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It got half of it," he announced; "but I got a whack at it jes' the same.
It's damned tame, whatever it is, comin' in here at feedin' time an' gettin' its whack of fish.
     And resolutely thump and whack us?
I reckon our pow- wows won't do us or anyone much harm, so let's have another whack at the whence, why and whither this evening, doctor.
Nothing told me then that she, a few years hence, would be the wife of one entirely unknown to me as yet, but destined hereafter to become a closer friend than even herself, more intimate than that unmannerly lad of seventeen, by whom I was collared in the passage, on coming down, and well-nigh jerked off my equilibrium, and who, in correction for his impudence, received a resounding whack over the sconce, which, however, sustained no serious injury from the infliction; as, besides being more than commonly thick, it was protected by a redundant shock of short, reddish curls, that my mother called auburn.
Whack, whack, whack, come his blows, breaking down the gipsy's guard, and threatening to reach his head every moment.
But when the balls already flung at me began to come back for a second whack, I realized the situation.
I remember that he took his whack of champagne with the nervous freedom of a man at high pressure, and have no doubt I kept him in countenance by an equal indulgence; but Raffles, ever an exemplar in such matters, was more abstemious even than his wont, and very poor company to boot.
If ever I trained for another fight, you bet I'd take a whack at plowin'.
She never licks anybody -- whacks 'em over the head with her thimble -- and who cares for that, I'd like to know.
Though your worship was not so badly off, having in your arms that incomparable beauty you spoke of; but I, what did I have, except the heaviest whacks I think I had in all my life?
Rose couldn't help laughing as Steve sparred away at a fat sofa-pillow, to illustrate his meaning; and, having given it several scientific whacks, he pulled down his cuffs and smiled upon her with benign pity for her feminine ignorance of this summary way of settling a quarrel.