They might be whomsoever they pleased,'' replied Wamba; ``but my neck stands too straight upon my shoulders to have it twisted
for their sake.
I perceived that I was hungry, and prepared to clamber out of the hammock, which, very politely anticipating my intention, twisted
round and deposited me upon all-fours on the floor.
He turned and twisted
on his couch at the thought that the dark-skinned maiden was so near him.
All the rocks had the shapes of frightful beings and even the tree trunks were gnarled and twisted
THE cruiser Vanator careened through the tempest That she had not been dashed to the ground, or twisted
by the force of the elements into tangled wreckage, was due entirely to the caprice of Nature.
Vasili Andreevich jumped off, and in so doing dragged to one side the breechband on which his foot was resting, and twisted
round the pad to which he held as he dismounted.
The third day found them on the run-ways of the bushmen--narrow paths that compelled single file and that turned and twisted
with endless convolutions through the dense undergrowth.
up one leg, and with the foot (or hind-hand) made so savage an onslaught upon my abdomen as to threaten to disembowel me.
About his neck, from a cord of twisted
coconut sennit, hung an ivory-white necklace of wild-boar's tusks.
But these fingers were provocative only of physical pleasure so keen that he twisted
and writhed his whole body in acknowledgment.
His muscles were knots, and he was gnarled and knobby, twisted
out of beauty by excess of strength.
AN American Statesman who had twisted
the tail of the British Lion until his arms ached was at last rewarded by a sharp, rasping sound.
Not of alcoholics nor for alcoholics do I write, but for our youths, for those who possess no more than the adventure-stings and the genial predispositions, the social man-impulses, which are twisted
all awry by our barbarian civilisation which feeds them poison on all the corners.
Also she wore twisted
brooches and shining earrings in the form of flowers; and round her soft throat were lovely necklaces.
The girl in the tan jacket twisted
around to view the pilgrims on the last seat.