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Either the wooden horse was careless, or it failed to properly time the descent of the hammer, for the mighty weapon caught it squarely upon its head, and thumped it against the ground so powerfully that the private flew off its back high into the air, and landed upon one of the giant's cast-iron arms.
But the sweetmeat seller in the camp lent him a little tom-tom--a drum beaten with the flat of the hand--and he sat down, cross-legged, before Kala Nag as the stars began to come out, the tom-tom in his lap, and he thumped and he thumped and he thumped, and the more he thought of the great honor that had been done to him, the more he thumped, all alone among the elephant fodder.
In this state of indecision, obviously the first thing to be done, was to thump the boy for finding Mr.
When he had travelled a few minutes it would begin a remorseless thump, thump, thump, and then leap up and away in a painful flutter of beats that choked him and made him go faint and dizzy.
But his heart began its warning thump, thump, thump.
With the last note the bands burst out with a crash: and woke the mountains with the "Star-Spangled Banner" in a way to make a body's heart swell and thump and his hair rise!
This, as Michael, encouraged by the unmistakable geniality and kindness in the voice, wriggled his whole body and thumped double knocks of delight with his tail.
You can't reason with your heart; it has its own laws, and thumps about things which the intellect scorns.
Chihun thumped Moti Guj's bald head as a paver thumps a curbstone.
Young Isaac turned into grandfather's pew and thumped the bag of oatmeal down on the seat with a thud that cracked it.
EASTLEIGH'S hopes of cementing a place in the Blue Square South play-off frame received a jolt last week when they were thumped 4-1 at home by Hayes &Yeading.
Then - thump! - another, and he's back on his knees in water, watching the smoke being sucked out of the escape scuttle.