1 At length, Charley Bates expressed his opinion that it was time to pad the hoof.
2 But what shocked me more than any signs of physical weakness was that his face was grotesquely criss-crossed with sticking-plaster, and that one large pad of it was fastened over his mouth.
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3 The girl had covered her head with her apron folded into a square pad.
4 Only the delighted "Uncle" dismounted, and cut off a pad, shaking the hare for the blood to drip off, and anxiously glancing round with restless eyes while his arms and legs twitched.
5 It ached in cold weather and the wooden peg was neither well padded nor comfortable.
6 He was so much manlier than the others; he was an even warm brown, like his new ready-made suit with its padded shoulders.
7 He was tall and thin, and wore his coats padded, which gave a fictitious breadth and depth to his shoulders and chest.
8 Madame coquetted with him in the most captivating and naive manner, with eyes, gestures, and a profusion of compliments, till the Colonel's old head felt thirty years younger on his padded shoulders.
9 Edna was glad to be rid of her father when he finally took himself off with his wedding garments and his bridal gifts, with his padded shoulders, his Bible reading, his "toddies" and ponderous oaths.
10 There were some who had both their arms bound tightly to their sides, and padded stumps in their sleeves, and a sick child hired to carry a cup for them.
11 I have given orders to the night attendant merely to shut him in the padded room, when once he is quiet, until an hour before sunrise.
12 It was with very considerable difficulty that they got him back to the house and put him in the padded room.
13 His softly padded feet played the melody while his fingers swept a scale of variations idly along the railings after each group of notes.
14 He lit up the difficult places with a flash-light torch, and they went on again, while an owl softly hooted over the oaks, and Flossie padded silently around.
15 He was clean-shaven and wore a Guardsman's padded coat with an Order of St. George at his buttonhole and a plain forage cap set straight on his head.