Half wild with meeting an obstacle we had so little anticipated, I threw myself desperately against it, crushing to the ground the canes
with which I came in contact, and, rising to my feet again, repeated the action with like effect.
How else could he come by his broken bones, and how could he have been stuck through by these canes
with their points so high above our heads?
His first half-hour is occupied in trying to decide whether to wear his light suit with a cane
and drab billycock, or his black tails with a chimney-pot hat and his new umbrella.
When I addressed him I turned toward the box, and as I finished the sentence thanking him for his generosity, the whole audience rose and cheered again and again, waving handkerchiefs and hats and canes
, until the President arose in the box and bowed his acknowledgements.
Nicholas assisted his master to put on an old fustian shooting- jacket, which he took down from a peg in the passage; and Squeers, arming himself with his cane
, led the way across a yard, to a door in the rear of the house.
The first who succeeded was an Indian, who cut his way through the canes
in eight days, and reached S.
The inane Atkinson was still hanging about, humming and poking things with his knobby cane
The small prepostors dash in every now and then, and generally chastise some quiet, timid boy who is equally afraid of acorns and canes
, while the principal performers get dexterously out of the way.
The soldiers rather laughed at this blade than with him: seeming to say, as they stood straightening their canes
in their hands, and looking coolly at him over their glazed stocks, 'Go on, my boy, while you may
Our seaman was mightily pleased with this new partner; and their stocks, indeed, were much alike, rich in tools, in preparations, and a farm--but nothing to begin with, except as above: however, they carried over with them what was worth all the rest, some materials for planting sugar-canes
, with some plants of canes
, which he, I mean the Brazil planter, understood very well.
She went with them herself to see the pigs and the cows, to look at the darkies laying the cane
, to thrash the pecan trees, and catch fish in the back lake.
The buffaloes were more frequent than I have seen cattle in the settlements, browzing on the leaves of the cane
, or croping the herbage on those extensive plains, fearless, because ignorant, of the violence of man.
and then fetched his cane
down slow to a level, and says "Bang
Murdstone binding something round the bottom of a cane
- a lithe and limber cane
, which he left off binding when I came in, and poised and switched in the air.
At this instant there came into court two old men, one carrying a cane
by way of a walking-stick, and the one who had no stick said, "Senor, some time ago I lent this good man ten gold-crowns in gold to gratify him and do him a service, on the condition that he was to return them to me whenever I should ask for them.