Definition of Bethumping
1. bethump [v] - See also: bethump
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Literary usage of Bethumping
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1842)
"So far from bethumping his readers with words, our poet, as will be seen by the closing of two of the foregoing lines, uses the strictest economy in their ..."
2. Woodstock: Or, The Cavalier, a Tale of the Year Sixteen Hundred and Fifty-one by Walter Scott (1887)
"... match any bearded Presbyterian or Independent of them all, in laying down his doctrines and his uses, and bethumping us with his texts and his homilies. ..."
3. The Literary Examiner: Consisting of the Indicator, a Review of Books, and by Leigh Hunt (1823)
"... of " bethumping with words," is supplied by them. In the first place, the French humour is incompatible with patience and modesty ; secondly,— " He is ..."
4. Woodstock: Or, The Cavalier by Walter Scott (1894)
"... match any bearded'Presbyterian or Independent of them all, in laying down his doctrines and his uses, and bethumping us with his texts and his homilies. ..."
5. More Mornings at Bow Street: A New Collection of Humorous and Entertaining by John Wight (1827)
"Unfortunately for this her determination, however, she gave her evidence with so much vigour—bethumping the magistrate with words, almost as vigorously as ..."