And then came a second thwack
, aimed at the driver's other ear; but which missed it, and hit him on the nose, causing a terrible effusion of blood.
I cried, and with a single thwack
I felled the ruffian to the floor.
Those weren't twangs, but thwacks that emanated from the sweet spots of his bat.
No other player had that muffled thud of timing and that thwack of assurance.
his way through the side-scrolling levels with an unforgiving grace that will grate with modern audiences.
Try Balahto, for example, for a really catchy melody played by the horns, with that characteristic Afrogroove and off-beat thwacks
from Gurtu forming spicy contrast to the more straightahead power drumming from Phillips.
But that's a few years down the road for Schuman, 43, who believes he has enough thwacks
left in him to compete with the game's real big boys - those tight end-sized burlys who contend annually for the national long-drive championship.
From the opening barrage of brass and timpani thwacks
one sensed this was going to be a very fine performance - an hour-and-a-half later that was confirmed.
Surman and DeJohnette talk to each other in music, with soprano wails answered by tom-tom thwacks
and cymbal shimmers prompting burbles from the bass clarinet.
They end up having a humdinger of a fight in the dining hall, with a stunt co-ordinator called in to choreograph the aggro as a provoked Liana thwacks
Keeley, who then smashes her lunch tray against Liana's head before they crash to the floor: 'The co-ordinator told us what we could and couldn't do and they gave us kneepads and so on.
The games -- ULTRA ThWACK HOOPS(TM), ThWACK 'EM(TM), ThWACK ThWARBLES(TM) and FRIDGE TOSS(TM) -- are designed to provide hours of stress-relieving, magnet-flinging fun for children and adults, at home or at a party, in teams or one-on-one
ULTRA ThWACK HOOPS(TM) (five games or more) is played on an upright, adjustable game board using mostly traditional basketball rules.