The poor old fellow gets his trouncing from the critics monthly.
It is men that Dr. Parkhurst is trouncing—not their crimes—not Crime.
I don't care what you do, so long as I give this little beggar a trouncing.
Have I got to submit myself to a trouncing more than once a year?
But, by God His faith, an they would be ruled by me, he should get such a trouncing therefor that ...