Heremembered afterwards clearly that he had been awfully anxious to makesure whether he had broken the old man’s skull, or simply stunnedhim with the pestle.
'It is in danger of splitting its skull against my knuckles.
Had it been dark, I daresay he would have tried to remedy the mistake by smashing Hareton's skull on the steps; but, we witnessed his salvation; and I was presently below with my precious charge pressed to my heart.
"So, so," said the gentleman to himself at this; "our worthy knight has shown of what sort he is; the curds, no doubt, have softened his skull and brought his brains to a head."
But in order to awaken soon again by not lying too soft he had taken a horse's skull which lay near and placed it under his head for a pillow.
However, it would send your skull flying well enough if you pressed the muzzle of it against your temple.
It is not my intention to be fulsome, but I confess that I covet your skull.”
I presume, sir,” said he at last, “that it was not merely for the purpose of examining my skull that you have done me the honour to call here last night and again today?”
“I presume, Doctor, that you could tell the skull of a negro from that of an Esquimau?”
He has been excavating a barrow at Long Down and has got a prehistoric skull which fills him with great joy.
If he would confine his energies to this all would be well, but there are rumours that he intends to prosecute Dr. Mortimer for opening a grave without the consent of the next of kin because he dug up the Neolithic skull in the barrow on Long Down.
He purchased the skull, and always has it before him on his table.
From one of the holes for the fishplate bolts there dangled a rotten cord, and on the sand beneath this improvised yet apparently effective gallows lay a human skull and bones, quite white and beautifully polished by the action of sun and wind.
07:009:053 And a certain woman cast a piece of a millstone upon Abimelech's head, and all to brake his skull.
The room was a low room, and once, when the child was not five years old, his father, who was tossing him wildly up in his arms, hit the poor little chap's skull so violently against the ceiling that he almost dropped the child, so terrified was he at the disaster.
"We must not be outdone by the king's daughter," said he, and he loaded his rifle and took so good an aim that he shot the horse's skull from under the runner's head without doing him any harm.
You think perhaps I carved my own skull or that I bought these bits of dragon tail from a shop?”
I believe it is well known in a constitutional country that Mr. Wopsle could not possibly have returned the skull, after moralizing over it, without dusting his fingers on a white napkin taken from his breast; but even that innocent and indispensable action did not pass without the comment, “Wai-ter!”
There is little doubt that the man who had swung a beetle and driven iron wedges into gnarled hickory logs could have cleft the skull of his antagonist, but he had no such intention.
To wait until the tao fills his skull With book lore were to see us in our graves And millions burden on thy native land.
Between these "horns," and crowning the creature's head, grinned a human skull, whose eyeless sockets were smeared round with a broad circle in dark crimson.
It would have been the ruin of a less experienced combatant, but Carhayes' kerrie, lowered just two inches, met that of his opponent with a sounding crash just in time to save his skull somewhere in the region of the ear.
Like lightning he aimed a blow at his assailant's head with his heavy kerrie--a blow which would have shattered the skull like an egg shell.
There have been others before him," designating the skulls which lay scattered about.
But it was even a greater excitement when, darting wildly over this mass of organic dust, he caught up a naked skull and addressed me in a quivering voice: "Harry, my boy--Harry--this is a human head!"
It’stoo realistic, as if somehow the dead kitten’s neural maps — stolen,no doubt, for some dubious uploading experiment — have ended uppadding out its plastic skull.
I saw their white skulls, their gleaming arm and leg bones, their hollow ribs.
You, therefore, did not design the skull, and no one else was present to do it.
“He could not have fractured his skull in a fall?”