It showed itself in loud acclamations upon every change of fortune, while all eyes were so riveted on the lists, that the spectators seemed as if they themselves had dealt and received the blows
which were there so freely bestowed.
For a time each blow
brought a yelp from him; but fear passed into terror, until finally his yelps were voiced in unbroken succession, unconnected with the rhythm of the punishment.
Wizard, I shall have you blow
a bubble around me; then I can float away home and see the country spread out beneath me as I travel.
Joe made an effort to get away, but Ponta got one hand free and Joe rushed back into a second clinch, to escape the blow
It was as if the devil was in him, for he sprang here and sprang there, now thrusting and now cutting, catching blows
on his shield, turning them with his blade, stooping under the swing of an axe, springing over the sweep of a sword, so swift and so erratic that the man who braced himself for a blow
at him might find him six paces off ere he could bring it down.
But the wind, as if satisfied at last with its mischievous pranks, stopped blowing this ocean and hurried away to another part of the world to blow
something else; so that the waves, not being joggled any more, began to quiet down and behave themselves.
If yer a gentleman, get up," quoth Patsy, his pale blue eyes aflame with wrath, his fist ready for a crushing blow
There is only one man for forty miles round that could have struck such a blow
as that, and he's the man that had most reason to.
A few minutes went by and then a wild wind started to blow
Molly, having endeavoured in vain to make a handsome retreat, faced about; and laying hold of ragged Bess, who advanced in the front of the enemy, she at one blow
felled her to the ground.
It impressed one with its sullen determination to blow
, and blow
harder, and keep on blowing.
Several minutes later he emerged with the missing couple--Bert bleeding from a blow
on the ear, but hilarious, and Mary rumpled and hysterical.