"Hailed who might be near" (the "canvas-coverture moving," by the by, is laughable); "a woman and six children" (by the way, why not nine children?
They were sitting at the table after dinner, alone, when the general took the advantage of the name of Miss Howell being accidentally mentioned, to say "By the by, George, my friend the admiral said something yesterday on the subject of your being so much with his daughter.
Some one has applied the old Latin motto, "Horas non numero nisi serenas," to Mr. GREELEY, by making it read, "HORACE is of no account except when serene," which, by the by, he never is.
"Are you, by the by, a believer in anything beyond?"
"By the by, you haven't a few cigarettes, have you, for me to smoke while Sarah tries to get me safely home?" Wingate held out the box.
"By the by, where are the chips?" "The chips?"
on the king's behalf, against the Parliament; he never could produce this MS., by the by; but he says that, "Had not his Majesty dissolved the Parliament," (in May,) "it had brought him into danger of his life."
(Second nature, by the by, is no more like nature at first hand than second childhood is like real childhood.)
" Mr. Morton, answering this letter on May 22, informs Morse of his reëlection as president of the National Academy of Design, and adds: "By the by, talking of coming back, do try and make your arrangements as soon as possible.
By the by, I have been thinking that it is time money in some way was made out of the Telegraph, and I am almost ready to order an instrument made, and to make the proposition to you to exhibit it here.
"By the by," she added, seeing that he was looking over the other foils, "one of those is sharpthe one with the green hiltbe careful not to take it by mistake if we fence again, for you might really kill me.
He departed not by the regular roads, but by the by-lanes, in the robe of a general; and on that very self-same day he trumped up a countless number of resolutions of the senate; all of which he published even before they were drawn up.
But this is by the by:While I was cutting down some wood here, I perceived that behind a very thick branch of low brush-wood, or under-wood, there was a kind of hollow place: I was curious to look in it, and getting with difficulty into the mouth of it, I found it was pretty large: that is to say, sufficient for me to stand upright in it, and perhaps another with me:
I suppose, by the by, that there is no getting at the matches left behind on the first and second occasions?
And, by the by, could you manage to have your son about the place to-day, in case I happen to want a little help out of doors?"
That, by the by," I added, "looked as though only one person were present.
Well, this great ruby (which was set in a pendant, by the by), together with a necklace, brooches, bracelets, ear-ringsindeed, the greater part of Lady Quinton's collectionwere stolen.
By the by, you have not met our traveling companion?" "What traveling companion?" "The young lady who took my place in the carriage.
" I thrust my hands into the pockets of my dressing-gown, which, by the by, is far the handsomest piece of old brocade I have ever seen,-a large running pattern of gold hollyhocks, with silver stalks and leaves, upon a rich, deep, Pompadour-coloured ground,and, walking slowly backwards and forwards in my room, I continued,"There never was, there never can have been, so happy a fellow as myself!
"OH, BY THE BY, SIR, HOW DO YOU LIKE THE WAY I DO MY HAIR?"]
By the by, you observed when that young lady came on the stage, how timidly she advanced, how frightened she seemed.
"Oh, by the by," he said, as if struck by a sudden thought.
By the by, Charlie says neither Flora nor her grandmother knows the house is in danger.
By the by, this young man had so light a complexion, and such regular straight features, that, had I seen him anywhere else, I should have taken him for a southern European, or, perhaps, in favour of his tatters, a gipsy; but certainly it never would have occurred to me that he was the son of negro parents.
And by the by, they have caught me, and eventually, unless Apes will stop proceedings, I must bear all the burthen.