I felt my arm seized above the elbow, and next instant found myself swung so as to face Mr.
You have been reading English poetry with her," he said, immovable now, like another man altogether, a complete stranger to the man of the heavy and uncertain footfalls a little while ago--at my elbow.
You won't do it agin,' said the boy, nodding his head and drawing back, with the elbows
ready in case of the worst; 'now--'
I turned; at my elbow
stood a tall man, young, though probably five or six years older than I--in other respects of an appearance the opposite to common place; though just now, as I am not disposed to paint his portrait in detail, the reader must be content with the silhouette I have just thrown off; it was all I myself saw of him for the moment: I did not investigate the colour of his eyebrows, nor of his eyes either; I saw his stature, and the outline of his shape; I saw, too, his fastidious-looking RETROUSSE nose; these observations, few in number, and general in character (the last excepted), sufficed, for they enabled me to recognize him.
As she left them the milkmaid cast many reproachful glances over her shoulder at the clumsy strangers, holding her nicked elbow
close to her side.
Always he went into the cave, never did he come out of it, yet always did he arrive there at my elbow
and mock me.
Dempsey Donovan was at his elbow
instantly, talking rapidly.
The old gamester going into action only takes off his hat and coat, and arms himself with a stick; he then loops the fingers of his left hand in a handkerchief or strap, which he fastens round his left leg, measuring the length, so that when he draws it tight with his left elbow in the air, that elbow shall just reach as high as his crown.
Joe now comes in, and making the most of his height, tries to get over the old man's guard at half-stick, by which he takes a smart blow in the ribs and another on the elbow, and nothing more.
He fully extends his arms, pointing the elbows
out to the side, and positions the bar over the toes and slightly touching the shins.
The FA are determined to crack down on violent conduct, particularly dangerous and reckless use of elbows
It usually occurs in children who are heavily involved in sports that require frequent use of their elbows