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In the left pocket we saw a huge silver chest, with a cover of the same metal, which we, the searchers, were not able to lift.
He'll be a great man himself, and will make you one too, if you take pattern by him.--Is my handkerchief hanging out of my pocket, my dear?' said the Jew, stopping short.
"And here," said the Ingenious Patriot, pulling another paper from another pocket, "are the working plans of a gun that I have invented, which will pierce that armour.
"To guard these apples in my pocket, miss, so no one would steal them."
So far from placing me in a trunk, or a drawer, the colonel actually put me in his pocket, though duly enveloped and with great care, and for some time I trembled in every delicate fibre, lest, in a moment of forgetfulness, he might use me.
Pocket, Junior's, idea of Shortly was not mine, for I had nearly maddened myself with looking out for half an hour, and had written my name with my finger several times in the dirt of every pane in the window, before I heard footsteps on the stairs.
He straightened up, and, while he reached for matches in the pocket of his overalls, his eyes travelled across the pool to the side-hill.
Richard, of putting twenty-thousand francs in his pocket?"
Sonia pulled her handkerchief out of her pocket, untied a corner of it, took out the ten-rouble note and gave it to Luzhin.
Can any man who is really a Christian abstain from relieving one of his brethren in such a miserable condition?" And at the same time, putting his hand in his pocket, he gave the poor object a shilling.
It is a little difficult to know what to do with your bands, even in your pockets, when there is nothing else there.
In the office he wore also a linen duster with huge pockets into which he continually stuffed scraps of paper.