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I must plead guilty to the charge of abbreviating the official breath of more than one of these venerable servants of the republic.
Try to conceive of this mollusk gravely applying for an official position, of any kind under the sun
As soon as the monarch saw my writing he did not so much as look at the samples of the merchants, but desired his officials to take the finest and most richly caparisoned horse in his stables, together with the most magnificent dress they could procure, and to put it on the person who had written those lines, and bring him to court.
At this moment an official crossed over, and approaching Sancho threw over him a robe of black buckram painted all over with flames of fire, and taking off his cap put upon his head a mitre such as those undergoing the sentence of the Holy Office wear; and whispered in his ear that he must not open his lips, or they would put a gag upon him, or take his life.
As next to the queen, she was the most considerable personage of the fete, she was received by the city officials, and placed in a box opposite to that which the queen was to occupy.
The city was sleeping; some customs officials were taking the air; and the water kept pouring through the holes of the dam with a deafening roar.
Having inward spies, making use of officials of the enemy.
He was one of those officials called berthing-masters - not the one who had berthed us, but another, who, apparently, had been busy securing a steamer at the other end of the dock.
The fowls were all gone to roost, and the bull-dog lay stretched on the straw outside his kennel, with the black-and-tan terrier by his side, when the falling-to of the gate disturbed them and set them barking, like good officials, before they had any distinct knowledge of the reason.
Lords and Ladies in Waiting, and various Court Officials," our guide gruffly remarked, as he led us in.
It is my opinion that though croupiers seem such ordinary, humdrum officials--men who care nothing whether the bank wins or loses--they are, in reality, anything but indifferent to the bank's losing, and are given instructions to attract players, and to keep a watch over the bank's interests; as also, that for such services, these officials are awarded prizes and premiums.
Then I do think they might have sent a deputation to the steamer; but I suppose they were frightened of the officials.