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With a hammer the boy knocked off some of the slats of the small box in which Squinty had made his journey.SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
The governor made a strong thrust at him, which almost knocked him down; but showed that he was clad in armor.THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
It was only a hut of rough boards, carelessly knocked together for a shepherd's temporary home.RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
A rough track led to the gate, and Frank knocked loudly on an iron-studded door.THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Birdie has fairly taken the fighting edge off Liman von Sanders' two new Divisions: he has knocked them to bits.GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
The second barrel was discharged with no better result, except that a splinter of its horn was knocked off.HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
I just sit there, knocked plumb silly, almost, and looked at a big rose in the carpet.ALEC LLOYD, COWPUNCHERELEANOR GATES
He adjusted his neat tie, replaced the mirror, knocked at the door and entered the room of the Assistant Commissioner.DOPESAX ROHMER
Fear knocked loudly at her heart, whenever she asked of it this agitating question.THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE