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If the truth was known," he added, more soberly, "THEY'VE licked US about every clip up to now; but this time--this time--we'll lick 'em good
Others soberly affirmed, that while they marvelled at the venerable grandeur of his aspect, the old man had faded from their eyes, melting slowly into the hues of twilight, till, where he stood, there was an empty space.
And a periwig," added little Alice, soberly, not knowing what was the article of dress which she recommended to our friend Charley.
This done, they went soberly and sadly to work, to glean their scanty subsistence for the day.
You and your neighbours can go on taking your pot of beer soberly, when you've done your day's work, like good churchmen; and if Will Maskery doesn't like to join you, but to go to a prayermeeting at Treddleston instead, let him; that's no business of yours, so long as he doesn't hinder you from doing what you like.
We had then a tug for it; and after we had both rolled on the pavement, and with difficulty picked ourselves up, we agreed to walk on more soberly.
It are welly pretty," Bruno more soberly remarked: and he began spelling out some words inscribed on it.
Newman said soberly that he had never noticed it; and M.
Garin understood some part of it, and Vixen interpreted the rest, and the two trotted off together soberly.
On came the hoof tramps and the voices of the riders, two grave old voices, conversing soberly as they drew near.
Martin, bothered by an odd feeling of strangeness in the midst of his own familiar surroundings, smoked his pipe in silence and studied Rose soberly.
Seek not proud riches, but such as thou mayest get justly, use soberly, distribute cheerfully, and leave contentedly.