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Go then, and earn your wages" In short, the almost torpid creatures of my own fancy twitted me with imbecility, and not without fair occasion.
In the fulness of time the interesting occasion ar- rived.
Old Mazey, in his way, proved to be just as disreputably inclined on certain occasions as the dogs.
I remember a certain famous occasion when you forced me to confess that you had been drinking.
We shut our outer door on these solemn occasions, in order that we might not be interrupted.
This flapper is likewise employed diligently to attend his master in his walks, and upon occasion to give him a soft flap on his eyes; because he is always so wrapped up in cogitation, that he is in manifest danger of falling down every precipice, and bouncing his head against every post; and in the streets, of justling others, or being justled himself into the kennel.
As I have had occasion to remark in several other instances, the indistinctness of the objection forbids a precise answer.
On one occasion, a band of those savages had fortified themselves within a breastwork, and could not be harmed.
Their jewels, their feathers, their silks, and their furbelows, would have sunk into utter insignificance beside the exquisite simplicity of attire adopted by the nymphs of the vale on this festive occasion.
On what occasion would it be most probable that such a presentation would be made.
I remember, also, that on more than one occasion my landlady held an umbrella over me while I ate breakfast.
The poison was alleged to have been wickedly and feloniously given by the prisoner to his wife Sara, on two occasions, in the form of arsenic, administered in tea, medicine, "or other article or articles of food or drink, to the prosecutor unknown.