Wizard, I shall have you blow a bubble around me; then I can float away home and see the country spread out beneath me as I travel.
You blow the bubble, with me inside of it, and I'll be sure to get home in safety.
The Sperm Whale blows
as a clock ticks, with the same undeviating and reliable uniformity.
though some chance blow
seemed likely to knock one or the other off the narrow foot-bridge.
But the wind, as if satisfied at last with its mischievous pranks, stopped blowing this ocean and hurried away to another part of the world to blow
something else; so that the waves, not being joggled any more, began to quiet down and behave themselves.
Next, old Echepole, the sowgelder, received a blow
in his forehead from our Amazonian heroine, and immediately fell to the ground.
Even should I break one of them with my first blow
, for I figured that he would attempt to ward off the cudgel, he could reach out and annihilate me with the others before I could recover for a second attack.
Not finding Ham among the people whom this memorable wind - for it is still remembered down there, as the greatest ever known to blow
upon that coast - had brought together, I made my way to his house.
It is the custom of prize-fighting audiences to cheer a clean knock-down blow
Joe made an effort to get away, but Ponta got one hand free and Joe rushed back into a second clinch, to escape the blow
Above our heads the explosive booming gusts of wind passed continuously, justifying the sailor's saying "It blows
The instant the word was given, the two apparitions sprang forward and began to rain blows
down upon each other with such lightning rapidity that I could not quite tell whether I saw the swords or only flashes they made in the air; the rattling din of these blows
as they struck steel or paddings was something wonderfully stirring, and they were struck with such terrific force that I could not understand why the opposing sword was not beaten down under the assault.