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.
When all the wagons were ready, she snapped the whip over the back of the mules.
What kind of snack could she whip up in fifteen minutes?
"I saved your life," he snapped in a whip-like voice that made her jerk.
Older by ten years, Darian's hair was dark and his body whip like, compared to his brother's thicker frame.
"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.
The green lizard, the fence lizard and whip-tailed lizard (Cnemidophorus gularis; C. sexlineatus; C. tesselatus, &c.) are quite widely distributed.
Leyon was wiry and tall, his whip-like body unlike A'Ran's, who was far thicker.
Her eyes traveled over the image of him training others, his whip-like upper body bare to reveal the roped muscles of his shoulders and chest, the tucked waist and flat abs.
(This call and the uplifted whip meant that he saw a sitting hare.)
After a breakfast of dry cereal, she donned the work gloves she had brought and retrieved the weed whip from the shed.
No wisp of a woman is going to whip me into line.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
Again she lashed out with the whip - this time in earnest.
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 hit the soft sand and he was instantly on top of her, wrestling the whip from her hand.
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.
They were too deep and knotted to be from the daggers or the whip or the hand strikes of his master and his master's men.
Darian was lean as a whip, his body honed to the point where instinct and reaction were one.
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.
As the whip came across the grass, it lay over neatly, cut sharply by the whip.
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.
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.
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.
- Indian Whip-Snake.
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.
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.
Flagellare, to whip), in religion, the name given to those who scourge themselves, or are scourged, by way of discipline or penance.
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."
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.