Usage examples for kicking

  1. " I've a very great mind to give you a number- one kicking said Billy. – The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling
  2. I'm not kicking it was a fair game," the big fellow returned without a shadow of anger. – Christopher and the Clockmakers by Sara Ware Bassett
  3. " Still alive and kicking sir. – Shipwreck in the Sky by Eando Binder
  4. Two attempts by Kendall advanced the ball but four yards and Harris again went back to kicking position. – Left Tackle Thayer by Ralph Henry Barbour
  5. When she saw it her heart raced in front of her, like a pony, suddenly released, kicking its heels. – The Captives by Hugh Walpole
  6. Freddy Farmer was still alive and kicking – Dave Dawson at Casablanca by Robert Sydney Bowen
  7. A good hour passes, with the Locust still kicking the Spider impassive, myself watching. – The Life of the Spider by J. Henri Fabre
  8. " We're kicking up dust enough to be seen ten miles," grumbled Walt. – The Border Boys Across the Frontier by Fremont B. Deering
  9. He lay on the ground shouting and kicking with fright, and the whole party flung itself upon him. – Pelle the Conqueror, Vol. 2 by Martin Anderson Nexo
  10. Sometimes, however, they were kicking Kings. – Quick Action by Robert W. Chambers
  11. " A mule, sir, which has taken a fit of kicking – My Lady of the North by Randall Parrish
  12. If Sir William does not return, you will dine with Felicity alone; and I expect you to conduct exactly like Sir William, and refrain from kicking under the table. – Cardigan by Robert W. Chambers
  13. There's nobody kicking you under the table. – Ship's Company, The Entire Collection by W.W. Jacobs
  14. My wife had hired a man, and sent him out to see what had become of my money and other things; but I had missed the man as I went in, and he didn't return until some time after I got home, as he went all the way to where I lay sick, before he heard that I was still in the land of the living and a- kicking – A Narrative of the Life of David Crockett, of the State of Tennessee. by Davy Crockett
  15. He has been standing on his head before her, and now he is lying on his back and kicking his feet in the air. – The Joyous Story of Toto by Laura E. Richards
  16. And now instead of kicking the whole mob into the outer darkness, he lay there, face down, listening to their evil whispers. – Shelled by an Unseen Foe by James Fiske
  17. There's been some one kicking up a row at that door for a quarter of an hour, I should think; you must have met him going down- stairs. – Lady Audley's Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon
  18. Some one had lost his money, and was doing the grand kicking act. – Forty Years a Gambler on the Mississippi by George H. Devol
  19. It was largely, or more properly, entirely, a kicking game, with any number up to thirty on a side. – The University of Michigan by Wilfred Shaw
  20. I'm kicking a set o' sarcy Britishers out o' my ship. – The Black Bar by George Manville Fenn