I cried out, `Nobody but the Baron de Bracieux could have performed such a feat
Thus he commented on his new feat
, but it was also a reminder to me, a trifle cruel, that he was not my boy.
By the time this feat
had been accomplished it began to grow dark, and Tip remembered he must milk the cow and feed the pigs.
Never a bad word have I for the French, for, though I have ridden twenty times up to their array, I have never yet failed to find some very gentle and worthy knight or squire who was willing to do what he might to enable me to attempt some small feat
It was a feat
of physical endurance and a brain storm combined to type a thousand words, and I was composing thousands of words every day which just had to be typed for the waiting editors.
He was also to exhibit 'his astounding feat
of throwing seventy-five hundred-weight in rapid succession backhanded over his head, thus forming a fountain of solid iron in mid-air, a feat
never before attempted in this or any other country, and which having elicited such rapturous plaudits from enthusiastic throngs it cannot be withdrawn.
They performed the dizziest feats
of arithmetic, soaring quite out of MY feeble range, and perpetrated, in higher spirits than ever, geographical and historical jokes.
He was less fond of adventures than men of rank usually were in those days, and was not famous for strength or feats
They are fearless riders; and their daring feats
upon unbroken colts and wild horses, astonished our trappers; though accustomed to the bold riders of the prairies.
No doubt the secret of many a ship's excellence does lie with the man on board, but it was hopeless for Captain S- to try to make his new iron clipper equal the feats
which made the old Tweed a name of praise upon the lips of English-speaking seamen.
Happily, I found that I was rather strong in the jaw; so I said to this jaw,--perform some feats
of strength and of equilibrium: nourish thyself.
He had a practical mind and moved uneasily amid the abstract; but he found an unexpected fascination in listening to metaphysical disquisitions; they made him breathless; it was a little like watching a tight-rope dancer doing perilous feats
over an abyss; but it was very exciting.
His fame, as usual exaggerating his feats
, spread ever more and more widely.
A MAN who had traveled in foreign lands boasted very much, on returning to his own country, of the many wonderful and heroic feats
he had performed in the different places he had visited.
The conversation had turned to the subject of sleight-of-hand and the feats
of the prestidigitateurs, one of whom was then exhibiting at a local theatre.