Usage examples for boxing

  1. His teachers of boxing and wrestling have abandoned him." – Riders of the Silences by Max Brand
  2. Cuffy was teaching Silkie to box, though, to be sure, he knew very little about boxing. – The Tale of Cuffy Bear by Arthur Scott Bailey
  3. Instead of boxing his ears she begged him to reflect. – Tommy and Grizel by J.M. Barrie
  4. He pointed to the boxing gloves on the grass. – The Inside of the Cup, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009
  5. Zeb was greatly astonished at his defeat, and when the pretty Princess joined her people in laughing at him he proposed a boxing- match with the Munchkin, to which the little Ozite readily agreed. – Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz by L. Frank Baum.
  6. Now, I should take lessons in boxing, to begin with. – Ten Thousand a-Year. Volume 1. by Samuel Warren
  7. I flatter myself I am fairly proficient in your English sport of boxing, if you would prefer a fist fight rather than a duel with swords or pistols. – Bandit Love by Juanita Savage
  8. At sight of the boxing gloves May and Morton set up a shout. – The Adventures of Bobby Orde by Stewart Edward White
  9. The themes were chiefly of athletic contests, of boxing, wrestling and feats of strength. – City of Endless Night by Milo Hastings
  10. I felt like boxing his ears. – Secret Memoirs: The Story of Louise, Crown Princess by Henry W. Fischer
  11. Very likely the beating administered to poor Will was to this end; and Harry may have thought, A boxing- match between us is sure to bring on a quarrel with the family; in the quarrel with the family, Maria may take her brother's side. – The Virginians by William Makepeace Thackeray
  12. The boxing of the wagon was passed up, piece by piece, and set in its place just as before. – Popular Adventure Tales by Mayne Reid
  13. Then I lost my temper and went for the blackguard, and although I gave up boxing twenty years ago, very soon had the best of it, for, as you may have observed, no Oriental can fight with his fists. – Queen Sheba's Ring by H. Rider Haggard
  14. And then Giddy's left, that had learned some neat tricks of boxing in the days of the Gory greatness, landed fairly on the Mazzetti nose. – Gigolo by Edna Ferber
  15. With a nod of greeting he pushed the table over to one side, threw off his two upper garments, and pulled on a pair of the boxing- gloves from the corner. – The Firm of Girdlestone by Arthur Conan Doyle
  16. And indeed it would have been madness to have resisted this delightful Big Bill, who stands six feet four inches in his stockings, with a corresponding amount of bone and muscle, and is a star of the first magnitude in boxing circles. – The Shirley Letters from California Mines in 1851-52 by Louise Amelia Knapp Smith Clappe
  17. Phil had no time to warn the fellow further, for the clown began to rain blows upon him, though with no great exhibition of boxing skill. – The-Circus-Boys-on-the-Mississippi-or-Afloat-with-the-Big-Show-on-the-Big-River by Darlington, Edgar B. P.
  18. " Boxing parties" are generally held in the evening. – Perfect Behavior A Guide for Ladies and Gentlemen in all Social Crises by Donald Ogden Stewart
  19. They are severe on boxing. – One of Our Conquerors, Complete by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009