rascal


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The jury gave me every cent the rascal had; and I have kept it all for my dear Bullfrog.
Tis this: instead of pulling me to pieces, as all these rascals do - of making me bend my back, and double my joints - all of them low and dishonorable practices - " D'Artagnan made a sign of approbation with his head.
He made his speech, asserting his honest principles with his old confident eagerness, alluding to the rascals and the luck that had been against him, but that he had triumphed over, to some extent, by hard efforts and the aid of a good son; and winding up with the story of how Tom had got the best part of the needful money.
I calculated that with its aid I might both repay my landlady and assist yourself and get rid of my surroundings (where I can hardly sit down to table without the rascals making jokes about me).
An hour later the two Poles who, earlier in the day, had been expelled from the Casino, made a reappearance behind the old lady's chair, and renewed their offers of service--even if it were only to be sent on messages; but from Potapitch I subsequently had it that between these rascals and the said "gentleman of honour" there passed a wink, as well as that the latter put something into their hands.
The rascals did not rise and pursue, which I thought rather queer, for they must have known by my trail that they had to deal with only one man.
Bounderby, now blowing a gale, 'that there are a set of rascals and rebels whom transportation is too good for
Following on from the success of his monumental performance with Florence & the Machine at this year's BRIT Awards, to which RAYMOND WEIL are the Official Watch and where Dizzee Rascal wore the RAYMOND WEIL Nabucco Titanium on a black leather strap during his performance and to collect his award for Best British Solo Male Artist - DIRTEE DISCO is certain to become the next instalment of success for Dizzee Rascal and his independent record label - Dirtee Stank Recordings.
Dizzee Rascal, 24, is nominated for best contemporary song for Bonkers and best album for Tongue N' Cheek which he co-wrote with Nicholas Denton.
Appearing truly happy to be in 'Birmin'ham', the charismatic Rascal showcased his new album Tongue 'n' Cheek - opening with the infectious Bad Behaviour and Road Rage.
Rascal, originally a scrawny stray and now a much loved and pampered pet, felt that the bright lights of pantomime land were beckoning and he sought his own fame and fortune in requesting an audition for Tommy the Cat for the Civic Hall's Christmas pantomime, Dick Whittington.
Gifted Rascal now shades his pal from the sun and they share the same feed and bed.