From her childish treasures she hunted out a little red pocketbook and in this she put her pennies, one at a time.
He got hold of the wrong pocketbook."
He cursed his stupidity in not throwing away the worthless pocketbook, but this he had neglected to do, and, of course, it was very significant evidence against him.
"It is certainly a wonderful pocketbook.
Quietly and noiselessly he got out of bed, and, going to the chair, felt in his pockets, and so discovered the loss of the stuffed pocketbook.
His mother had already given him a small leather pocketbook with a nickel in it, as a souvenir of her journey.
That meant only four or five to be chosen from each Freshman class, and that number of "nice" girls was not hard to find, girls who were not only well dressed, and lively and agreeable in themselves, but who came from large, well-kept, well-furnished houses on the right streets of La Chance; with presentable, card-playing, call-paying, reception-giving mothers, who hired caterers for their entertainments; and respectably absentee fathers with sizable pocketbooks and a habit of cash liberality.
"There's the right pocketbook," he said, in conclusion. "
Fearful of the result, he went to his own room, first, and left the precious pocketbook, and then descended to the hall.
First among the many damning evidences of his guilt was the missing pocketbook of the porter of the sleeping-car.
Drawing out a long pocketbook, he took out a letter.
"So stood the feelings of the young man, when, one day after dinner, the doctor snuffing the candle, and taking from his pouch the great leathern pocketbook in which he deposited particular papers, with a small supply of the most necessary and active medicines, he took from it Mr. Moncada's letters, and requested Richard Middlemas's serious attention," vol.
Objectively considered, I say that there is not in this world a sadder sight, one so touchingly suggestive of departed joys, departed never to return, as a pocketbook, flat, planed, exenterated, crushed by the elephantine foot of Fate,--nor is there one so ridiculous, inutile, impertinent, possibly reproachful and disagreeably didactic.
With a comfortable feeling of security his hand felt for his well-filled pocketbook.
And, after all, it's a wicked city to be carrying a fat pocketbook around in, as I've often observed."
It came in contact with the false pocketbook, which seemed bulky and full of money.
The only way to get more than a two-dollar, including wine, feed out of most of these moss-covered pocketbooks is by blasting.
Inspector Chippenfield opened the capacious pocketbook which he had placed before him on the desk when the butler had entered in response to his summons, and he took from it a photograph which he handed to the man he was interrogating.