knockings


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knockings

In stone masonry, the smaller pieces knocked off in dressing stone.
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I don't read when I'm knocking around like this, having a good time.
We have been watching the storm, and there is some one knocking at the--" A tremendous battery with the knocker, followed by a sound, confused by the gale, as of a man shouting, interrupted her.
There might be some sense in your knocking,' the Footman went on without attending to her, `if we had the door between us.
It was a pale-faced man who rushed into the Greystoke library to announce that he had found Jack's door locked and had been able to obtain no response to his repeated knocking and calling other than a strange tapping and the sound of what might have been a body moving about upon the floor.
A sort of tempest arose on the 3rd of November, the squall knocking the vessel about with fury, and the waves running high.
One Evening in December as my Father, my Mother and myself, were arranged in social converse round our Fireside, we were on a sudden greatly astonished, by hearing a violent knocking on the outward door of our rustic Cot.
The maid heard someone standing at the house- door, knocking.
There were three distinct stages in the evolution of Annette Brougham's attitude towards the knocking in the room above.
The younger generation, conscious of strength and tumultuous, have done with knocking at the door; they have burst in and seated themselves in our seats.
And little Augustus Pelham said to me, 'It's the younger generation knocking at the door,' and I said to him, 'Oh, but the younger generation comes in without knocking, Mr.
Instead of knocking or ringing, he stood on the step and called out sharply, "Hie, hie, hie
Shortly before midnight, Granet, in his dressing-gown, stole softly across the passage and opened, without knocking, the door of a room opposite to him.