Sentence Examples with the word knocking

Sorcery, the scars raised on the body, the knocking out of teeth, circumcision and rules as to marriage have been quoted; but many such customs are found among savage peoples far distant from each other and entirely unrelated.

They were too busy knocking on Fred's door before he'd even risen to book their reservations for Cyberville.

Their knocking made her heart flip, and she covered her mouth at her gasp.

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It was a few minutes before she realized the pounding noise was someone knocking at the door.

A wave of grief engulfed him and ripped through to his core, knocking the breath from him.

But these knocking whales are seldom remarkable as faithful essays.

She combed her fingers through her red hair, forgetting her pushed-back sunglasses and knocking them to the ground.

I imagine knocking off a few more people allied to Greene.

In another moment Rostov's horse dashed its breast against the hindquarters of the officer's horse, almost knocking it over, and at the same instant Rostov, without knowing why, raised his saber and struck the Frenchman with it.

Shipton was mad as hell at me for knocking him down.