That he might make his appearance before his mistress in the true style of a cavalier, he borrowed
a horse from the farmer with whom he was domiciliated, a choleric old Dutchman of the name of Hans Van Ripper, and, thus gallantly mounted, issued forth like a knight- errant in quest of adventures.
Ferrars, as well as not knowing how to get to Plymouth; for Lucy it seems borrowed
all her money before she went off to be married, on purpose we suppose to make a show with, and poor Nancy had not seven shillings in the world;--so I was very glad to give her five guineas to take her down to Exeter, where she thinks of staying three or four weeks with Mrs.
I imagined myself only to be regretting my loss, and thinking how to repair it; but when my reflections were concluded, and I looked up and found that the afternoon was gone, and evening far advanced, another discovery dawned on me, namely, that in the interval I had undergone a transforming process; that my mind had put off all it had borrowed
of Miss Temple--or rather that she had taken with her the serene atmosphere I had been breathing in her vicinity--and that now I was left in my natural element, and beginning to feel the stirring of old emotions.
Linton took off the grey cloak of the dairy-maid which we had borrowed
for our excursion, shaking her head and expostulating with her, I suppose: she was a young lady, and they made a distinction between her treatment and mine.
The general scarcity of everything, occasioned candles to be borrowed
in a rather peremptory manner of Monsieur Gabelle; and in a moment of reluctance and hesitation on that functionary's part, the mender of roads, once so submissive to authority, had remarked that carriages were good to make bonfires with, and that post-horses would roast.
Six tea, two salt, and a pair of sugars, I have at different times borrowed
money on, in secret, with my own hands.
Then I bethought me of a crutch, the shape being much the same, and I borrowed
one in the village, and displayed it to my sister with considerable confidence.
And we borrowed
a boat from a sailor; but it was broken on the rocks when we reached the shores of Africa.
Several others declared their sentiments to the same purpose, when my master proposed an expedient to the assembly, whereof he had indeed borrowed
the hint from me.
a small saucer, and scooped up the dough with her paws.
he cried, "I must e'en borrow your sword for the friend I have borrowed
Also, you say that you are in despair at the thought of being unable to help me in my illness, owing to the fact that you have sold everything which might have maintained me, and preserved me in sickness, as well as that you have borrowed
as much as it is possible for you to borrow, and are daily experiencing unpleasantness with your landlady.