It is sadly curious to observe how slight a taste of office suffices to infect a poor fellow
with this singular disease.
I had a fellow
, now, in this yer last lot I took to Orleans--'t was as good as a meetin, now, really, to hear that critter pray; and he was quite gentle and quiet like.
,'' continued he, addressing Gurth, ``canst thou use the staff, that thou starts to it so readily?
There was a fellow
, one Eric of Lincoln, who was thought to be the finest man with the staff for miles around.
The big fellow
, who was known among his mates as Black Michael, tried his leg gingerly, and, finding that it bore his weight, turned to Clayton with a word of gruff thanks.
One of them was a young fellow
of about twenty-seven, not tall, with black curling hair, and small, grey, fiery eyes.
Nay, nay," said the messenger, "no man is there in Nottinghamshire could make thee go against thy will, thou brave fellow
Oh, my dear fellow
, we're in such a stew here these last two days.
We can't accomplish anything by waiting here and meeting these fellows
You are so busy you can't read to a fellow
, I suppose?
It is these good fellows
that he gets--the fellows
with the fire and the go in them, who have bigness, and warmness, and the best of the human weaknesses.
This greatly distinguished Tom from the boisterous brutality of mere country squires on the one hand, and from the solemn and somewhat sullen deportment of Master Blifil on the other; and he began now, at twenty, to have the name of a pretty fellow
among all the women in the neighbourhood.