He strode beside her, whipping out his cell as they headed toward the nearest exit.
The Greek prince withdrew the gun at the small of his back, whipping it towards her.
If my pa ever finds out, I'll get a whipping for sure.
Toni asked, whipping out his PDA.
Damian whirled, whipping out the sword at his back.
"Here," Jake said, whipping out a PDA.
His trench was long and unfastened, the chilled winter wind whipping back one side to reveal a sword tucked against his leg.
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.
His hands were hot on her hips and his body blocked the cold wind whipping up the cliff.
The building swayed gently in the strong winds whipping through southern Florida, and water pelted the windows across from her.
Katie was close. Toby could sense her. He ignored the branches whipping his face and the brambles tripping him. Instead, he just ran, the screams of demons in his ears.
He groped his way down the path, the wind whipping his raincoat behind him, until he felt the mush of soft sand beneath his aching feet.
Although punishment by whipping and by standing in the pillory was prohibited by an act of Congress in 1839, in so far as the Federal government had jurisdiction, both these forms of punishment were retained in Delaware, and standing in the pillory was prescribed by statute as a punishment for a number of offences, including various kinds of larceny and forgery, highway robbery, and even pretending " to exercise the art of witchcraft, fortune-telling or dealing with spirits," at least until 1893.
The whipping-post was in 1908 still maintained in Delaware, and whipping continued to be prescribed as a punishment for a variety of offences, although in 1889 a law was passed which prescribed that " hereafter no female convicted of any crime in this state shall be whipped or made to stand in the pillory," and a law passed in 1883 prescribed that " in case of conviction of larceny, when the prisoner is of tender years, or is charged for the first time (being shown to have before had a good character), the court may in its discretion omit from the sentence the infliction of lashes."
An old law still on the statute-books when the edition of the revised statutes was issued in 1893, prescribes that " the punishment of whipping shall be inflicted publicly by strokes on the bare back, well laid on."
In 1869 an Irish lad, O'Connor, was sentenced to eighteen months' imprisonment and a whipping for presenting a pistol at the queen, with a petition, in St James's Park; but this time it was the queen herself who privately remitted the corporal punishment, and she even pushed clemency to the length of sending her aggressor to Australia at her own expense.
Wife-beating is made punishable by whipping in gaol, not exceeding forty lashes.
Bands of masked men rode about the country both in the Black Patch and in the Burley, burning tobacco houses of the independent planters, scraping their newly-planted tobacco patches, demanding that planters join their organization or leave the country, and whipping or shooting the recalcitrants.
Whatever may have been the exact view taken by the common law, the offence was made statutory by an act of 1803, making the attempt to cause the miscarriage of a woman, not being, or not being proved, to be quick with child, a felony, punishable with fine, imprisonment, whipping or transportation for any term not exceeding fourteen years.
Penalty for vagrancy rose over the years from time served in stocks, to whipping, to branding, and then to death.
The general in charge of the stores galloped after the carriage with a red and frightened face, whipping up his skinny horse.
Talon stumbled, and Dusty froze rather than pounced, his head whipping around.
Damian launched forward, snatching the tube and whipping out a knife.
After the attempt of Bean - who was a hunchback, really insane - parliament passed a bill empowering judges to order whipping as a punishment for those who molested the queen; but somehow this salutary act was never enforced.