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Calling Adolph Myers into the school yard he began to beat him with his fists.
The tipstaffs beat upon the rail, the lawyer he had interrupted uttered an indignant exclamation, Andrews came hurriedly toward him, and the young judge slowly turned his head.
Undulating hills were changed to valleys, undulating valleys (with a solitary storm-bird sometimes skimming through them) were lifted up to hills; masses of water shivered and shook the beach with a booming sound; every shape tumultuously rolled on, as soon as made, to change its shape and place, and beat another shape and place away; the ideal shore on the horizon, with its towers and buildings, rose and fell; the clouds fell fast and thick; I seemed to see a rending and upheaving of all nature.
I used to put my ear to it sometimes to listen if it beat right.
She went first to the young king, whom she beat with a hundred blows.
She beat the maiden, and said that if she did not obey it would go ill with her.
It was almost impossible to keep one's foot on the platform, which the heavy rolls of the sea beat over every instant.
The stream Besets a grim array where order reigns, Though many hearts may beat, where discipline Is all, and life of no account.
Still was heard the beat of the drum,- rub-a-dub-dub
The snow was generally at least twenty inches in depth, and in many places much more: those who dismounted had to beat their way with toilsome steps.
She has left eighteen small children entirely without bread, and it is I who must fill their little stomachs," said Deesa, beat.
These pains appeared to flash along well defined lines of ramification and to beat with an inconceivably rapid periodicity.