He spoke something of his periwig, which it seems cost him threescore guineas, and his snuff-box
, and in a few days more she carried them too; which obliged him very much, and he gave her thirty more.
Rigg, and had taken out his snuff-box
and tapped it, but had put it again unopened as an indulgence which, however clarifying to the judgment, was unsuited to the occasion.
The fat boy went into the next room; and, having been absent about a minute, returned with the snuff-box
, and the palest face that ever a fat boy wore.
When, in the course of a deal, those sickening dissertations on the game would take place, the chevalier invariably drew out his snuff-box
with a gesture that was worthy of Mole, looked at the Princess Goritza, raised the cover with dignity, shook, sifted, massed the snuff, and gathered his pinch, so that by the time the cards were dealt he had decorated both nostrils and replaced the princess in his waistcoat pocket,--always on his left side.
'How much the bird reminds me of the musical snuff-box
of the late Empress!' said an old courtier.
The merry old gentleman, placing a snuff-box
in one pocket of his trousers, a note-case in the other, and a watch in his waistcoat pocket, with a guard-chain round his neck, and sticking a mock diamond pin in his shirt: buttoned his coat tight round him, and putting his spectacle-case and handkerchief in his pockets, trotted up and down the room with a stick, in imitation of the manner in which old gentlmen walk about the streets any hour in the day.