Thereat Crumb-snatcher was enraged and caught up in his strong hand a huge stone that lay upon the ground, a heavy burden for the soil: with that he hit Cabbage-climber below the knee and splintered his whole right shin
, hurling him on his back in the dust.
But he was not quick enough, for Pinocchio stretched his leg under the table and kicked him hard on the shin
He was as little able, during the early stages of his meditations, to say where he was hurt most as a man who had been stabbed in the back, bitten in the ankle, hit in the eye, smitten with a blackjack, and kicked on the shin
in the same moment of time.
We have a clear month before us; at the end of that, I guess we had best shin
out of Utah.
Mr Swiviller looked with a supercilious smile at Mr Chegg's toes, then raised his eyes from them to his ankles, from that to his shin
, from that to his knee, and so on very gradually, keeping up his right leg, until he reached his waistcoat, when he raised his eyes from button to button until he reached his chin, and travelling straight up the middle of his nose came at last to his eyes, when he said abruptly,
The last Hamlet as I dressed, made the same mistakes in his reading at rehearsal, till I got him to put a large red wafer on each of his shins
, and then at that rehearsal (which was the last) I went in front, sir, to the back of the pit, and whenever his reading brought him into profile, I called out "I don't see no wafers
You must regard them as so much bone and iron, rude skeleton joints and shins
, as though they were the bones of the great elk or other extinct South Kensington specimen,"--"not," I added in my heart, "as the velvet and ivory which they are.
I believe the silly fellows must have thought they would break their shins
over treasure as soon as they were landed, for they all came out of their sulks in a moment and gave a cheer that started the echo in a far- away hill and sent the birds once more flying and squalling round the anchorage.
Yonder came hobbling a man with a lame ankle, or another with his shins
torn by the briars or another with his jacket all muddy from the marsh.
For, speaking with all respect, why should you, and I with you, be here on this lonely spot, barking our shins
in the dark on the way to a confounded flickering light where there will be no other supper but a piece of a stale sausage and a draught of leathery wine out of a stinking skin.
That's right, Minnie, go for her--get her over the shins
with the racquet--get her over the shins
Here is a bronzed Moor in a prodigious white turban, curiously embroidered jacket, gold and crimson sash, of many folds, wrapped round and round his waist, trousers that only come a little below his knee and yet have twenty yards of stuff in them, ornamented scimitar, bare shins
, stockingless feet, yellow slippers, and gun of preposterous length--a mere soldier