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In another moment he had beaten off the Hyena-swine with the handle of his whip, and he and Montgomery were keeping away the excited carnivorous Beast People, and particularly M'ling, from the still quivering body.
The driver of the cart slashed his whip at my brother, who ran round behind the cart.
My brother, with the cabman's whip marks red across his face and hands, scrambled into the chaise and took the reins from her.
reiterated Crimsworth; and to complete his apostrophe, he cracked the whip straight over my head.
As the man entered they looked furtively at the bull whip which trailed from his right hand, and then glanced fearfully at one another as though questioning which was the malefactor on this occasion.
Number One wished to have her for his very own; nor would it be a difficult matter, so fragile was she, to gather her up in those great, brute arms and carry her deep into the jungle far out of hearing of the bull-whip man and the cold, frowning one who was continually measuring and weighing Number One and his companions, the while he scrutinized them with those strange, glittering eyes that frightened one even more than the cruel lash of the bull whip.
That was why Sheldon did not have to do it, for when he had counted one, Astoa reached out his hand and took the whip.
which you please) must be attributed to the whip, which was garnished with a massive horse's head of plated metal.
The young woman stepped into the cab; the doors shut with a bang; Jerry's whip cracked in the air; the crowd in the gutter scattered, and the fine hansom dashed away 'crosstown.
He sang an ancient song of Killisnook and brandished his whip like a baton.
The lazy brutes, I'll show them," he cried, preparing to lash out at them with the whip.
Winkle pulled at the bridle of the tall horse till he was black in the face; and having at length succeeded in stopping him, dismounted, handed the whip to Mr.
and he picked up the whip, preparing himself with relish to flog the little mare.
One often sees them, at the tables in the Castle grounds, using their whips or canes to illustrate some new sword trick which they have heard about; and between the duels, on the day whose history I have been writing, the swords were not always idle; every now and then we heard a succession of the keen hissing sounds which the sword makes when it is being put through its paces in the air, and this informed us that a student was practicing.
I have seen men and women beaten by whips and clubs and fists, and I have seen the rhinoceros-hide whips laid around the naked torsos of black boys so heartily that each stroke stripped away the skin in full circle.