Draw to your arrow's head, Uncas; we have no time for second blows
But this consideration did not seem to affect him; the last blow
was struck, and as the freed timbers rolled on, over and over, he boldly plunged into the flood.
Meantime, Queequeg's impulsive, indifferent sword, sometimes hitting the woof slantingly, or crookedly, or strongly, or weakly, as the case might be; and by this difference in the concluding blow
producing a corresponding contrast in the final aspect of the completed fabric; this savage's sword, thought I, which thus finally shapes and fashions both warp and woof; this easy, indifferent sword must be chance --aye, chance, free will, and necessity --no wise incompatible --all interweavingly working together.
In striking at a boat, he swiftly curves away his flukes from it, and the blow
is only inflicted by the recoil.
If the gentry would think of what they want, and order their meat the day before, there need not be this blow
I pumped my fellow-prisoner as dry as I could, for fear I should never see him again; but at length he showed me which was my bed, and left me to blow
out the lamp.
The word was given, and they plunged at each other as fiercely as before; once more the blows
rained and rattled and flashed; every few moments the quick-eyed seconds would notice that a sword was bent--then they called "Halt
Well, he hain't come back sence, and they ain't looking for him back till this thing blows
over a little, for people thinks now that he killed his boy and fixed things so folks would think robbers done it, and then he'd get Huck's money without having to bother a long time with a lawsuit.
I was exceedingly feeble; made so as much by the kicks and blows
which I received, as by the severe fit of sickness to which I had been subjected.
But, sir, as it grew dark, the wind rose: it blew yesterday evening, not as it blows
now--wild and high--but 'with a sullen, moaning sound' far more eerie.
In the confluence of the multitude, several clubs crossed; blows
, aimed at me, fell on other sconces.
Meantime the clang of the blows
, and the shouts of the combatants, mixed fearfully with the sound of the trumpets, and drowned the groans of those who fell, and lay rolling defenceless beneath the feet of the horses.