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Drummle, edging me a little away with his shoulder.
But she proceeded to punish him roundly, until he gave over all attempts at placation, and whirled in a circle, his head away from her, his shoulders receiving the punishment of her teeth.
He gave me one look, and a slight smile touched his grim lip as, touching my shoulder, he said,
No, I don't throw stones," she was saying, in answer to something, "though I can't understand it," she went on, shrugging her shoulders, and she turned at once with a soft smile of protection towards Kitty.
He was awakened by the touch of a hand upon his shoulder.
The shoulders have known no ignobler burden than iron mail, and they will not stoop.
Why no, my dear fellow," said the astonished narrator, shrugging his shoulders.
My son made a careful examination and sketch for me of a dun Belgian cart-horse with a double stripe on each shoulder and with leg-stripes; and a man, whom I can implicitly trust, has examined for me a small dun Welch pony with three short parallel stripes on each shoulder.
His slightly stooped shoulders were draped in an ill-fitting, though immaculate, frock coat, and a shiny silk hat added to the incongruity of his garb in an African jungle.
Left foot a trifle advanced, knees slightly bent, he was crouching, with his head drawn well down between his shoulders and shielded by them.
I left him the last word, and sought refuge in a shrug of the shoulders and taciturnity.
Buck was beset by three huskies, and in a trice his head and shoulders were ripped and slashed.