The other took it, and began to examine it; he smoothed it between his fingers, and held it up to the light; he turned it over, and upside down, and edgeways
Try to keep quiet for a moment, and see how it would seem; a body can't get in a word edgeways
, you talk so much.
Old Hank Bunker done it once, and bragged about it; and in less than two years he got drunk and fell off of the shot-tower, and spread him- self out so that he was just a kind of a layer, as you may say; and they slid him edgeways
between two barn doors for a coffin, and buried him so, so they say, but I didn't see it.
The axe would be placed edgeways
towards the archer, and he would have to shoot his arrow through the hole into which the handle was fitted when the axe was in use.
Both at Paris and on the Rhine, and even in Switzerland--there are so many Poles, with their sympathisers, the French, at these tables d'hote that one cannot get a word in edgeways
if one happens only to be a Russian.
When Pickering starts shouting nobody can get a word in edgeways
He could not judge the distance, and they flew edgeways
to him, so as to conceal the broader aspect of their bulk.
And luck-bringing Hermes, the son of Zeus, passed edgeways
through the key-hole of the hall like the autumn breeze, even as mist: straight through the cave he went and came to the rich inner chamber, walking softly, and making no noise as one might upon the floor.
This may be illustrated by placing books edgeways
on a carpet, and then, after the manner suggested by Michell, imitating the undulations of an earthquake: it will be found that they fall with more or less readiness, according as their direction more or less nearly coincides with the line of the waves.
When Scott Hastings got a word in edgeways
you felt like kissing the screen.
Back for a ninth series, this comedy gem, hosted by Rob Brydon, above, sees team captains Lee Mack and David Mitchell, mercilessly mock each other, while celeb guests try to get a word in edgeways
Back for a ninth series, this comedy gem, hosted by Rob Brydon sees team captains Lee Mack and David Mitchell, mercilessly mock each other, while celeb guests try to get a word in edgeways