pelt me

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  • Then they lay down and pelted me with fallen fruit and stones, but seldom hit me. Cited from Lilith, by George MacDonald
  • So Karswell has been pelting me with letters ever since. Cited from Ghost Stories of an Antiquary, by M. R. James
  • Who is this pelting me with mud, as if I were an apple-tree inside of a fence? Cited from The Little Clay Cart, by (Attributed To) King Shudraka
  • A snowball struck me on the chin, and they began pelting me and laughing. Cited from Jacqueline of Golden River, by H. M. Egbert
  • I get regularly huzzaed every day, so they have been obliged to hire a band of butchers' boys to pelt me. Cited from The Young Duke, by Benjamin Disraeli
  • Whenever I touched one it pelted me with drops, and I was numbed with cold. Cited from Montlivet, by Alice Prescott Smith
  • The whole swarm proceeded immediately to reconnoitre me, and to pelt me with mud. Cited from Stories by Foreign Authors: German (V.2), Various
  • He pulled the bridle from my hands, led my horse into a pond close by, and gathering mud, pelted me from foot to shoulder. Cited from Brazilian Sketches, T. B. Ray
  • Once, while returning to the office with type, I was attacked by several large boys, sons of slave-holders, who pelted me with snow-balls. Cited from Narrative of William W. Brown, a Fugitive Slave, by William Wells Brown
  • Wearyworld hobbled after me up the Roods one day, pelting me with remarks, though I was doing my best to get away from him. Cited from The Little Minister, by J.M. Barrie
  • I tried again; they pelted me with epigrams, covered my God with ridicule, and darkened my Heaven with mockery. Cited from Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ, by Lew Wallace
  • The eldest, a plain, blunt man, began on his first visit to pelt me with problems about "man-made ministers" and Calvinism. Cited from Half a Century, by Jane Grey Cannon Swisshelm
  • And really I feel, at the sound of praise, though I like it, that the opposite, satire, condemnation, has its good right to pelt me. Cited from Adventures Harry Richmond by Meredith, v4
  • They gathered around me, pelting me with stones and sticks, until they overpowered me, and would have captured me, if I had not resorted to my heels. Cited from Narrative of William W. Brown, a Fugitive Slave, by William Wells Brown
  • If you pelt me with tabular forms, and tell me that each adult in Britain drank so many pints last year, you might just as well recite a mathematical proof. Cited from The Ethics of Drink and Other Social Questions, by James Runciman
  • I looked behind me, and there he stood, like an imp of mischief, pelting me with pine-cones, which it seems he had collected in his pocket for that purpose. Cited from The Wings of Icarus, by Laurence Alma Tadema
  • My church grows faster than I expected, and, while it doth so, I will not be mortified by all the lies and affronts they pelt me with. Cited from The Emancipation of Massachusetts, by Brooks Adams
  • Pelt me with rotten apples, with addled eggs, if I fail. Cited from In Troubadour-Land, by S. Baring-Gould
  • Wandering late by morning seas When my heart with pain was low-- Hate the censor pelted me-- Deject I saw my shadow go. Cited from John Marr and Other Poems, by Herman Melville
  • I never slept better than when lying in a newly-plowed corn-field, with the mud over my ankles, the rain pelting me in the face, and not a blanket to cover me. Cited from The Continental Monthly, Vol. I, Mar, 1862, Number III, by Various