It's a stew of tripe,' said the landlord smacking
his lips, 'and cow-heel,' smacking
them again, 'and bacon,' smacking
them once more, 'and steak,' smacking
them for the fourth time, 'and peas, cauliflowers, new potatoes, and sparrow-grass, all working up together in one delicious gravy.
Mong the motley-speckled fierce creatures, Shouldest rove, sinful-sound and fine-coloured, With longing lips smacking
, Blessedly mocking, blessedly hellish, blessedly bloodthirsty, Robbing, skulking, lying--roving:--
But, as yet, Stubb heeded not the mumblings of the banquet that was going on so nigh him, no more than the sharks heeded the smacking of his own epicurean lips.
Faintly smacking his withered lips over it for a moment, the old negro muttered, Best cooked 'teak I eber taste; joosy, berry joosy.
In short," concluded the parson, decisively smacking
his leg with his switch, "there's hardly such another family in England.
The Be Reasonable Campaign says so; it says smacking
should not be confused with beating and should be a matter for parents.
Michael Bowen Nothing wrong with a slap across the bottom, they should bring it back, it never hurt us when we were kids, but I do not agree with parent's smacking
their children across the head.
I WOULD have to say that I wholeheartedly agree with Barbara Dunn and her recent letter regarding smacking
naughty children (Talkback, November 9).
THE NSPCC wants the smacking
of children in Northern Ireland outlawed, saying there is simply no reason to strike a child.
MSP My fears over smacking
Scotland's Children's Minister has warned that smacking
kids can damage their long-term wellbeing.
New Zealand's Conservative Party leader Colin Craig has admitted to smacking
his child despite the observance of the Smacking
The Question: Does smacking
a child in the first two years of life increase the chances of emotional and behavioral problems at age four?