Not content with this, he broke off a stout branch, and, holding on with one hand
and foot, jabbed the infuriated beasts in the sides and whacked them across their noses.
It was at a convenient height from the ground, and by stooping he could lightly raise the head with one hand
and hold the glass to his lips with the other.
Corney, hurrying into the room, threw herself, in a breathless state, on a chair by the fireside, and covering her eyes with one hand
, placed the other over her heart, and gasped for breath.
Suddenly he came to a halt by the bulwarks, and inserting his bone leg into the auger-hole there, and with one hand
grasping a shroud, he ordered Starbuck to send everybody aft.
Maud even contrived, at times when all my efforts could not budge the windlass, to hold the turn with one hand
and with the other to throw the weight of her slim body to my assistance.
Having closed it on him, Fledgeby returned to Lammle, standing with his back to the bedroom fire, with one hand
under his coat-skirts, and all his whiskers in the other.