butt of his whip

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  • He who had spoken touched her with the butt of his whip. Cited from Audrey, by Mary Johnston
  • Morton looked as if he were about to brain me with the butt of his whip. Cited from The Rustlers of Pecos County, by Zane Grey
  • Not driving to suit the overseer, he knocked him off with the butt of his whip. Cited from Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 3 of 4, by American Anti-Slavery Society
  • Morton looked as if he were about to brain Duane with the butt of his whip. Cited from The Lone Star Ranger by Zane Grey
  • We dismounted, and he knocked on the gate with the butt of his whip. Cited from The Romance of the Milky Way, by Lafcadio Hearn
  • A blow with the butt of his whip on the head of Tortillard paid him for his audacity. Cited from Mysteries of Paris, V3, by Eugene Sue
  • Benson's sudden grapple deprived the driver of a chance to use the butt of his whip in the manner the fellow had intended. Cited from The Submarine Boys' Lightning Cruise, by Victor G. Durham
  • Its teammates, angered, fell upon it with their fangs, and Smoke was forced to club them off with the heavy butt of his whip. Cited from Smoke Bellew, by Jack London
  • He was like a hen on a bank, shaking the butt of his whip, but not daring to cut in for fear of hitting me. Cited from Ranson's Folly, by Richard Harding Davis
  • Time and again Sam had almost forcibly to restrain Dick from using the butt of his whip on Wolf's head. Cited from The Silent Places, by Steward Edward White
  • The mare snorted and tried to rear back and Hazen clapped the butt of his whip across her knees. Cited from O Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1919, by Various
  • The revolver flashed, and a muffled yell came from him as he felt the shock of the bullet as it struck fairly against the butt of his whip. Cited from Back to God's Country, By James Oliver Curwood
  • Mr. Lander brought himself under censure by venturing, without his wife's authority, to lean forward and tap on the door-frame with the butt of his whip. Cited from Entire PG Edition of William Dean Howells
  • He came straight up to meet me, and then stood in the road, barring my path, and tapping his riding-boot with the butt of his whip -- a handsome young fellow, well proportioned and well set up. Cited from Noughts and Crosses, by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • Warren's Copse proved to be the small clump of trees that I had noticed on the previous day, and my driver pulled up there and jerked the butt of his whip in the direction of the hut. Cited from A Rogue by Compulsion, by Victor Bridges
  • A horseman had galloped up to Condillac, walked his horse across the bridge - which was raised only at night - and was knocking with the butt of his whip an imperative summons upon the timbers of the gate. Cited from St. Martin's Summer, by Rafael Sabatini
  • Next moment he leaned slightly sidewise, and, never loosening his hold on the reins with his left hand, he brought the weighty butt of his whip with a rapid cut, half sidewise, half downwards, upon the horseman's head. Cited from In Clive's Command, by Herbert Strang
  • "Insolent clod!" exclaimed Bellecour, with an angry laugh and a sharp, downward blow of the butt of his whip upon the peasant's head. Cited from The Trampling of the Lilies, by Rafael Sabatini #9
  • Arriving at the poor-house, Mr. Belcher gave the reins to his servant, and, with a sharp rap upon the door with the butt of his whip, summoned to the latch the red-faced and stuffy keeper. Cited from Sevenoaks, by J. G. Holland
  • My guide carelessly struck them with the butt of his whip, and called forth from their consecrated lips of bronze a sound which, in that scene of loneliness, at first seemed like a wail of protest at the sacrilege, and finally died away into a muffled intonation resembling a stifled sob. Cited from John L. Stoddard's Lectures, Vol. 10 (of 10), by John L. Stoddard
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