with much boyish gratification) buckled
on a kind of cutlass under his black cloak.
I stooped and lifted the sword from the ground, raised the hilt to my lips, and then, stepping to Hor Vastus, I buckled
the weapon upon him with my own hands.
So Robin took his sword again and buckled
it at his side; then he bent his stout back and took the Friar upon it.
He demanded compensation for some fancied injury, would hear nothing of the valuable dog he had killed or the window he had broken, obliged Grubb by sheer physical obduracy to straighten his buckled
front wheel, and pestered the struggling firm with a series of inhumanly worded solicitor's letters.
Rostov, his eyes avoiding Denisov, began buttoning his coat, buckled
on his saber, and put on his cap.
All the balance of that long day Carthoris crawled erratically through the still air, the bow of the flier sinking lower and lower, and the list to port becoming more and more alarming, until at last, near dark, he was floating almost bowdown, his harness buckled
to a heavy deck ring to keep him from being precipitated to the ground below.
And if I once buckled
to the tobacco trade, I could bring an amount of brains and experience to bear on it that would not be found elsewhere in a hurry.
Then, having tied the wooden creature securely, the boy buckled
the strap and tossed his prisoner into the buggy.
Then he led her a little farther into the forest, halted beneath a large tree with spreading branches, buckled
a cartridge belt and revolver about her waist, and assisted her to clamber into the lower branches.
Around his waist he buckled
the saber belt but beneath the tunic he retained the hunting knife of his dead father.
The far end of it, all buckled
up, rested against the back of the Admiralty.
By eight o'clock he was at his desk, buckled
down to the fight, by ten o'clock on his personal round of the banks, and after that, without a moment's cessation, till nightfall, he was handling the knotty tangles of industry, finance, and human nature that crowded upon him.