The confusion spread through the host, so that it seemed scarcely a moment before they were all hacking, hewing
, and stabbing at one another, lopping off arms, heads, and legs and doing such memorable deeds that Jason was filled with immense admiration; although, at the same time, he could not help laughing to behold these mighty men punishing each other for an offense which he himself had committed.
There was a species of large fir, but so full of knots as to endanger the axe in hewing
It told of steamers, townships, forests, and mines, and the men of every nation under heaven, manning, creating, hewing
, and digging these.
Inside the mill were twenty of the miller's men hewing
a stone, and as they went 'Hick hack, hick hack, hick hack,' the mill went 'Click clack, click clack, click clack.
Cutting and hewing
to right and left, he laid an open path straight through the advancing plant men, and then commenced a mad race for the forest, in the shelter of which he evidently hoped that he might find a haven of refuge.
The fellow pitted against Juag was a veritable giant; he was hack-ing and hewing
away at the poor slave with a villainous-looking knife that might have been designed for butch-ering mastodons.
Otherwise, unless other animals were hewing
on the same circuit time, he had, outside his cage, the freedom of the animal room attached to the particular theatre where he performed for from three days to a week.