"Different strokes for different folks," she quipped, and took a bite of the sandwich.
The rhythm of his strokes felt good too, an order, a progression, a logical sequence, straight and definite.
The pool was only wide enough for a few strokes, which she covered quickly.
As an example of a large area throughout which thunder frequency for Hungary relates to the number of lightning strokes causing fire, and the figures for the United States relate to deaths by lightning.
Accordingly, on the 10th of June, the weak and ailing tsarevich received twentyfive strokes with the knout (as then administered nobody ever survived thirty), and on the 24th fifteen more.
To threaten him with a hundred strokes of the halberd.
Sixty strokes of an ox-hide scourge were awarded for a brutal assault on a superior, both being amelu.
Damiani advocated the substitution of flagellation for the recitation of the penitential psalms, and drew up a scale according to which 1000 strokes were equivalent to ten psalms, and 15,000 to the whole psalter.
A gnat pupa swims through the water by powerful strokes of its abdomen, while the caddis-fly pupa, in preparation for its final ecdysis, bites its way out of its subaqueous protective case and rises through the water, so that the fly may emerge into the air.
From 1728 onward he was subject to repeated strokes of paralysis, and he died on the 8th of January 1736.
This is necessary in order that the down and up strokes may glide into each other in such a manner as to prevent jerking and unnecessary retardation."
Neither the up nor the down strokes are complete in themselves.
It only remains to be stated that the wing acts as a true kite, during both the down and the up strokes, its under concave or biting surface, in virtue of the forward travel communicated to it by the body of the flying creature, being closely applied to the air, during both its ascent and its descent.
So the swishing sound of the strokes, and the desperate but unnatural screams, continued.