When thoroughly aroused, he became sensible of a burning and tingling agony in his hand--in his right hand--the very hand which Beatrice had grasped in her own when he was on the point of plucking
one of the gemlike flowers.
Eleanor, be quiet," plucking
at her vivacious companion.
She remained at her father's house during the winter months, plucking
fowls, or cramming turkeys and geese, or making clothes for her sisters and brothers out of some finery which d'Urberville had given her, and she had put by with contempt.
Snagsby in his black coat; come the Chadbands; come (when the gorging vessel is replete) the 'prentices and Guster, to be edified; comes at last, with his slouching head, and his shuflle backward, and his shuffle forward, and his shuffle to the right, and his shuffle to the left, and his bit of fur cap in his muddy hand, which he picks as if it were some mangy bird he had caught and was plucking
before eating raw, Jo, the very, very tough subject Mr.
When all my courage should have gone to love-making, I was plucking
it up to sail as near as I might to plain remonstrance
Come, little cousin," she said to him, plucking
him by the sleeve, in order to speak in his ear, "Look at her, do
Madame de Montespan complied; she took the hand the king held out to her, and he, plucking
out the first feather from the heron, which the falconer had strangled, placed it in his beautiful companion's hat.
He plunged into his interior and for an instant it seemed he was plucking
forth his liver.
Now he rode beside Ilyin under the birch trees, occasionally plucking
leaves from a branch that met his hand, sometimes touching his horse's side with his foot, or, without turning round, handing a pipe he had finished to an hussar riding behind him, with as calm and careless an air as though he were merely out for a ride.
Already strong hands had been plucking
me back from the ship's side; and now a thunderbolt seemed to strike me; I saw a great flash of fire, and fell senseless.
See how Victoria is plucking
the orange petals off Chrysanthemum?
HORROR Our story Charity People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals said suppliers may now stop live plucking
, where the hair is ripped out rather than cut.