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I know whom I may bully and whom I must flatter; and I thus prolong my life to a good old age."
What your real bully likes in tossing is when the boys kick and struggle, or hold on to one side of the blanket, and so get pitched bodily on to the floor; it's no fun to him when no one is hurt or frightened.
"What a cursed bully you are, Flashey!" rejoined the other.
He, who was sheer bladed steel in the imperious flashing of his will, could swashbuckle and bully like any over-seas roisterer, or wheedle as wickedly winningly as the first woman out of Eden or the last woman of that descent.
And his union was compelled to bully and slug the employers' unions in order to hold up wages or hold down hours.
Black Michael's as good as new agin an' 'e's not the bully to stand fer it, not 'e; an' mark my word for it, sir."
``Come, trowl the brown bowl to me, Bully boy, bully boy, Come, trowl the brown bowl to me: Ho!
The Snake River Deserts.- Scanty Fare.- Bewildered Travellers - Prowling Indians- A Giant Crow Chief.- A Bully Rebuked- Indian Signals.- Smoke on the Mountains.- Mad River.- An Alarm.- An Indian Foray- A Scamper.- A Rude Indian joke.- A Sharp-Shooter Balked of His Shot.
"I tell you it's a bully story, Anne," he said ecstatically.
"That story about Joseph now -- it's bully. But if I'd been Joseph I wouldn't have forgive the brothers.
Rostov went on ahead to do what was asked, and to his great surprise learned that Dolokhov the brawler, Dolokhov the bully, lived in Moscow with an old mother and a hunchback sister, and was the most affectionate of sons and brothers.
While a burly kid outside of the home may be the stereotype of a childhood bully, the study suggested that the most damaging bullies are those who tease, make fun of and physically hurt their brothers and sisters.