draw blood

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  • Quickly he struck the other on the face, a blow that drew blood. Cited from The Trail of '98, by Robert W. Service
  • He shot his first arrow so as only to draw blood from that part. Cited from The Myth of Hiawatha, and Other Oral Legends, by Henry R. Schoolcraft
  • Where did the sea-king first draw blood? Cited from Heimskringla [Norwegian Kings], by Snorri Sturlson
  • There was force enough behind it to draw blood. Cited from North of Fifty-Three, by Bertrand W. Sinclair
  • An attempt to draw blood from the arm failed. Cited from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe V2[Raven Edition]
  • See how he bit me and drew blood. Cited from The Great Taboo, by Grant Allen
  • Then he struck his hand against the fence with such sudden passion that he drew blood. Cited from In His Steps, By Charles M. Sheldon
  • They continue to do battle, each drawing blood from their opponent.
  • He came, on behalf of his uncle, to draw blood with the commander. Cited from The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898, Vol. 23, Ed. by Blair & Robertson
  • He struck me in the face, drew blood. Cited from Best Russian Short Stories, by Various
  • What she said was not much, but it was memorable, and every word drew blood. Cited from Kate Carnegie and Those Ministers, by Ian Maclaren
  • They dare not draw blood -- the soldiers of this age -- for their lives. Cited from Godliness, by Catherine Booth
  • With some procedures both arms are used, one to draw blood and the other to return it.
  • Accordingly the master-of-camp drew blood with them, and then they became seemingly firm friends. Cited from The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898, Vol. 23, Ed. by Blair & Robertson
  • He said that when the ruler of that town should come, then the commander would draw blood with him. Cited from The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898, Vol. 23, Ed. by Blair & Robertson
  • Some of the big fellows can draw blood with their teeth. Cited from Alone, by Norman Douglas
  • He would not go, so the public-house keeper and his servant beat him so that they drew blood. Cited from Resurrection, by Leo Tolstoy [Leo Tolstoi]
  • These chiefs drew blood with our men, and made a lasting peace. Cited from The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898, Vol. 23, Ed. by Blair & Robertson
  • He caught the game by the legs and then received a peck in the hand that drew blood. Cited from Young Hunters of the Lake, by Ralph Bonehill
  • He would also walk through the assembled people scourging himself to the point of drawing blood and beyond.
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