'You've got a splendid hand,' she said." And he looked at his own hand and the short hand of the deacon
. "Yes, now it will soon be over," he thought.
The Holy Deacon
did so, and putting the money into his pocket waited till the congregation was dismissed and said goodnight.
I don't know anything about Deacon
Deuteronomy or his meeeting, said I, all I know is, that Queequeg here is a born member of the First Congregational Church.
looked round the dingy lodging-house room.
The young man sat a few moments by the roadside, applauding himself greatly, and thinking with how clear a conscience he should meet the minister in his morning walk, nor shrink from the eye of good old Deacon
Eudoxy ain't comin'; now for massy's sake, Rebecca, do git ahead of Mis' Deacon
Milliken and pitch real low."
The second day he took refuge from benumbing unbelief, by getting into his loom and working away as usual; and before many hours were past, the minister and one of the deacons
came to him with the message from Sarah, that she held her engagement to him at an end.
The eldest princess followed him, and the priests and deacons
and some servants also went in at the door.
The elders, the deacons
, the motherly dames, and the young and fair maidens of Mr.
But of a sudden the colonel's manner changed from that of a deacon
to that of a Frenchman.
Dressed as Aramis had been the night before, the bishop got into his carriage, and the former, more disguised by his pallor and sad countenance than his deacon
's dress, got in by his side.
But there weren't any black things in the last missionary barrel, only a lady's velvet basque which Deacon
Carr's wife said wasn't suitable for me at all; besides, it had white spots--worn, you know--on both elbows, and some other places.