As he approached the stream, his heart began to thump he summoned up, however, all his resolution, gave his horse half a score of kicks
in the ribs, and attempted to dash briskly across the bridge; but instead of starting forward, the perverse old animal made a lateral movement, and ran broadside against the fence.
While he was in the act of doing so, I watched my chance, and gave him a heavy kick
close under the ribs.
My father was a Southern gentleman, and he could pull down and bite and kick
into rags every horse he came across.
growled Captain Armand Jacot, "before I kick
At the critical moment, the leader of an army acts like one who has climbed up a height and then kicks
away the ladder behind him.
They fell to work and belabored each other with might and main; kicks
and cuffs and dry blows were as well bestowed as they were well merited, until, having fought to their hearts' content, and been drubbed into a familiar acquaintance with each other's prowess and good qualities, they ended the fight by becoming firmer friends than they could have been rendered by a year's peaceable companionship.
It was a difficult matter to use force with Jacob, for he wore heavy nailed boots; and if his pitchfork had been mastered, he would have resorted without hesitation to kicks
Fight which you will - us or the enemy you'll never lie in that cot again, and there's more glory and maybe less kicks
from fightin' the enemy.
down the wall of the Achaeans as easily as a child who playing on the sea-shore has built a house of sand and then kicks
it down again and destroys it--even so did you, O Apollo, shed toil and trouble upon the Argives, filling them with panic and confusion.
A man can give up when he’s wrong, if you don’t crowd him too hard; but you crowd a man, and he gets to be like a stubborn ox—the more you beat, the worse he kicks
I rushed towards it and pulled at the handle, but it was quite secure, and did not give in the least to my kicks
The fault of Anne is that she begs your pardon when she hears you perfectly, and kicks
the chair-legs with her feet.