The masterly horsemanship of the Disinherited Knight, and the activity of the noble animal which he mounted, enabled him for a few minutes to keep at sword's point his three antagonists, turning and wheeling with the agility of a hawk upon the wing, keeping his enemies as far separate as he could, and rushing now against the one, now against the other, dealing sweeping blows
with his sword, without waiting to receive those which were aimed at him in return.
Impelled by the blows
that rained upon him, now from this side, now from that, White Fang swung back and forth like an erratic and jerky pendulum.
You blow the bubble, with me inside of it, and I'll be sure to get home in safety.
Wizard, please blow a big, fine bubble for Button-Bright to ride in, and I'll agree to send him home to his family as safe as safe can be.
Both men were clutching each other in a tense embrace; no blows were being struck at all.
Blows rained upon him, and it looked to her as though he were being beaten to death.
It is nothing, my fair lord," said Alleyne, who had now loosened his bassinet, which was cracked across by the Norman's blow.
The clang of blows, the cries of the stricken, the short, deep shout of the islanders, and the fierce whoops of the rovers, rose together in a deafening tumult, while the breath of the panting men went up in the wintry air like the smoke from a furnace.
Watson never struck a blow
, and strove only to escape.
Gibbs says about the nature of the blow
, sir; it is an incredible blow
Taking out two long, sharp knives, they struck two heavy blows
on the Marionette's back.
Next, old Echepole, the sowgelder, received a blow
in his forehead from our Amazonian heroine, and immediately fell to the ground.
Bert screamed, with every blow
she struck "Hey, old flannel-mouth
The instant the word was given, the two apparitions sprang forward and began to rain blows
down upon each other with such lightning rapidity that I could not quite tell whether I saw the swords or only flashes they made in the air; the rattling din of these blows
as they struck steel or paddings was something wonderfully stirring, and they were struck with such terrific force that I could not understand why the opposing sword was not beaten down under the assault.
Above our heads the explosive booming gusts of wind passed continuously, justifying the sailor's saying "It blows