Perhaps it is only another aspect of the spirit of altruism, a sort of backhanded vicariousness.
"The Complete Essays of C. D. Warner" by Charles Dudley Warner
With a backhand he knocked Cameron flat, out of range.
"The Patrol of the Sun Dance Trail" by Ralph Connor
I received a backhanded slap: 'Peg Woffington!
"Peg Woffington" by Charles Reade
Bloom releases his hand and writes idly on the table in backhand, pencilling slow curves.
"Ulysses" by James Joyce
Rudolph, his cheeks on fire, darted past and dealt, full force, a clumsy backhand sweep of the arm.
"Dragon's blood" by Henry Milner Rideout
Most players are weaker on their backhand.
"Lawn Tennis for Ladies" by Mrs. Lambert Chambers
That last backhander at the claret-jug had determined him.
"John Caldigate" by Anthony Trollope
LETTERS: The feminine language, when committed to paper, with a stub pen and backhanded chirography, is known as a letter.
"Mince Pie" by Christopher Darlington Morley
The address was in a backhand.
"Gordon Keith" by Thomas Nelson Page
One of the detectives took the woman by the arm; she jerked it loose and aimed a backhand slap at him.
"Time Crime" by H. Beam Piper
He released his grip on the girl's neck and swung a clumsy, backhand blow at her head.
"This World Must Die!" by Horace Brown Fyfe
But before Raikes could make up his mind, a backhanded blow caused him to turn a somersault over the bench.
"The Camp in the Snow" by William Murray Graydon
With a backhanded slash de Gobignon knocked the point aside.
"The Saracen: The Holy War" by Robert Shea
On the return, Kaby gave Lili, who'd started to grab too, an effortless backhand smash that set her down on the divan.
"The Big Time" by Fritz Reuter Leiber
Lindsay had remodeled his own backhand, just the year before, upon that of the man sent to kill him.
"The Ambassador" by Samuel Kimball Merwin
The first blow, aimed backhand at his bare right leg, struck his shield instead.
"Triplanetary" by Edward Elmer Smith
Every bowler should learn both forehand and backhand play.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 3" by Various
Glyddyr turned upon him, and made a backhanded blow at his face.
"King of the Castle" by George Manville Fenn
As it fell, Klaas knocked it away with a backhanded blow, and sprang between it and his foe.
"The Golden Rock" by Ernest Glanville
The name on the note was kind of backhand.
"Yellowstone Nights" by Herbert Quick
With a backhand flip less than 10 minutes into the game, Ashley Dona became the most prolific goal scorer in the history of Johnstown field hockey.
Magnus plays soccer whenever he can break away from the board, he's got a mean backhand and he is also moonlighting as a model.
Getty ImagesA slice backhand and a brilliant net game helped Martina Navratilova win a record nine Wimbledon singles titles.
Two Grand Slam titles and several dives in the rankings later, is she putting her formidable backhand to bed forever.
1 Carlos Moya hits a backhand during his first-round match against Tim Smyczek at the BNP Paribas Open.
The one-handed slice backhand is an essential part of a good player's arsenal.
Bannister got caught up in racketeering charges with the sleazy Barry the Backhander when his law firm represented one of Barry's real-estate transactions.
Mal begins the book as a convict, an ex-Marine and former lawyer who got caught up in racketeering charges related to a crooked influence peddler nicknamed Barry the Backhander.
Professional wrestler CM Punk backhands and then smacks a fan in the jaw after running into the crowd during a show KOVR-TV's Laura Cole reports.
They whipped forehands side to side and chased down backhands, combining for 109 winners over 332 total points played in five sets over four-and-a-half grinding, grueling hours.
Mats Sundin's backhand deserves showcase of its own in Hall of Fame: DiManno.
He gave a backhanded compliment to the Patriots' No.
Juan Monaco of Argentina lines up a backhand during his victory Kei Nishikori of Japan in the semifinals on the Malaysia Open.
Terrence Howard catches a backhand from ex-girlfriend.
Terrence recently broke up with ex-girlfriend, Seng Yang and she went to house his house that night to give him a Will Smith backhand slap.