Hear me at once, for I come as a messenger from Jove, who, though he be not near, yet takes thought for you and pities
For aught I know he has gone to sea once more on his chest, and may land to bother some people on the other side of the world; though it's a thousand pities
," added he, "if he has gone to Davy Jones's locker, that he had not left his own locker behind him.
The whole company were a good deal astounded with this overwhelming question, and even Richard afterward remarked that it “was a thousand pities
that Benjamin could not read, or he must have made a valuable officer to the British marine.
This is a thousand pities
," he said gallantly, to two or three of the girls nearest him, as soon as there was a pause in the dance.
It is a thousand pities
that we have not a reproduction of those which were done in chalk upon the window-sill.