Jo was through the last wicket
and had missed the stroke, which failure ruffled her a good deal.
It was a sight to see the professionals bowling like demons for the hard cash, for whenever a stump was hit a pound was tossed to the bowler and another balanced in its stead, while one man took #3 with a ball that spreadeagled the wicket
Luffey retired a few paces behind the wicket
of the passive Podder, and applied the ball to his right eye for several seconds.
In two bounds he was at the Louvre; as he entered the wicket
of L'Echelle, ten o'clock struck.
Now, I am seldom out on a really grassy wicket
for such a meagre score, and as David and I changed places without a word, there was a cheery look on his face that I found very galling.
Then the Keeper of the Wicket
passed through and she followed, after which the door swung shut and locked itself with a sharp click.
Madam," said Saint Peter, rising and approaching the wicket
, "whence do you come?
Cuff, and down came the wicket
again on the child's hand.
He has walked to and fro, full half an hour by the Cathedral chimes, and it has closed in dark, before he becomes quite aware of a woman crouching on the ground near a wicket
gate in a corner.
I shall get outed quite soon enough, Bunny, but I'd rather be dropped by the hangman than throw my own wicket
Bumble, the beadle, striving to undo the wicket
of the garden-gate.
Mr Inspector had not moved, and had given no order; but, the satellite slipped his back against the wicket
, and laid his left arm along the top of it, and with his right hand turned the bull's-eye he had taken from his chief--in quite a casual manner--towards the stranger.