At the end of the seventh week, without intending it, too weak to resist, he drifted down to the village with Joe and drowned life and found life until Monday
The Patriarch, approaching with his usual benignity, was surprised to see Mr Pancks, but supposed him to have been stimulated to an immediate squeeze instead of postponing that operation until Monday. The population of the Yard were astonished at the meeting, for the two powers had never been seen there together, within the memory of the oldest Bleeding Heart.
What do you think of his showing himself to-night, that I may have all the blame on Monday? What do you think of his having had me over the coals this very evening, because I don't squeeze you enough?
He must carry four hundred pounds about with him till Monday
, when the neglect could be surreptitiously repaired; and meanwhile, he was free to pass the afternoon on the encircling divan of the billiard-room, smoking his pipe, sipping a pint of ale, and enjoying to the masthead the modest pleasures of admiration.
Inglethorp, as a mere matter of form, would you mind telling us where you were on the evening of Monday
, July 16th?"
How the Monday
affected the rest of the household I don't know.
Love's eyes love to look on brightness; Love loves what is gaily drest; Sunday, Monday
, all I care is Thou shouldst see me in my best.
Collins returned most punctually on Monday
fortnight, but his reception at Longbourn was not quite so gracious as it had been on his first introduction.
An exhibition of agricultural implements had been opened in the neighborhood, only two days since; and a public competition between rival machines was to be decided on the coming Monday
. Not only was the Hand-in-Hand inn crowded, but even the accommodation offered by the nearest town had proved barely sufficient to meet the public demand.
evening shrouded itself in clouds, and all night long the voice of the wind answered to the voice of the rain.
Back came an answer by return, saying that if I would appear next Monday
I might take over my new duties at once, provided that my appearance was satisfactory.
The invitations were sent, nearly all accepted, and the following Monday
was set apart for the grand event.