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He was almost certain that he saw a black silk cape whipping out from the shoulders of the lone man in the car.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
And Isabel dropped her head into her arms and burst into a wild tempest of tears, like a child that has had its first whipping.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Whipping the long, keen blade from its sheath, Marius bore down upon the rash meddler.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Although the whipping-post and stocks used to be common things in English towns, we saw them preserved only at Bottisford.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
All around Palermo spread the tents, bright pavilions of silk with broad pennons above, whipping the slow south wind.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
He remembered well how he daren't touch a blossom under pain of a good whipping.
BLACK DIAMONDSMR JKAI
It was a long time before they found out what the matter was; and then the monkey had to take a whipping, I guess.
MINNIE'S PET MONKEYMADELINE LESLIE
The ox should be as little abused by threats and whipping, as by stinted feed and overtasked labor.
DOMESTIC ANIMALSRICHARD L. ALLEN
Would those stars never cease blinking in and out, or the wind stop whipping the swift clouds past?
WHEN VALMOND CAME TO PONTIAC, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
Then the other boot was cast over and the balloon rose several feet, swaying and whipping savagely over the heads of the crowd.
IN AFRICAJOHN T. MCCUTCHEON

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