He might just as well have turned a somersault and uttered an Indian war whoop
, for his face was so full of suppressed excitement and his voice so treacherously joyful that everyone jumped up, though he only said, in a queer, breathless voice, "Here's another Christmas present for the March family."
This gave him many friends--all of whom he had gotten together into the "War Whoop
League," whose clubhouse you might see just outside of the yards.
Another question which suggested itself to many who heard their half-terrible, halfgrotesque war whoop
for the first time is by what queer anomaly such burly fellows should come to have such high-pitched voices.
On his return to Edinburgh, armed to the teeth, painted like a Native American and doing a Cherokee war whoop
, Peter drew large crowds who loved hearing about his travels.
In addition to a description of the games from You Can't Go Home Again (191-92), Nagorski writes about Dodd's recollection of the "war whoop
" let out by Wolfe when Jesse Owens won a race (193).
After taking only four steps, I saw him lying there, 60 yards off, and let out a war whoop
and danced a jig.
When their time came to die, some of the Indian men gave a last war whoop
. Others spoke of their families.
And (right) The Last War Whoop
, 1855, by Arthur F Tait.
Touch that feather on the fourth verse and he will give a whoop, a war whoop
to the enemy, acknowledging the enemy and calling him to the ceremony.
One imagines a Kerry administration pursuing serious negotiations to craft not only a nonholocaustal exit strategy in Iraq but a participatory role for America in the construction of a sane world order in which "democracy" might once again sound like a good idea rather than a mad-dog cowboy war whoop
. Maybe President Kerry will resume America's critical role in pursuing a Mideast peace; maybe he'll even find the guts to do better than we did back when we were bothering, back before Bush.
Learning that her family would now be moving into the White House, Alice was said to have "shrieked and let out a war whoop
and started dancing on the front lawn."
lThere is a Town Moor double for Ryan Price and Brian Taylor when Obraztsovy outruns War Whoop
in the ten-furlong heat, and Hard Attack pips Man Alive in the