He paused long enough to blowdown a speaking-tube and put a quick question.
Sergeant, hitting himself an amazed blowon the chest with the pincers, "me?
If you had but seen Sir Benjamin, poor, dear, good creature--he did soblow and pant!
Reaching the wall he scaled it lightly, paused to sweep off his hat and to blow a kiss towards his sister's window, then dropped into the lane; followed it a little way and, turning aside into the fields set off at a smart pace.
The wind continued to blow as though it meant never to stop.
Mrs. Neifkins, too, came up to expectations in her peach-blow satin.
She sat up suddenly and struck her breast as though the blow might somehow stop the pain there, and asked herself fiercely: "Must I live forever with this heartache?
No one present could dream from his manner that he had that day received a shock, the violence of which could best be likened to a well-planted blow in the pit of the stomach.
Unmoved by the blow he had dealt her, he continued: "You went to that dance against my wishes.
The sheep woman had not met Mrs. Toomey since the day when the final blow had been given to her faith in human nature.
He stepped to the washstand to blow out the candle, but before he did so he gave a final rapid survey of his work.
Money's only to blow after you've got enough to eat.
Oh, yes--the wind was beginning to blow from a new direction, undoubtedly.
And I aim to blowthe top of your head off ef you try it," Bowers said, breathing heavily.
Mrs. Myron Neifkins, too, if report could be believed, was to be gowned in peach-blow satin worked in French knots.
Hurry up and blow out your lights so I can git to my readin'.
Though superior in strength to the greatest part of animals, they yet never attack them; and if attacked by others, they either disdain them as foes, and fly out of their way, or give a fatal blow with their heels.
Pontopiddan asserts that those sheep which live in perfect liberty always sleep on that side of the island from whence the wind will blow the next day, and this is constantly attended to by the mariners.
But for such men as these, a blast of wind through the chinks and crannies of this old world, or the flapping of a conqueror's banner, wouldblow it out forever.
And the little girls adorn themselves with chains and curls of dandelions; pull out the yellow leaves to see if the schoolboy loves them, and blow the down from the leafless stalk, to find out if their mothers want them at home.
Ever and anon they sweep over the earth, and blow themselves out soon, and then there is quiet for a season, and the atmosphere of Truth seems more serene.
Now bring the lips together gently, until they are in contact at all points and there are no places at which air can escape; remove from the flame, and blow slowly and very cautiously until the joint is expanded as shown in b, Fig.
In adjusting the flame, care should be taken not to blow so hard as to produce a ragged and noisy cone of fire.
One of these extensions is now broken off by means of a sharpblow with the edge of a file or other piece of metal, and the edges of the broken glass are rounded in the flame.
In the case of a very small tube, it is sufficient to melt the end without previous sealing, rotate it in the flame until enough glass has collected, remove from the flame and blow while keeping the tube in rotation.
When such joints are made it is desirable to blow them as thin as possible, and to avoid the junction of unlike glasses in any complex joint, such as an internal seal.
In order to blow bulbs large enough to make a useful condenser, it will be convenient to employ the multiple-jet blowpipe described on page 4.
This defeat was a severe blow to Cornwallis, for it deprived him of the best part of his light troops, which were specially necessary for his march through a wooded and thinly populated country where much foraging had to be done.
This was a seriousblow to the government, and was the first occasion on which a minister had been defeated on a money-bill since the revolution.
His alliance with Chatham made it certain that he could not retain the chancellorship, yet he would not resign it, because he could inflict a harder blow on the ministry as a member of it than he could when out of office.
About the same time England dealt Spain a heavy blow on the other side of the world.
Some of them, and especially the New England colonies, already had a substantial grievance in the heavyblow dealt to their prosperity by the repression of their contraband trade.
Fresh plans were made for descents on Ireland and Scotland in concert with a French expedition; but the hopes of the United Irishmen received a further blow in the death of Hoche.
His system of personal government through ministers supported by his influence in parliament received its death-blow from the ill-success of the American war.
When they had rested them, and taken breath, they both fell to it again; and Mr. Great-heart with a blow fetched the giant down to the ground.
Were it not that I hope that thou mayest do me more service, I would strike thee now at one blow to the ground.
With this blow he also broke his helmet, and with the next he cut off an arm.
And, with that, he struck me another deadly blow on the breast, and beat me down backwards; so I lay at his feet as dead as before.
I shall blow a tempest that these men may not land on my coast.
But I paddle up to the rock and touch it with the tip of my paddle-blade, and, no matter which way I want to go, the wind will blow free for me, if I wait a little while.
Your life from this day shall be for the good of man, for when the fisherman's sails are idle and his lodge is leagues away you shall fill those sails and blow his craft free, in whatever direction he desires.
Fair the fight be reckoned; As king, the first blow belongs to thee, Mind thou, mine's the second.
So saying, be severed at one fell blow The gold shield of Helge which hung on a bough.
The knowledge of such a sentence was a dreadful blow to Mrs. Warburton.
Guard that,' he cried, dealing his adversary a blow that would have floored an ox.
There, having for a short time inhaled the mephitic vapour, he felt as if he had received a sudden blow on the head, and sank down insensible.
Sometimes it is only a venticello, sometimes a temporale, sometimes an orogano terribile, but it is always sufficient to blow away the mosquitoes and the bandits.
Blow after blow he struck until he had levelled it with the street.
A blow or two of Curdie's mattock drove the shattered lock clean from it, and telling Lina to wait there till he came back, and let no one in, he walked out into the silent street, and drew the door to behind them.
With the first blow Curdie struck him through the brain and the brute fell dead at his feet.
He felt where the lock was, and dealt it a tremendous blow with his mattock.
Meantime Curdie had, with a second sharp blow from the hammer of his mattock, disabled the cook, so that he yielded the spit with a groan.
But, instead of answering, Curdie went up to the bump on the street which had repeated itself on the baker's head, and turning the hammer end of his mattock, struck it such a blow that it flew wide in pieces.
What was the reason the blow was given to the gunner?
And William Moore lay sick a great while before this blow was given, and the doctor said when he visited him, that this blow was not the cause of his death.
It was the deadliest blow ever dealt the mighty commerce of Spain during those centuries when her ruthless grasp was squeezing the New World of its riches.
They are our friends,' and with that I went off the deck, and I understood afterwards the blow was given, but how I cannot tell.
The constant concussions had caused the gear of the derrick to stretch, and every blow from the sea caused it to swing and buckle to an alarming degree.
Someone rushed in at Temple, who met him savagely with a short, chopping blow to his jaw.
He parried Temple's quick blow with his left hand, crossing his own right fist to Temple's face and almost ending the fight as quickly as it had started.
It is a great blow that Letitia's health will not allow her to stay through these months.
Anyhow, it went all to bits with the first blow of the chisel.