Drums were beaten
in all the villages of Massachusetts to enlist soldiers for the service.
Having now a beaten
path, they proceeded the next morning with more facility; indeed, the snow decreased in depth as they receded from the mountains, and the temperature became more mild.
On the other hand, if he was beaten
he took it with complete good-humour.
It reminded him of his first fight, when he was six years old, when he punched away with the tears running down his cheeks while the other boy, two years his elder, had beaten
and pounded him into exhaustion.
The little creature looked at me under the street lamp with such a forlorn experience of being beaten
for trifling offenses in his face, that it was impossible to resist the impulse to help him.
if you had beaten
me when I first stole and brought to you that lesson-book, I should not have come to this, nor have been thus led to a disgraceful death.
For he had known of many similar situations, in low dens like this, when solitary men were man-handled, their ribs and features caved in, themselves beaten
and kicked to death.
He was knocked about like a shuttlecock, until, finally, like Johnson, he was beaten
and kicked as he lay helpless on the deck.
How will you like to see your mother in a straitjacket an' a padded cell, shut out from the light of the sun an' beaten
like a nigger before the war, Willie, beaten
an' clubbed like a regular black nigger?