend such as may be exercised on that point to the critical flippancies of the jaunty gentlemen who find the hips at once too broad and too narrow, the bosom too full and too young, the arms too meagre and too stout.
O, I know thee now, thou art he that eats up all the hips and haws; we could not have one piece of fat bacon for thee all this year.
We were catching a large number of beavers and were prospering finely, when one of our oxen, having become rather poor, slipped and fell upon the ice, dislocating his hip, so that we had to shoot him to end his misery.
Nana was so white and plump and looked so natural in a part demanding wide hips and a voluptuous mouth that she straightway won the whole house.
Speak we of other things--as thus, wherefore didst keep our lives in jeopardy to bring away the wallet that cumbereth thy hip?"
So we have his votes; and as to his Conservatism, let him conserve hips and haws if he chooses, like a 'pothecary.
Then Jerrold carried him on his back with his hands clasped under Colin's soft hips.
A trifling fall, for instance, may cause a broken hip (popularly so called, though really a fracture of the neck of the femur), from the shock of which, and the subsequent pain and exhaustion, an aged person may die in a few weeks.