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The ill-assorted and injudicious attire of the individual only served to render his awkwardness more conspicuous.
And the birch rustled its leaves, and said: 'I have served you longer than I can say, and you never tied a bit of twine even round my branches; and the dear children bound them up with their brightest ribbons.
The conclusions deduced from these facts are unavoidable, and in stating them the author has been influenced by no feeling of animosity, either to the individuals themselves, or to that glorious cause which has not always been served by the proceedings of some of its advocates.
They were all of them fond of quotations: So they drank to his health, and they gave him three cheers, While he served out additional rations).
After you have served him he at once puts you in debt by his magnanimity.
How evidently he belongs to the best society," said she to a third; and the vicomte was served up to the company in the choicest and most advantageous style, like a well-garnished joint of roast beef on a hot dish.
They obeyed at once, and next served a fine large turbot on a silver platter, with drawn gravy poured over it.
The legs of the Sawhorse were four sticks driving into holes bored in the log; its tail was a small branch that had been left by accident and its mouth a place chopped in one end of the body which projected a little and served as a head.
Breakfast is served, dear," she said, "and I am hungry.
In Queensland he had served a total of four years in jail for thefts, robberies, and attempted murder.
He had long experienced, that when the storm grew very high, arguments were but wind, which served rather to increase, than to abate it.
The Northridge Kiwanis Club honored its members who have served in the military during a recent meeting.