She hefted the whip and started working on another area of tall grass.
The Statute of the Six Articles (' 1 539), " the whip with six strings," was the outcome of the retrograde policy which distinguished the latter years of Henry VIII.
His new pa would whip him good, he said.
"Oh, the devil!" exclaimed Denisov angrily, and showing his teeth he struck his horse three times with his whip, splashing himself and his comrades with mud.
The boy flicked the big, boney horse with his whip and looked thoughtful.
What kind of snack could she whip up in fifteen minutes?
When all the wagons were ready, she snapped the whip over the back of the mules.
I've got some checking to do before I whip out the bible and swear to it.
At any moment he expected the people around him to whip out lasers and attack.
She brought the whip down with such force that it whistled through the air.
"A full-grown one?" asked Ilagin as he approached the whip who had sighted the hare--and not without agitation he looked round and whistled to Erza.
"I saved your life," he snapped in a whip-like voice that made her jerk.
It would take him a while to whip that nose into shape.
Older by ten years, Darian's hair was dark and his body whip like, compared to his brother's thicker frame.
In 1798, when the French occupied Rome, Consalvi was imprisoned in the castle of St Angelo, together with other papal officials, in retaliation for the murder of General Duphot; a proposal to whip him through the streets was defeated by the French general in command, but, after three months' confinement, he was deported with a crowd of galley slaves to Naples, and his property was confiscated as that of "an enemy of the Roman republic."
The green lizard, the fence lizard and whip-tailed lizard (Cnemidophorus gularis; C. sexlineatus; C. tesselatus, &c.) are quite widely distributed.
She patted the handle of her whip with one hand and caressed the stock of her rifle with the other.
Again she lashed out with the whip - this time in earnest.
Leyon was wiry and tall, his whip-like body unlike A'Ran's, who was far thicker.
She handed the whip to Megan.
No wisp of a woman is going to whip me into line.
(This call and the uplifted whip meant that he saw a sitting hare.)
She raised the whip, choking out words through a constricted throat.
She flicked the whip so that the end of it snapped on his shoulder - a warning, no more.
With lightning speed, he caught the end of the whip in his hand and jerked violently, catching her off balance and pulling her off her feet.
She snatched the whip from the ground and glared at Bordeaux.
I told you sooner or later somebody would take that whip away from you.
Her rifle was leaning against the wagon, within easy reach, and her whip hung near by.
Yeah, well she probably never took a whip to your father, but there's always a first time, Anyway, I guess she was pretty worked up.
No matter how hard she swung, the whip never managed to do more than maul the grass.
She accepted the whip and made another unsuccessful swing.
He became a staunch Conservative, and, apart from his embassy to the emperor in 1524-1543, was mainly occupied during the last years of Henry's reign in brandishing the "whip with six strings."
On the decease of the founder of the club, the members agreed to purchase a silver cup to be run for annually, and it was intended to pass from one to the other, like the whip at Newmarket, but before starting for it, in the year 1792, it was decided that the winner of the cup should keep it and that one should be annually purchased to be run for in November.
- Indian Whip-Snake.
Tupinambis teguixin, the "tej u" of South America and the West Indies, is the largest member of the family; it reaches a length of a yard, most of which, however, belongs to the strong, whip-like tail.
When she is riding in the carriage she will not allow the driver to use the whip, because, she says, "poor horses will cry."
On the third or fourth of May I saw a loon in the pond, and during the first week of the month I heard the whip-poor-will, the brown thrasher, the veery, the wood pewee, the chewink, and other birds.
The whine of a straggling hound could be heard.
"Blast you!" he shouted, holding up his whip threateningly at the count.
The huntsman stood halfway up the knoll holding up his whip and the gentlefolk rode up to him at a footpace; the hounds that were far off on the horizon turned away from the hare, and the whips, but not the gentlefolk, also moved away.
He was wearing the white Horse Guard's cap and a military overcoat with a whip hanging over his shoulder by a thin strap.
Kutuzov, dejected and frowning, sat on a bench by the bridge toying with his whip in the sand when a caleche dashed up noisily.
In front, at a weary gallop and using his leather whip, rode an officer, disheveled and drenched, whose trousers had worked up to above his knees.
And flourishing his whip he rode off at a gallop for the first time during the whole campaign, and left the broken ranks of the soldiers laughing joyfully and shouting "Hurrah!"
Sure, 'til someone snatches that whip out of your hand and gives you the spankin' you've been asking for.
She could wear men's clothes and crack that whip all she wanted, but she was still a woman at heart - and he knew it.
I ain't seen her take the whip to you once.
She grabbed the handle of her whip and whirled to face him.
He glanced at the whip and his jaw muscles worked.
She hit the soft sand and he was instantly on top of her, wrestling the whip from her hand.
His strong fingers pried the whip from her hand and he tossed it away.
He was trying to take the whip from me.
Darian was lean as a whip, his body honed to the point where instinct and reaction were one.
He gently coaxed the whip from her hand and took a few steps away from her.
Let the weight of the whip work for you, not against you.
As the whip continued and reached the peak of its arch, he let it fall again, whipping more grass with the other side of the blade.
As the whip came across the grass, it lay over neatly, cut sharply by the whip.
She leaned on the whip handle and scowled at him.
After a breakfast of dry cereal, she donned the work gloves she had brought and retrieved the weed whip from the shed.
Flagellare, to whip), in religion, the name given to those who scourge themselves, or are scourged, by way of discipline or penance.
Candaei, as beginning "with a sharp note not unlike the crack of a whip," which is "followed by a rattling sound not unlike the call of a landrail"; and it is a similar habit that has obtained for another species, M.
The features by which the treesnakes are distinguished are still more developed in the whip-snakes (Dryophis), whose excessively slender body has been compared to the cord of a whip. Although arboreal, like the former, they are nocturnal in their habits, having a horizontal instead of a round pupil of the eye.
Jupiter-Baal was represented locally as a beardless god in long scaly' drapery, holding a whip in his right hand and lightning and ears of corn in his left.
Regularly at half-past seven, in one part of the summer, after the evening train had gone by, the whip-poor-wills chanted their vespers for half an hour, sitting on a stump by my door, or upon the ridge-pole of the house.
The bullfrogs trump to usher in the night, and the note of the whip-poor-will is borne on the rippling wind from over the water.
Five minutes later, Denisov came into the hut, climbed with muddy boots on the bed, lit his pipe, furiously scattered his things about, took his leaded whip, buckled on his saber, and went out again.
Daniel galloped up silently, holding a naked dagger in his left hand and thrashing the laboring sides of his chestnut horse with his whip as if it were a flail.
He rode in angry agitation toward him, firmly grasping his whip and fully prepared to take the most resolute and desperate steps to punish his enemy.
He stood on a knoll in the stubble, holding his whip aloft, and again repeated his long-drawn cry, "A-tu!"
"How is it pointing?" asked Nicholas, riding a hundred paces toward the whip who had sighted the hare.
But before the whip could reply, the hare, scenting the frost coming next morning, was unable to rest and leaped up.
He wore a long coat and like Kutuzov had a whip slung across his shoulder.
And strange to say, the Governor of Moscow, the proud Count Rostopchin, took up a Cossack whip and went to the bridge where he began with shouts to drive on the carts that blocked the way.
The French, excited by all that had happened, were talking loudly among themselves, but as they passed Dolokhov who gently switched his boots with his whip and watched them with cold glassy eyes that boded no good, they became silent.
As he spoke, he peeled off his shirt to reveal a whip-like, muscular upper body coated by a thin layer of tan skin.
I am so angry at you, and if you were half an inch smaller, I'd whip your hide, dhjan or not!
She took aim on a tall bunch of grass and swung the whip like a bat.
She froze for a second with the whip in the air.
Toting the weed whip, she cautiously approached the edge of the woods.
He had no lambskin cap on his head, nor had he a loaded whip over his shoulder, as when Rostov had seen him on the eve of the battle of Austerlitz, but wore a tight new uniform with Russian and foreign Orders, and the Star of St. George on his left breast.
The Russian army had to act like a whip to a running animal.
Then he was showing her how to raise the weed whip and let it fall.
She lifted her whip and expertly popped it over the back of the lead mule.