But such a Carcase 'twas--deliver me--so rivell'd, lean and rough--a Canvas Bag of wooden Ladles were a better Bed-fellow.
The leather bag was too clumsy a burden to conceal; besides, Feltram knew all about the transaction, and Sir Bale had no need to make a secret.
For," says he, "if we say was stolen, it is possible for us to mean, that the bag only was stolen,"--English Gram.,
An india-rubber bag, filled with hot water, to lower down your back, is a great comfort.
On sleeping-bags little new can be said--the eiderdown bag may be a useful addition for a short time on a spring journey, but they soon get iced up.
The bag was a luxurious trifle in Brazilian lizard skin, with solid-gold mountings; but again there was no clew to the owner, no name, no cards, only some samples of dress goods, a little money, and an unmarked handkerchief.
Gunny-bag was, I think, the material.
Our bags are the size, and, I imagine, the consistency, of blocks of wood.
Almost delighted enough with her capture to forget, if not forgive, her fugitive fellow-servant Bridget, the florid and fat Aunt Peggy Muldoony hurried along as if the bag were a feather, her words flowing like a spring flood, and introduced her charge at a postern-door into her own house, as she called it.
"The garbage bag is a good idea.
It is evident that her very life is wrapt up in Mr. Delwood, and it is really quite a pity that so fine a fellow should be deceived; and lest she should follow my illustrious example, I might as well interfere in their arrangements; and if I can see aright, she has talked the enviable heiress into the belief that her brother is a very paragon of perfection, for she knows right well that a good bag of money would be no serious objection to his fishermanship.
Our bag to-day was one tiger, one florican, one mallard, and two widgeon.
I caught the sextant as it passed by me; but the saddle-bags became the prey of the whirlpools.
THE HEM OF THIS BAG IS AN EIGHTEENTH OF AN INCH TOO WIDE.
... "After a careful survey of the whole ground, our belief is that no such persons as Professors Teufelsdrockh or Counsellor Heuschrecke ever existed; that the six Paper-bags, with their China-ink inscriptions and multifarious contents, are a mere figment of the brain; that the 'present Editor' is the only person who has ever written upon the Philosophy of Clothes; and that the Sartor Resartus is the only treatise that has yet appeared upon that subject;--in short, that the whole account of the origin of the work before us, which the supposed Editor relates with so much gravity, and of which we have given a brief abstract, is, in plain English, a hum.
Between the bony walls of the passages and the membranous bag inside is a thin, clear fluid, the perilymph.
The bags should be approximately 35 x 50 cm and should weigh 150 gms each.