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a United States youth subculture of the 1950s

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Calling Adolph Myers into the school yard he began to beat him with his fists.
The first beat of the hammer on the bell awoke me from my dreams.
We may imagine Governor Shirley and General Pepperell riding slowly along the line, while the drummers beat strange old tunes, like psalm-tunes, and all the officers and soldiers put on their most warlike looks.
Here they encamped upon the ice among stiffened willows, where they were obliged to beat down and clear away the snow to procure pasturage for their horses.
Kala Nag-which means Black Snake-and Nazim were two of the biggest elephants in the lines, and one of their duties was to administer the graver punishment, since no man can beat an elephant properly.
They beat the water vigorously with quick, downward strokes, forcing him to the surface.
I always tried my best to beat Strickland, because he was a player who despised the opponent he vanquished; his exultation in victory made defeat more difficult to bear.
Denisov did not take his eyes off her and beat time with his saber in a way that clearly indicated that if he was not dancing it was because he would not and not because he could not.
If the redskins have won," he said, "they will beat the tom-tom; it is always their sign of victory.
If you try anything like that again, I'll beat cheh to death.
Grey Beaver continued to beat, White Fang continued to snarl.
Mother will beat me, sir, if I go back without the medicine.
His Mother followed in the crowd and violently beat her breast in sorrow, whereupon the young man said, "I wish to say something to my Mother in her ear.
Matthew had declared to her his conviction that she "would beat the whole Island.
Go on, beat it," was the answer, "or I'll pull you sure.