Usage examples for beating

  1. She was beating softly against his hand held in hers, her voice rising again, and her tears. – Gaslight Sonatas by Fannie Hurst
  2. The storm was beating in her face, but her cheeks were like fire underneath. – Wives and Widows; or The Broken Life by Ann S. Stephens
  3. Well, Mansell, got over your beating yet? – The Loom of Youth by Alec Waugh
  4. Mr. Squirrelius told himself with a beating heart that he had obtained matter not only for one hundred lines, but that he could make five or six hundred out of it. – The Waif of the "Cynthia" by André Laurie and Jules Verne
  5. As he was still in the same attitude I put my hand on his heart to see if it was beating. – The Shrieking Pit by Arthur J. Rees
  6. " Thanks, Judy," said Catherine; " hardly a good fight, I'm afraid, rather a good beating." – Judy of York Hill by Ethel Hume Patterson Bennett
  7. Let us have no more beating about the bush. – The Adventure of the Devil's Foot by Arthur Conan Doyle
  8. It was probable that this person was quite unconscious of our presence, but my heart was beating so hard it seemed to me he surely must hear it. – The Other Side of the Door by Lucia Chamberlain
  9. Blaine heard distinctly the beating of his own heart. – The Copper-Clad World by Harl Vincent
  10. Her heart was suddenly beating very fast. – The Way of an Eagle by Ethel M. Dell
  11. " This was beating the drum," he said. – Six Little Bunkers at Grandpa Ford's by Laura Lee Hope
  12. Do it in two minutes, and you can't help beating 'em." – An American at Oxford by John Corbin
  13. Lucy tried to stop her beating heart, as she answered, " Yes." – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  14. " Well, indeed, it takes some beating," Wally agreed. – Back To Billabong by Mary Grant Bruce
  15. Father has no real cause that I ever heard of; but some dogs never know when they've had enough beating, nor some people either. – The Story Of Waitstill Baxter by By Kate Douglas Wiggin
  16. Gordon managed to get Hazlitt's head between his knees, and Lovelace began to give that worthy a beating he was never likely to forget. – The Loom of Youth by Alec Waugh
  17. Without beating, she certainly had accomplished the miracle of bending him. – Lord Ormont and his Aminta, v4 by George Meredith Edition: 10 Language: English
  18. There is no beating around the bush. – Humanly Speaking by Samuel McChord Crothers
  19. I said, with beating heart. – Weapons of Mystery by Joseph Hocking