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" said Job, " and I am extremely sorry at the accident; it was Dawson who shut the door, through utter unconsciousness, though I told him especially not to do it — the poor dog did not know whether he was on his head or his heels. " " You have got him... "
Pelham: Or, Adventures of a Gentleman - Page 293
by Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton - 1855 - 304 pages
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Pelham; or, The adventures of a gentleman [by E.G.E.L. Bulwer-Lytton].

Edward George E.L. Bulwer- Lytton (1st baron.) - 1833 - 460 pages
...Mr. Fib Fakescrew, some pain, if you had left the door open instead of shutting me up with your club, as you are pleased to call it." " Very true, Sir,"...not know whether he was on his head or his heels." VOL. III. 4 " You have got him safe," said I, quickly. " Ay, trust me for that, your honour. I have...
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American Turf Register and Sporting Magazine, Volume 3

Horse racing - 1832 - 712 pages
...astonishment of every body, Trifle made a burst and went by her two or three lengths. Ralph was all abroad and did not know whether he was on his head or his heels. Whalebone and Catgut could only bring the mare to a lap at the ending post. Trifle won the heat in...
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Sporting adventures in the New world, or, Days and nights of moose ..., Volume 1

Campbell Hardy - Micmac Indians - 1855 - 344 pages
...course missed the moose, who attacked him at once, knocking him over. He said that for some minutes he did not know whether he was on his head or his heels, and that when he came to his senses again, he found, no doubt to his great relief, his persecutor gone....
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Adventures in the Wilds of the United States and British American ..., Volume 2

Charles Lanman - Canada - 1856 - 540 pages
...course missed the moose, who attacked him at once, knocking him over. He said that for some minutes he did not know whether he was on his head or his heels, and that when he came to his senses again, he found, no doubt to his great relief, his persecutor gone....
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Agnes of Sorrento

Harriet Beecher Stowe - Fiction - 1862 - 440 pages
...shot behind her as she fled. Nor is it to be wondered at, if this same prince, after a week or two, did not know whether he was on his head or his heels, or whether the sun rose in the east or the south, or where he stood, or whither he was going. In fact,...
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Agnes of Sorrento

Harriet Beecher Stowe - 1865 - 424 pages
...shot behind her as she fled. Nor is it to be wondered at, if this same prince, after a week or two, did not know whether he was on his head or his heels, or whether the sun rose in the east or the south,T>r where he stood, or whither he was going. In fact,...
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Little Men: Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys

Louisa May Alcott - Boarding schools - 1871 - 400 pages
...it, or I 'll throw you over the barn ! " and so shook and hustled poor Stuffy, that for a minute he did not know whether he was on his head or his heels. " She told me to," was all he could say, when Tommy let him alone. " Never mind if she did ; it is...
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Every Saturday

1873 - 746 pages
...scornful stares in return for his sharp glances, and flirted outrageously with Lucas, till the poor fellow did not know whether he was on his head or his heels. She was in a very ecstasy of self-assertion, and would have puzzled a ten thousand times better psychologist...
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The Living Age, Volume 127

1875 - 844 pages
...if he had known her all his life ! And she encouraged him, and laughed and talked nonsense till he did not know whether he was on his head or his heels. I did my best to stop her " "You did," said Fanny; "you pinched my arm black and blue ! " " But it...
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Her Dearest Foe: A Novel

Mrs. Alexander - 1876 - 416 pages
...as if he had known her all his life! And she encouraged him, and laughed and talked nonsense till he did not know whether he was on his head or his heels. I did my best to stop her—" "You did," said Fanny; "you pinched my arm black and blue ! " " But it...
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