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He jumped up in the air as high as he could go, and just under him whizzed by the head of Nagaina, Nag's wicked wife.
Rikki jumped sideways and tried to run in, but the wicked little dusty gray head lashed within a fraction of his shoulder, and he had to jump over the body, and the head followed his heels close.
AND rushed into the toolshed, and jumped into a can.
The dog sprang, and in spite of the height jumped lightly over it.
The lad jumped awkwardly back into the room, tripping over his spurs.
Both cleared it, but whereas Lady Grace's mare jumped wide and clear, and her rider never even faltered in his saddle, Somerfield lost all his lead and only just kept his seat.
The King jumped three feet into the air, so anxious was he to get away from the throne.
And then she gave her mother another bite, so that she jumped, and ran round with the pain; and the Robbers laughed, and said, "Look, how she is dancing with the little one
cried Geppetto all at once, as he jumped up from his chair.
In the smoking-room, after dinner, the Colonel put forward the view that Miss Schlegel had jumped it out of devilry.
He hurriedly jumped up, hardly awake, and kept his eyes fixed on her, as he put on his dressing gown; then he stopped, still looking at her.
Then the dramatic critic, on all fours, galloped along the sand for all the world like a horse, and for all the world like a horse taking hurdles he jumped the planks to the end of the course.