And Chet was in just as bad a fix, for Boxton Military Academy had been his dream even as Three Towers Hall had been Billie's.
"Cody, we're in a nice fix now," said General Carr.
There was nothing now to be done but to return as quickly as possible; but they were for a while in an awkward fix, as they could get no one to direct them.
A commandant who would agree to sich a plan has no right to expect his troops can rely upon his showin' good judgment in a tight fix."
And you'd be in a pretty fix now, if we left you alone with your whisky, which is about all you've got."
It's a fine fix to be in!"
"It's an awful fix to be in," ruminated Andy with a sigh of real distress. "
Passepartout was on the point of vigorously resenting the epithet, the reason of which he could not for the life of him comprehend; but he reflected that the unfortunate Fix was probably very much disappointed and humiliated in his self-esteem, after having so awkwardly followed a false scent around the world, and refrained.
It's a mighty uncomfortable fix to be in, Dick, my boy; though, 'pon my soul, I believe you enjoy it!"
Oh, girls, I'm in a terrible fix!"
"Yes, and no," returned Fix; "there is good and bad luck in such things.
The general form of Paradise already My glance had comprehended as a whole, In no part hitherto remaining fixed, And round I turned me with rekindled wish My Lady to interrogate of things Concerning which my mind was in suspense.
Owing to their great length, it is excessively difficult to turn them; a "Tommy Onslow" would cut in and out with a four-in-hand fifteen miles an hour, where the poor Volante would come to a regular fix--if the horses in Cuba came into power, they would burn every one of them the next minute.
"Well now, we had better fix the day for the race," said Cais to Hadifah. "
Mr. Fogg and his servant went ashore at Aden to have the passport again visaed; Fix, unobserved, followed them.
At length the splinter-bar gave way, upon which the black philosopher said very composedly, "I expect you'll best be riding out upon the horses, as we've got into an unhandsome fix here."
No; Stroke, Bow, and Coxswain must "go it like bricks," If they mean to get out of this troublesome fix.
Go, mould the fleeting cloud, The lucid dew-drop mix, The solar radiance shroud, The trembling moonbeam fix.
Fiddlers, your pins in temper fix, And roset weel your fiddlesticks; But banish vile Italian tricks From out your quorum, Nor fortes wi' pianos mix-- Gie's 'Tullochgorum'!
Fix, stupefied, followed; it seemed as if he were attached to Mr. Fogg by an invisible thread.
With silence, nephew, be thou politic; Strong fixed is the house of Lancaster And like a mountain not to be remov'd.
You scorn the hypocrisy of pretending to be better than you are, and that very scorn fixes you in what you are. '
Nay, Count; the corn is his, and his the right To fix conditions for his own.
So she whose blood fed me, whose body made me, lies in my memory as I saw her last, fixed, still, infinitely intimate, infinitely remote.... My own case with my mother, however, does not awaken the same regret I feel when I think of how she misjudged and irked my father, and turned his weaknesses into thorns for her own tormenting.
Fix, fairly puzzled, descended to his cabin and gave himself up to his reflections.
But what has he got to do with our present fix?"
in a nastier fix.
When we are a little fixed, one of us can run down to Sydney.'
Yes, he's leaving me in a jolly fix!
A goat, with restless eye, has just stretched her head over the edge of the precipice, and for an instant fixes on him her astonished glance.
To disembark from the Henrietta, jump into a hack, hurry to the St. Nicholas, and return with Aouda, Passepartout, and even the inseparable Fix was the work of a brief time, and was performed by Mr. Fogg with the coolness which never abandoned him.
The nutritional processes seem to set the impression much as a hypo bath fixes or sets an impression on a photographic plate.
"I say, Edith," he exclaimed, "we are in a great fix.
Evans, Pennell, and Rennick have got sight for meridian distance; we ought to get a good longitude fix.
It was a ghastly fix, for it was clear that the steamer was sinking fast.
I am in a frightful fix."
"Why," responded Fix, a little embarrassed, "I don't know; perhaps--" "Ah, if you would only go on with us!
I remember, also, seeing women, with their hats flopping down in their faces and their hair all streaming, dragging huge trunks across the floor; and if all of us had not been in the same distressful fix we could have appreciated the humor of the spectacle of a portly high dignitary of the United States Medical Corps shoving a truck piled high with his belongings, and shortly afterward, with the help of his own wife, loading them on the roof of an infirm and wheezy taxicab.
The trip was being accomplished most successfully, and Passepartout was enchanted with the congenial companion which chance had secured him in the person of the delightful Fix.
The mother sobbed without comfort, and finally added: "Sh-she in a delicate fix now, an' 'at jail goin' to be a gloomy place fuh Cissie."
"The author of the Arimaspeia thinks these lines terrible: "Here too, is mighty marvel for our thought: 'Mid seas men dwell, on water, far from land: Wretches they are, for sorry toil is theirs; Eyes on the stars, heart on the deep they fix; Oft to the gods, I ween, their hands are raised; Their inward parts in evil case upheaved.
Come and help me out of this damn fix!
There we were in a complete "fix," till one of the grunting monsters (coming up with two vessels--one on each arm, as usual,--and letting them go for a few minutes,) came to our rescue.
You like to see the fierce, capricious, and destructive torrent fixed, although it be fixed in ice.
What a fix for me--afraid of everything, and.... She glances about her Heavens, this is deadly!