The young man commenced his search for the letter with the greatest patience, turning out his pockets of all kinds over and over again, rummaging and rerummaging in his valise, and opening and reopening his purse; but when he found that he had come to the conviction that the letter was not to be found, he flew, for the third time, into such a rage as was near costing him a fresh consumption of wine, oil, and rosemary--for upon seeing this hot- headed youth become exasperated and threaten to destroy everything in the establishment if his letter were not found, the host seized a spit, his wife a broom handle, and the servants the same sticks they had used the day before.
Throwing down his spit, and ordering his wife to do the same with her broom handle, and the servants with their sticks, he set the first example of commencing an earnest search for the lost letter.
When she took hold of a mop or a broom handle
the hands looked like the dried stems of an old creeping vine clinging to a tree.
bout ten year ole dat 'uz good to me, en hadn't no mammy, po' thing, en I loved her en she loved me; en she come out whah I uz' workin' en she had a roasted tater, en tried to slip it to me-- robbin' herself, you see, 'ca'se she knowed de overseer didn't give me enough to eat--en he ketched her at it, en giver her a lick acrost de back wid his stick, which 'uz as thick as a broom handle
, en she drop' screamin' on de groun', en squirmin' en wallerin' aroun' in de dust like a spider dat's got crippled.
Out of the hair she braided a cord; and by means of the cord she lashed a three-foot piece of broom handle
to a board from the salmon case.
A SHOPPER who nabbed a thief by knocking him out with a broom handle
was praised for his courage yesterday.
And Simpson, of the International Management Group, said Langer may turn to the long broom handle
putter to rescue his ailing career.
West demonstrated her routine in court using a broom handle
instead of the weapon, which had a faulty safety catch.
GOLF: Sam Torrance was spot-on with his broom handle
putter as he partnered Seve Ballesteros to a 66-68 victory over Springboks Roger Wessels and Ian Palmer in the Sahara Cup yesterday.
The footage then shows him removing a device used to give water to the birds, known as a drinker, to leave himself a 5ft broom handle
1' SICKENING: A worker wields a 5ft broom handle
while he encourages his colleague to hurl live turkeys across farm shed for him to batter' 2' HORROR: The laughing nightshift worker swings his makeshift bat and savagely smashes a live turkey in the head while his colleagues look on' 3' SADISTIC: Taking a huge swing with the wooden pole the sick thug injures another live turkey as he smashes it across the head and sends it flying in a twisted game of rounders' TYCOON: Bernard Matthews, left, and his firm's Norfolk HQ
There he assaulted her, punched three of her teeth out, battered her with a broom handle
and chair and throttled her.