In the summer of 1903 a bunch of nine especially good rams visited a certain lick each day.
He was rubbed, doped, soiled, and anointed with its flesh, hair, and blood, and that night, as they sat by their camp fire, Skookum arose, stretched, yawned, walked around deliberately, put his nose in the lawyer's hand, gave it a lick, then lay down by his feet.
Then old Miss Sally would get a stick and make out she gwine kill us, but she wouldn't touch us a lick.
Why, he never studies a lick!
"Now, Toby, we must be putting in our best licks.
The Boy plunged forward, caught the blow as it descended, and flung the arm aside, wrenched the girl free, and as Joe came on again, looking as if he meant business, the Boy planted a sounding lick on his jaw.
"But why not, Aunt Kate?"--squirming as the puppy placed a long warm lick right below the knee.
If there be in these democratic days any musician who feels humiliated by the struggle for existence with its necessities for wire-pulling and log-rolling and sly advertisement, and by the difficulty of stemming the tide of public ignorance and indifference, let him remember that at least he is a free man, and need lick nobody's boots; and let him cast an eye upon the chronicles of shameful humiliation, childish deference, grovelling servility, and whimsical reward or punishment, favour, or neglect, that marked the "golden age" when musicians found patrons from whose conceit or ennui they might wheedle a most uncertain living.
it would have set them off at a run, for every shout from him meant a whip lick to follow.
Jack ain't got a lick uh sense.
I must keep my hands off him, I suppose, though to my mind he deserves his licking all the more."