"So I gave heed to my brother's words; and when I was come to Nulato, and the Russian, Ivan, laid the lash of his dog-whip upon me, I knew I must not fight.
It will be a great day, for the Russians will be killed, the land will be made clean, and Ivan, even Ivan who thrust out my father's eyes and laid the lash of his dog-whip upon thee, will be killed.
The result was as his higher intelligence had foreseen--the creatures scattered to escape the fury of the lash
and a moment later he had them at his mercy.
Then Francois's lash
descended, and Buck had the satisfaction of watching Spitz receive the worst whipping as yet administered to any of the teams.
Day broke and found me wan-eyed and the ocean lashed
white, the boat pitching, almost on end, to its drag.
"By all that's good," exclaimed Sancho at this, "I'll just as soon give myself three stabs with a dagger as three, not to say three thousand, lashes
. The devil take such a way of disenchanting!
There were the two horses straining and struggling with all their might to drag the cart out, but they could not move it; the sweat streamed from their legs and flanks, their sides heaved, and every muscle was strained, while the man, fiercely pulling at the head of the fore horse, swore and lashed
The eyes brooded on Cocky, and the entire body was still save for the long tail, which lashed
from one side to the other and back again in an abrupt, angry, but monotonous manner.
Indeed, those who stare at the half-peck of corn a week, and love to count the lashes
on the slave's back, are seldom the "stuff" out of which reformers and abolitionists are to be made.
Sonya was a slender little brunette with a tender look in her eyes which were veiled by long lashes
, thick black plaits coiling twice round her head, and a tawny tint in her complexion and especially in the color of her slender but graceful and muscular arms and neck.
to the gunwale close at hand a single landing leather that had not fouled the tangled mass beneath whipped free from the ship's side, the hook snapping at its outer end.
With all her might she crowds all sail off shore; in so doing, fights 'gainst the very winds that fain would blow her homeward; seeks all the lashed
sea's landlessness again; for refuge's sake forlornly rushing into peril; her only friend her bitterest foe!