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goad

see prod.
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Do this, and we will sacrifice twelve heifers that have never yet known the goad, in your temple, if you will have pity upon the town, with the wives and little ones of the Trojans.
Datchery should repent, but stopped at a safe distance, on the happy chance of his being uneasy in his mind about it, to goad him with a demon dance expressive of its irrevocability.
It was like a goad to the painted, shiny-eyed harridan on the sofa.
This had come to be the recognised and established state of things; but as John was very anxious to flourish his supremacy before the eyes of Mr Chester, he did that day exceed himself, and did so goad and chafe his son and heir, that but for Joe's having made a solemn vow to keep his hands in his pockets when they were not otherwise engaged, it is impossible to say what he might have done with them.
Flintwinch,' said his mistress and partner, flashing into a sudden energy that made Affery start, 'why do you goad me?
It was not the dullest part of this goad in its galling of Bradley Headstone, that he had made it himself in a moment of incautious anger.
Of this determination Mr Quilp expressed his high approval, and setting himself in the same breath to goad Mr Swiveller on to further hints, soon made out that the single gentleman had been seen in communication with Kit, and that this was the secret which was never to be disclosed.
I might have been an unfortunate little bull in a Spanish arena, I got so smartingly touched up by these moral goads.
He took the goads to his horses, and his whip inlaid in his right hand.
Goad is co-founder and partner at Voyent Partners, a Nashville-based private investment firm.
Discussing the new additions to the programme, Mr Goad added: "More than ever, we will be positively encouraging audience participation as this will undoubtedly be key to getting new ideas and perspectives on improving, not just our service but as importantly, how our patients understand the service"
Goad will join in the summer and take on responsibility for internal affairs and strategic communications director, while Naylor will join in September as external communications director.