knuckles


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He suffered and toiled and sweated and bled, and exulted when his naked knuckles smashed home.
You passed 'em to him, you red-head sneakin' in behind the push there," Martin went on, as he tossed the knuckles into the water.
and she seized the countess' hands and kissed a knuckle of the little finger, saying, "June," and continued, kissing, "July, August," on the other hand.
They look like the knuckles of Doctor Reefy's hands.
Every time your knuckles are sore, there's something you don't share.
Now come on and be generous and tell me how you hurt your knuckles.
I hope I don't break my knuckles on him," he added, after a pause.
He was moving south along a game trail, his calloused soles and knuckles giving forth no sound, when he came upon Dango at the opposite side of a small clearing.
Mrs Veneering has just succeeded in waking Lady Tippins from a snore, by dexterously shunting a train of plates and dishes at her knuckles across the table; when everybody but Mortimer himself becomes aware that the Analytical Chemist is, in a ghostly manner, offering him a folded paper.
Yes, my little man," Slightly anxiously replied, who had chapped knuckles.
He followed up this reproof by rapping every set of knuckles one after the other, and having done so, resumed his seat again with a cheerful countenance.
My own accidental cut across the knuckles was a flea- bite.
He cracked his knuckles and sat down, sorting out his writing appurtenances.
The tea-things, including a bottle of rather suspicious character and a cold knuckle of ham, were set forth upon a drum, covered with a white napkin; and there, as if at the most convenient round-table in all the world, sat this roving lady, taking her tea and enjoying the prospect.
did that, sir,' said a great lubberly fellow, stepping forward; 'and preciously I cut my knuckle agin' his mouth.