pelt them

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  • We ran after them pelting them with stones until they separated in several directions. Cited from The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man, by James Weldon Johnson
  • The weather had changed again, and a cold, gusty snow-storm pelted them. Cited from Count Frontenac, by Francis Parkman
  • No sooner were they fast asleep again, than the little man began to pelt them afresh. Cited from Childhood's Favorites and Fairy Stories, by Various
  • With these words he threw the water into his guests' faces, and then he pelted them with the dishes. Cited from Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare by E. Nesbit #6
  • You may pelt them with stones if you please, and all they will do is to give you a wider berth. Cited from Essays of Travel by Robert Louis Stevenson
  • However, the Russian mob, already highly excited, began pelting them with stones and various hard objects.
  • These now came out, and met the Ribbonmen on their flight from those who were pelting them with the stones. Cited from Station; The Party Fight & Funeral; The Lough Derg Pilgrim, by Carleton
  • We hissed the men, and we would have pelted them had we not been afraid of striking your sisters. Cited from In The Reign Of Terror, by G. A. Henty
  • When they and their men entered the castle, they were massacred by the garrison, who pelted them with stones.
  • I have pelted them by the score from the veranda of a station-house in South Australia. Cited from Town Life in Australia, 1883, by R. E. N. (Richard) Twopeny
  • They were perfectly naked, and groups of children were pelting them with mud and stones. Cited from Under the Dragon Flag, by James Allan
  • We pounded them with shrapnel and pelted them with common shell until the air around them rained iron. Cited from Campaign Pictures of the War in South Africa (1899-1900), by A. G. Hales
  • But she didn't care to listen to the birds' song, and pelted them with clay, till they flew off far away. Cited from Popular Tales from the Norse, by G. W. Dasent
  • It tore the flowers from their stems, and the rain pelted them into the earth in its fury. Cited from Leah Mordecai, by Mrs. Belle Kendrick Abbott
  • The Indians remaining in the canoes could have pelted them to shreds in a few minutes. Cited from The Captain of the Kansas, by Louis Tracy
  • Some boys, playing near a pond, saw a number of Frogs in the water, and began to pelt them with stones. Cited from Aesop's Fables, by Aesop
  • Provision was easily to be had, for they killed, almost every day, a hundred geese to each ship, by pelting them with stones. Cited from The Works of Samuel Johnson, Vol. 6, by Samuel Johnson
  • Three garrison sentinels spotted him and his two companions and pelted them with rocks, but Alexander killed them.
  • Our Corporal was shooting them as fast as he could with his revolver and we dropped our gun and pelted them with their own bombs. Cited from Into the Jaws of Death, by Jack O'Brien
  • SOME BOYS, playing near a pond, saw a number of Frogs in the water and began to pelt them with stones. Cited from Aesop's Fables