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There was in London at that time popular a song, a comic, vulgar song of the 'Alls, 'The Cat Came Back'.
Your dressing-case was opened and the contents of your pocket-book inspected with a view to ascertaining your address, or the names of some friends with whom we might communicate.
And so saying the Darning-needle raised herself up so proudly that she fell out of the dress, right into the sink which the cook was rinsing out.
I should say to him, 'Here is a man who is wiser than I am; but you said that I was the wisest.
She glanced at me, but, seeing that I was in an irritable, sarcastic mood, changed the subject.
When they carried him away from Algiers he was in woman's dress; on board the vessel, however, he exchanged it for that of a captive who escaped with him; but in whatever dress he might be he looked like one to be loved and served and esteemed, for he was surpassingly well-favoured, and to judge by appearances some seventeen or eighteen years of age.
If Mr Western was little pleased with this interview, Blifil was less.
He was there all the time that Thomson man was cross-examining me.
Only when they passed the Marchioness, on the arm of one of the foreign guests in whose honor the reception was given, she seemed to shiver a little, and her grasp upon his arm was tightened.
And every movement was directed, if not from here, from some place in Europe.
Even Mary had found out that one of Colin's chief peculiarities was that he did not know in the least what a rude little brute he was with his way of ordering people about.
He had bright beady eyes and stiff grey whiskers and his tail was like a long bit of black india-rubber.