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It took its rise out of the tittle-tattle and tale- bearing which had been the cause of Johnson's beating, and from the noise we heard, and from the sight of the bruised men next day, it was patent that half the forecastle had soundly drubbed the other half.
My reason dictated that the beating Thomas Mugridge had received was an ill thing, and yet for the life of me I could not prevent my soul joying in it.
The older sheikhs, indeed, stood out for the unmeasurable beatings of the old days--the sharper the punishment, they argued, the surer the title; but here the hand of modern progress was against them, and they contented themselves with telling tales of Ben the first Governor, whom they called the Father of Waterwheels, and of that heroic age when men, horses, and hounds were worth following.
After telling the tale of the beatings, it recommended all the beaten to institute criminal proceedings against their Governor, and, as soon as might be, to rise against English oppression and tyranny.
He will come up the river and will give tongue about the beatings.
The beating that had gone before was as nothing compared with the beating he now received.
Obedience, rigid, undeviating obedience, was what was exacted of him; and in return he escaped beatings and his existence was tolerated.
Top seed Ivan Nedelko cruised into the semifinal by beating his Austrian counterpart beat Peter Goldsteiner 6-2, 6-1 while Russian Kristian Lozan struggled hard to defeat Alexander Lebedyn of Ukraine 7-5, 6-3 and Shalva Dzhanashia of Russia outpaced Spain's David Perez 6-2, 6-3.
In the Boys Singles Under-14 event Hamza Roman moved into the Final by beating Hasham Khan which will be his second Final of the tournament.
ISLAMABAD -- Top seed Aqeel Khan, Ahmed Chaudhry, Heera Ashiq, Barkat ullah, Muzammil Murtaza, Shahzad Khan, Aman Atiq and Mohammad Abid moved into the quarterfinals by beating their respective opponents in the First Chairman POF Board National Ranking Tennis Championships 2016 here at Ordinance Club, Wah Cannt on Wednesday.
In the under-11s Mac Rangers hit eleven without reply in beating Mac Warriors, whilst HJC 96 beat Stanfield 5-2 and Crosby Stuart beat Northfield 2-1.
ST Aidans C progressed to the semi-finals of the Sunderland and District League's Team Handicap after beating Thompson Insurance B 5-4.
1 : to hit or strike again and again <beat a drum> <waves beating the shore>
Dubai: Mallika Bhatia won the Western Union-India Club UAE Open Badminton under-12 girls' singles title, beating Oeindrilla Das 21-3, 21-13.
Coed-y-Mwstwr are celebrating after beating Grove 4-1 and they are now looking forward to meeting Parc, while in one of the most fascinating early matches Newport overcame Vale of Glamorgan 3-2.