Dear old maddest of created 'Caesars,' I feel as if I were whacking at him yet!
He had reminded her of it by whacking his hand against his thigh.
He had his hat in his hand and was whacking his thigh with it.
Shouldst thou fail, it will be a whacking with staves for thine.
"When there'll be a whacking," grinned Bert, always the cynic.
Who sat tight so as to let Susanne ...