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As he approached the stream, his heart began to thump he summoned up, however, all his resolution, gave his horse half a score of kicks in the ribs, and attempted to dash briskly across the bridge; but instead of starting forward, the perverse old animal made a lateral movement, and ran broadside against the fence.
Just as I did that, one of their number gave me, with his heavy boot, a powerful kick in the left eye.
I heard the harness jingle as the mule backed and caught the camel two kicks in the ribs that rang like a drum.
When I am dead, Geeka, neither shall I feel the blows of Mabunu, or the kicks of The Sheik, my father.
As bad was Harley Kennan's trick of catching him gloriously asleep on an edge of Villa's skirt and of tickling the hair between his toes and making him kick involuntarily in his sleep, until he kicked himself awake to hearing of gurgles and snickers of laughter at his expense.
Simultaneous with this, Captain Duncan's second kick landed, communicating such propulsion to Michael as to tear his clenched teeth through the flesh and out of the flesh of the fox-terrier.
But Matt's foot had already started on its way to kick White Fang.
Smash 'im, Jimmie, kick deh damn guts out of 'im," yelled Pete, the lad with the chronic sneer, in tones of delight.
The cocktail was a prod, a spur, a kick, to my jaded mind and bored spirits.
The leader was insisting upon Mrs Squeers repeating her dose, Master Squeers was undergoing another dip in the treacle, and a violent assault had been commenced on Miss Squeers, when John Browdie, bursting open the door with a vigorous kick, rushed to the rescue.
As knocking was of no use, Pinocchio, in despair, began to kick and bang against the door, as if he wanted to break it.
He's cock of the school, and head of the School-house side, and the best kick and charger in Rugby.