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The noise of the guns, too, confused him, they no longer seemed to boom; they went whack, whack, whack, whack, and each faint flash made his heart jump in anticipation of the instant impact.
But what the devil Dowsett would do with his whack, was beyond him--most likely start another string of banks.
You'll get your whack, steward, if it comes out of my share," he frequently assured Daughtry at times of special kindness on the latter's part.
It got half of it," he announced; "but I got a whack at it jes' the same.
     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.