swearing


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Wopsle heavily; "that same man might be summoned as a juryman upon this very trial, and, having thus deeply committed himself, might return to the bosom of his family and lay his head upon his pillow, after deliberately swearing that he would well and truly try the issue joined between Our Sovereign Lord the King and the prisoner at the bar, and would a true verdict give according to the evidence, so help him God
Reinforcing himself, after his shake, with a little brandy and much swearing, he walked as fast as he could to a coppice on his right hand, through which it occurred to him that he could make his way to Batherley without danger of encountering any member of the hunt.
Then, when they had done swearing, I spoke, weighing my words:--
I,'' quoth the Miller, ``marked him busy about the door of a cellar, swearing by each saint in the calendar he would taste the smack of Front-de-B
Here's this poor old innocent bird o' mine swearing blue fire, and none the wiser, you may lay to that.
That upon coming nearer, and finding his error, he sent out his long-boat to discover what it was; that his men came back in a fright, swearing they had seen a swimming house.
An account of the Galles, and of the author's reception at the king's tent; Their manner of swearing, and of letting blood.
Andres went off rather down in the mouth, swearing he would go to look for the valiant Don Quixote of La Mancha and tell him exactly what had happened, and that all would have to be repaid him sevenfold; but for all that, he went off weeping, while his master stood laughing.
Her back was up and she was swearing like a medical student.
What is this story about your swearing at one of the waiters?
The little boys ran to and fro, dodging, hurling stones and swearing in barbaric trebles.
I tell you, my good fellow,' said Lightwood, with his indolent laugh, 'that I have nothing to do with swearing.