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The foremost guardsman made a vicious lunge for my side with his hook after the three of them had backed me against the wall, but as I sidestepped and raised my arm his weapon but grazed my side, passing into a rack of javelins, where it became entangled.
You could wander along the canal till you came to broad green fields, with windmills here and there, in which cattle, black and white, grazed lazily.
The king turned quickly and grazed the mat on the floor with the feet of his chair,--
And his attention was constantly wandering: there were fruit trees trained on the walls of the vicarage, and a long twig beat now and then against the windowpane; sheep grazed stolidly in the field beyond the garden.
Ay," said Porthos, "a piece of falling rock just now grazed my shoulder.
His horse had been wounded under him and his own arm slightly grazed by a bullet.
The projectile grazed the flier's side, the opaque coating breaking sufficiently to permit daylight to strike in upon the powder phial within the bullet's nose.
Sometimes the tunnel was so narrow that the wheels of the buggy grazed the sides; then it would broaden out as wide as a street; but the floor was usually smooth, and for a long time they travelled on without any accident.
Out upon the plain grazed numerous herds of wild ruminants.
A plump young mare and a fat stallion grazed nearest to him as he neared the herd.
Near him grazed an aurochs bull with a cow and a calf, close beside a lone rhinoceros asleep in a dust-hole.
Ponta's fist grazed the backward slope of the shoulder, and glanced off into the air.