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On the dusty desk, behind the counter, was the sales-book.
Concurrently, Wegg perceives a pretty little dead bird lying on the counter, with its head drooping on one side against the rim of Mr Venus's saucer, and a long stiff wire piercing its breast.
So the boy pipes, as he selects it from his change, and throws it on the counter.
Bob Sawyer's temporary absence behind the counter, whither he had retired to dispense some of the second-hand leeches, previously referred to; 'my dear friend, I am very miserable.
Bob Sawyer's boy, who, instead of devoting the evening to his ordinary occupation of writing his name on the counter, and rubbing it out again, peeped through the glass door, and thus listened and looked on at the same time.
They paused, wavering and wondering, while he quietly went to the back of the cloak room, and came back with both hands full of shining silver, which he laid out on the counter as calmly as a salesman.
But the grim-faced colonel still sat sideways on the counter, swinging his long, lank legs and biting his dark moustache.
A sallow, thinly whiskered man, wearing a dingy white collar and a frayed tie, laid down a newspaper, and, leaning familiarly on both elbows far over the bare counter, answered that the person I was inquiring for was indeed his
From behind the bare counter he went on smiling at us, his head held between his hands.
The woman lifted the flap of the counter and followed him.
Other company were there: two playing cards, two playing dominoes, three standing by the counter lengthening out a short supply of wine.
But, he feigned not to notice the two strangers, and fell into discourse with the triumvirate of customers who were drinking at the counter.