And Manonmie, patently relieved, stepped back, while Sheldon entered the fine
in the plantation labour journal.
Add to this the pleasure of displaying himself in rides about the city, and of making his fine
military costume, which you may still admire sculptured on his tomb in the abbey of Valmont in Normandy, and his morion, all embossed at Montlhéry, stand out a contrast against the parti-colored red and tawny robes of the aldermen and police.
All that I have, is, a fine
gentleman, a boot-jack, and a hair-comb.
His contention is that racing, without time allowances for anything else but tonnage - that is, for size - has fostered the fine
art of sailing to the pitch of perfection.
This," said the venerable chief, "is my son: he is very good; a great horseman--he always took care of this very fine
horse--he brought him up from a colt, and made him what he is.
King John Dough had brought for Ozma's birthday present a lovely gingerbread crown, with rows of small pearls around it and a fine
big pearl in each of its five points.
place,' said the stranger, 'glorious pile--frowning walls--tottering arches--dark nooks--crumbling staircases--old cathedral too--earthy smell--pilgrims' feet wore away the old steps--little Saxon doors--confessionals like money-takers' boxes at theatres--queer customers those monks--popes, and lord treasurers, and all sorts of old fellows, with great red faces, and broken noses, turning up every day--buff jerkins too-- match-locks--sarcophagus--fine
place--old legends too--strange stories: capital;' and the stranger continued to soliloquise until they reached the Bull Inn, in the High Street, where the coach stopped.
With the first peep of day I opened my eyes, to find myself in a great chamber, hung with stamped leather, furnished with fine
embroidered furniture, and lit by three fair windows.
, all Sedley's wealthy friends had dropped off one by one, and this poor ex- dependent still remained faithfully attached to him.
My partner and the old pilot had gone express back to the port where we had first put in, to dispose of some goods which we had left there; and I, with a Chinese merchant whom I had some knowledge of at Nankin, and who came to Pekin on his own affairs, went to Nankin, where I bought ninety pieces of fine
damasks, with about two hundred pieces of other very fine
silk of several sorts, some mixed with gold, and had all these brought to Pekin against my partner's return.
She knew still better, that Adam Bede--tall, upright, clever, brave Adam Bede--who carried such authority with all the people round about, and whom her uncle was always delighted to see of an evening, saying that "Adam knew a fine
sight more o' the natur o' things than those as thought themselves his betters"--she knew that this Adam, who was often rather stern to other people and not much given to run after the lasses, could be made to turn pale or red any day by a word or a look from her.
Then they took away her fine
clothes, and gave her an old grey frock to put on, and laughed at her, and turned her into the kitchen.