I carried my pistol in my hand, my whip thrust with the hatchets in the sling of my arm.
Then putting my whip in my teeth, I stooped for a stone, and with that threat drove the creature away.
The huntsman stood halfway up the knoll holding up his whip and the gentlefolk rode up to him at a footpace; the hounds that were far off on the horizon turned away from the hare, and the whips, but not the gentlefolk, also moved away.
asked Nicholas, riding a hundred paces toward the whip who had sighted the hare.
Now, Topsy," said Miss Ophelia, "if you'll confess all about it, I won't whip you this time.
Now, tell me if you took anything, and I shan't whip you.
Again and again he urged them for the door, but each time they turned away, and to escape the whip beat and tore at the wall of the palisade in a vain effort to batter it from their pathway.
The noise of the monsters upon the opposite side of the palisade had now assumed the dimensions of pandemonium, and through it all the Chinaman heard the constant crack that was the sharp voice of the bull whip.
He threw down the whip
, bent forward and picked up from the bottom of the cart a long, thick shaft, he took hold of one end with both hands and with an effort brandished it over the mare.
But Mercedes interfered, crying, "Oh, Hal, you mustn't," as she caught hold of the whip
and wrenched it from him.
And pound he did, on the nose with the butt of the whip
, and jab he did, with the iron fork to the ribs.
Be you President or vagabond, to cabby you are only a Fare, he takes you up, cracks his whip
, joggles your vertebrae and sets you down.