You know--it IS rather staggering," said Gilbert, trying to gather his wits
But he was up again almost as soon as he had fallen, and right quickly retreated to his own ringside to gather his wits
and watch for an opening.
I shouted; and before the astonished yellow man whose misfortune it was to be at the fighting end of the line at that particular moment could gather his wits
together my sword had decapitated him, and I was rushing like a mad bull down upon those behind him.
He was not embarrassed, for his unconscious sang-froid was boundless; but as he became aware that this was the proud and beautiful Madame de Cintre, the loveliest woman in the world, the promised perfection, the proposed ideal, he made an instinctive movement to gather his wits
Before the officer could gather his wits
, he pulled out a list and began to read: `Cohen
Looking more like a tramp than a top copper, he has to quickly gather his wits
in a bid to solve the mystery death.
Clarke had to gather his wits
quickly to deny Byrne's attacking partner Glen Fitzpatrick soon after while Byrne had a header deflected just wide from a Crawley corner - one of several that troubled the Saints' defence.
This allowed the umpire time to gather his wits
and ultimately keep his job.
The corner man slaps his face and tells him to gather his wits