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So I jest sot down and took a standing-up snack and started.
But when my darter -- she's a schoolma'am like you -- went out West to teach I felt real lonesome and wasn't nowise sot against the idea.
Their father, old Abram Booth, was a disgusting old sot.
That popular fable of the sot who was picked up dead drunk in the street, carried to the duke's house, washed and dressed and laid in the duke's bed, and, on his waking, treated with all obsequious ceremony like the duke, and assured that he had been insane, owes its popularity to the fact that it symbolizes so well the state of man, who is in the world a sort of sot, but now and then wakes up, exercises his reason and finds himself a true prince.
There is a class of persons to whom by all spiritual affinity I am bought and sold; for them I will go to prison if need be; but your miscellaneous popular charities; the education at college of fools; the building of meeting-houses to the vain end to which many now stand; alms to sots, and the thousand-fold Relief Societies;--though I confess with shame I sometimes succumb and give the dollar, it is a wicked dollar which by and by I shall have the manhood to withhold.
The lieutenant, who was neither a sot nor a sportsman, was frequently of our parties; indeed he was very little with my husband, and no more than good breeding constrained him to be, as he lived almost constantly at our house.
If there is one character,' said Mrs Varden with great emphasis, 'that offends and disgusts me more than another, it is a sot.
Come, Martha, my dear,' said the locksmith cheerily, 'let us have tea, and don't let us talk about sots.
I sot up till the clock was gone twelve last night, a-lookin' at 'em,--I did,--till they stared at me out o' the picturs as if they'd know when I spoke to 'em.
Briefly, Watson, I am in the midst of a very remarkable inquiry, and I have hoped to find a clue in the incoherent ramblings of these sots, as I have done before now.
But in the saloons, even the sots, stupefied, sprawling across the tables or in the sawdust, were objects of mystery and wonder.
Il n'y a pas des sots si incommodes que ceux qui ont de l'esprit