Dear Bob was not only such a gentleman, but such a man, that it was almost a pleasure to be at secret issue with him; he would make way for me at our lady's side, listen with interest when she made me spin my martial yarns, laugh if there was aught to laugh at, and in a word, give me every conceivable chance.
Bob was the favourite of the Exchange, as he had been the pet at school and at college, and had his hands full of business three hundred days in the year.
Bob was good help, and she had seldom needed him more than to-day.
How do you manage to remain so comely and so young?" "God send 'e fus', Masser Bob, heabben be praise, and a good conscience do 'e las'.
Bob was a bad actor, too, especially when under the influence of liquor.
Some rows of dirty seed-pearl are fastened round her fat throat; long gold ear-rings bob in her ears, and in her hand is a bright paper fan, with which she never ceases fanning herself.
Bob was soon a favorite with every one on the ship, he was so anxious to learn and so ready and obliging.
" "To think of my Bob being Number Three!" murmured Catherine, with that plaintive drollery of hers which I had found irresistible in the days of old.
A dry bob (literally = a blow or fillip that does not break the skin) is an intensely bitter taunt, cf.
" Now Bob was quite a level-headed youth, and though he knew that sometimes treasure might be found on islands in the ocean, where it had been hidden by modern pirates or illegal pearl fishers, he did not take much stock in what Captain Obed had told him.
Bob was an ideal companion for such journeys, for he never lost his head and never missed connections, while nervous haste was unknown to him.
Mark occasionally longed for one good drink at some gushing spring that he remembered at home, it is true; and Bob was a little in the habit of extolling a particular well that, it would seem, his family were reputed to have used for several generations.
" I saw that the impulsive blood was fast cooling, and that it would only be a question of minutes until Bob would be his clearheaded self.
A bob was a sarcastic jest or jibe.
He met Bob with 'is dog one daya large, ugly brute, but a'most as clever as wot Bob was 'imself.
And now Bob is gonedo you know, Miss, I love that dumb thing with the sort of love I should love his child, if he had left me one.
Bob was seventeen years of age, bright, handsome, and fearless.
As soon as I got word that Bob was the cause of the slaughter, I rushed over to the Exchange and working my way into the crowd, I begged a word with him.
"Bob's a queer ol' feller," whispered Peggy McNutt to the blacksmith, who stood beside him.
Bob is the most formidable disputant of the whole company; for, without troubling himself to search for reasons, he tires his antagonist with repeated affirmations.
It was true, Bob was a rough and an uncultivated associate; but he was honest as human frailty could leave a human being, true as steel in his attachments, strong in body, and of great professional skill.
"You're an old man, and five bob a week can't be much loss to you.
So that was decided; and she and I drove back to the hotel, while the two men went to the Automobile Club, of which Lord Bob was an honorary member.
Then the hired man knew it would be of no use to chase the mischievous lad, as Bob was very fleet of foot.
Poets, of all men, are supposed to live most easily upon air; and yet, Don Bob, is not a fat poet, like Jamie Thomson, quite likely, although plumper than beseems a bard, to be ten thousand times healthier in his singing than my Lord Byron thinning himself upon cold potatoes and vinegar?