The raven followed them to satisfy himself that all was right below, and when they reached the street- door, stood on the bottom stair drawing corks
out of number.
No, they hold there a large, round wad of tow and cork
, enveloped in the thickest and toughest of ox-hide.
If she had had a cork
she would have been a comfort.
Then he blacked his face with burnt cork
and put the cork
in his pocket.
Whether sea-going people were short of money about that time, or were short of faith and preferred cork
jackets, I don't know; all I know is, that there was but one solitary bidding, and that was from an attorney connected with the bill-broking business, who offered two pounds in cash, and the balance in sherry, but declined to be guaranteed from drowning on any higher bargain.
It would be highly desirable that a cork
model should be taken of the Castle of Mousa, as it cannot be well understood by a plan.
JEREMY bounced up to the surface of the water, like a cork
and the bubbles out of a soda water bottle; and he swam with all his might to the edge of the pond.
The mighty cork
trees, unenforced save of their own courtesy, shed the broad light bark that served at first to roof the houses supported by rude stakes, a protection against the inclemency of heaven alone.
There was a vast difference noticeable between these consummate apparatuses and the old cork
breastplates, jackets, and other contrivances in vogue during the eighteenth century.
See here," continued he, drawing forth a small bottle and holding it before their eyes, "in this bottle I hold the small-pox, safely corked
up; I have but to draw the cork
, and let loose the pestilence, to sweep man, woman, and child from the face of the earth.
The bottle stood near them, two-thirds full, and beside it lay a long, deeply stained cork
I shall cork
it and screw the cap tight, and then I shall hurl it as far out into the sea as my strength will permit.