He glowered at his fate, and tugged his tawny moustache for some time in silence.
Dick glowered sullenly at the wall and tugged his great moustache.
He tugged at his collar as if to breathe the easier, cleared his throat and began again.
Though each guest tugged with all his might, he tugged in vain.
Frantically he tugged and tore at the slimy rope, hauling with a will and ...