He flung himself at the biggest sea catch he could find, caught him by the throat, choked him and bumped
him and banged him till he grunted for mercy, and then threw him aside and attacked the next.
Why, I heard him calling Penn a farmer last night when the boats bumped
The end of it was that I did return to Venice on the twelfth day; and as my gondola gently bumped
against Miss Bordereau's steps a certain palpitation of suspense told me that I had done myself a violence in holding off so long.
Yet even as it hung there before him it continued to fascinate him, and he stared at it, detached from surrounding things and feeling a little as if he had been pitched out of an overturned vehicle, till the boat bumped
against one of the outstanding piles of the wharf at which Mrs.
She was sure that presently the hoardings, the quarries, the one-story saloons, the wooden green-houses in ragged gardens, and the rocks from which goats surveyed the scene, would vanish before the advance of residences as stately as her own--perhaps (for she was an impartial woman) even statelier; and that the cobble- stones over which the old clattering omnibuses bumped
would be replaced by smooth asphalt, such as people reported having seen in Paris.
I carried it along a narrow passage, through a great low kitchen where I bumped
my head against the black oak beams; and I held it on high at a door almost as massive as the one which we had succeeded in shutting in the nigger's face.
legs inward and grip with them, or surely he would have been bumped
into two clumsy halves.
and bent my head back, and bumped
it against one of the hoops, but I did not mind it.
His legs were stiff and awkward, for there were no knee-joints in them; so that presently he bumped
against Jack Pumpkinhead and sent that personage tumbling upon the moss that lined the roadside.