I was so ashamed of my folly, when I thought of the past--so completely discouraged, so rudely shaken
in my confidence in myself, when I thought of the future, that, for once in a way, I accepted sensible advice when it was offered to me.
The excellent old gentleman being at these times a mere clothes-bag with a black skull-cap on the top of it, does not present a very animated appearance until he has undergone the two operations at the hands of his granddaughter of being shaken up like a great bottle and poked and punched like a great bolster.
Smallweed requiring to be repeatedly shaken up like a large black draught.
The old gentleman is merely shaken and has his internal feathers beaten up, the cushion is restored to its usual place beside him, and the old lady, perhaps with her cap adjusted and perhaps not, is planted in her chair again, ready to be bowled down like a ninepin.
There appeared to be no bones broken, and the cut was of slight consequence; but the doctor had looked very grave, had shaken
his head slowly, and had said that time alone could tell.
"Be quick!" They all ran forward and passed under the tree without injury, except Toto, who was caught by a small branch and shaken
until he howled.
When Skipper, with a quick thrust, released him and shoved him clear, he came back, all teeth and growl, to be again caught and shaken
. The play continued, with rising excitement to Jerry.
past endurance in their creaking frames, fell crashing on the pavement; old tottering chimneys reeled and staggered in the blast; and many a steeple rocked again that night, as though the earth were troubled.
Buck knew no greater joy than that rough embrace and the sound of murmured oaths, and at each jerk back and forth it seemed that his heart would be shaken
out of his body so great was its ecstasy.
Miller is an old-fashioned striker who loves a battle but insists he has always shaken
hands at the end of it all.
And the "shaken
, not stirred" line shows up later in the movies.