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1203 examples of  dicky  in sentences

1203 examples of dicky in sentences

Dicky Weed 'ad been brought up the same as I was they'd 'ave been a lot better than wot I am.'

"'We've all got a better chance than wot you 'ave, Bob,' ses little Dicky Weed the tailor.

"The quietest man o' the whole lot was Bob Pretty" "'Ah, that's your iggernerance, Dicky,' ses Bob.

ses Dicky Weed, winking at the others.

"'But you won't win it, Bob,' ses Dicky, grinning.

"'I'll bet you two bob to one, Bob,' ses Dicky.

"He 'anded over his shilling,' but very slow-like, and Dicky Weed 'anded over 'is money.

"'It's the chance of a lifetime,' ses Dicky.

When Lovegold, in the "Miser," drawled out "a pin a day's a groat a year," the laugh of the royal circle was somewhat loud; but when Dicky Gossip exhibited in his vocation, and accompanied the burden of his song, "Dicky Gossip, Dicky Gossip is the man," with the blasts of his powder-puff, the cachinnation was loud and long, and the gods prolonged the chorus of laughter, till the echo died away in the royal box.

When Lovegold, in the "Miser," drawled out "a pin a day's a groat a year," the laugh of the royal circle was somewhat loud; but when Dicky Gossip exhibited in his vocation, and accompanied the burden of his song, "Dicky Gossip, Dicky Gossip is the man," with the blasts of his powder-puff, the cachinnation was loud and long, and the gods prolonged the chorus of laughter, till the echo died away in the royal box.

When Lovegold, in the "Miser," drawled out "a pin a day's a groat a year," the laugh of the royal circle was somewhat loud; but when Dicky Gossip exhibited in his vocation, and accompanied the burden of his song, "Dicky Gossip, Dicky Gossip is the man," with the blasts of his powder-puff, the cachinnation was loud and long, and the gods prolonged the chorus of laughter, till the echo died away in the royal box.

In the chickens and the sparrows that come to steal their food, and the robin that looks on, and all the little dicky-birds, you may see it in its simplicity.

Not to mention the lyre bird, the Argus pheasant, the bird of paradise, and other splendid examples, there are common dicky-birds which point the moral and adorn the tail as emphatically.

" "Stuff and nonsense, Dicky!

"Hail to Dicky Dumas!"

Then Dicky drove the pony back home.

"I was trying," said she, "to learn, if possible, why Dicky Steele should have made his daughter a birth-day gift of these poems.

Pleasures of Hope, ii. JOHNSON (Dr.) makes Addison speak of Steele as "Little Dicky" whereas the person so called by Addison was not Richard Steele, but a dwarfish actor who played "Gomez" in Dryden's Spanish Fryar.

She had even once or twice shielded him from Dicky's never unjust wrath.

And he had come to love her second only to Dicky who must for ever hold the foremost place in his heart.

True, Dicky had denied it, but somehow that denial had not been so convincing as Jack's statement had been.

He knew that Dicky loved Juliet, knew it from his own lips.

And Dicky was not happy.

Dicky was not really hopeful for the winning of his heart's desire.

Dicky had no chance of winning any woman so long as hethe village idiotthe hideous abortionstood in his way.

Yes, certainly Dicky loved him.

But a deeper love, a deeper want, had entered Dicky's life with the coming of Juliet.

He knewand this without any bitternessthat Dicky wanted Juliet as he had never wanted him.

It was an overmastering yearning in Dicky's soul, and somehowby some meanssome sacrificeit must be satisfied.

Even Dicky, it seemed, would have to sacrifice something; for he could not have them both.

Somehow this obstacle must be cleared out of Dicky's path.

Juliet could not come to Dicky while he was there.

He then was the main obstacle to Dicky's happiness, to the fulfilment of his great desire.

And leave Dickyand leave Dicky!

He knew now what he would do to help Dicky.

It was Dicky's whistle.

Dicky was coming to look for him.

" "How dear of you, Dicky!"

"That isa free gift, Dicky," she said.

"Oh, Dicky," she said, "try to understand!"

"And thenand thenI had such an awful doubt of you, Dicky.

Oh, Dicky, what agony love can be!" "Hush, darling, hush!"

Dicky, listen!

You cut very deep, Dicky.

"Dicky, Iwent through hellafter that.

And, oh, Dicky, the peace of this place after all that misery and turmoil!

"Dicky, that's the most generous thing you ever did!"

When were you going to tell me yours?" "Oh, Dicky!"

"Thatthatis another secret, Dicky," she said very softly.

"Oh, I'm a coward, Dicky, a horrid coward.

Then, "Let's go back till the end of the term, Dicky!"

The combined forces of the burn and influenza made me a trifle dicky, so a decree went forth that I was to stay in bed until recovered from both complaints.

Helen was rolling a ball for the head and Dicky had disappeared behind the house to hunt for a cane.

" Dicky nodded and raised a mittened paw to indicate that he understood his instructions.

Dicky had found the pipe and she thrust it above his lips.

Ethel Brown made something that she guessed to be a hen, Roger called it a book, Dicky maintained firmly that it was a portrait of himself.

"We mustn't forget to leave a space for Dicky," suggested Roger.

Dicky's garden is just this size.

Dicky's costume created as much sensation as Roger's.

Dicky delivered a brief sermon from his pulpit.

One of these, by children of Dicky's age, was especially liked.

"'Which I wish to remark and my language is plain,'" Helen quoted, "that in spite of Dicky's picking all the blossoms we have so many flowers now that we ought to dogive them away.

"It's better to leave them on the plants and then if we run short to telephone to the house and have Dicky bring over an extra supply.

" Sydney Smith's reply, when Lord Houghton, then young "Dicky Milnes," wrote him an angry letter about some supposed unfriendliness, was a model of mature and genial wisdom: "Dear Milnes,Never lose your good temper, which is one of your best qualities."

SEE Dicky.

"Any one with that name would be light as a fly and awf'ly gentlea regular dicky sort of chap!"

Point Dicky bearing South half a mile, and Mount Adolphus North-East.

Observations were also obtained near Point Dicky, which we found to be in latitude 10 degrees 38 3/4 minutes South and longitude 10 degrees 28 minutes East of Port Essington.

From the shoalest part, Mount Adolphus bore North 56 degrees East, and Point Dicky South 26 degrees East.

Vessels entering Blackwood Bay may always avoid this shoal, by keeping close to Point Dicky, or by steering for Mount Adolphus, when it bears North-East 1/2 North.

Then 'e asked somebody to lend 'im a watch, and, arter he 'ad promised to take the greatest care of it, Dicky Weed, the tailor, lent 'im a gold watch wot 'ad been left 'im by 'is great-aunt when she died.

Dicky Weed thought a great deal o' that watch, and when the conjurer took a flat-iron and began to smash it up into little bits it took three men to hold 'im down in 'is seat.

" "If you don't give me my watch back safe and sound," ses Dicky Weed, in a trembling voice, "it'll cost you twenty pounds.

" Dicky Weed tried to speak but couldn't, and 'e sat there, with 'is face pale, staring at the pieces of 'is watch on the conjurer's table.

"It's all right," he ses to Dicky Weed; "it's going to be a success; I could tell in the loading.

"Why, you fired Dicky Weed's watch straight into 'is face.

" "Do you mean to tell me that Bob Pretty 'as gone off with my watch in 'is pocket?" screams Dicky Weed.

"You'd better get 'old of Bob afore 'e finds it out, Dicky," ses Bill Chambers.

Dicky Weed didn't answer 'im; he was already running along to Bob Pretty's as fast as 'is legs would take 'im, with most of us follering behind to see wot 'appened.

The door was fastened when we got to it, but Dicky Weed banged away at it as 'ard as he could bang, and at last the bedroom winder went up and Mrs. Pretty stuck her 'ead out.

" "I want to see Bob," ses Dicky Weed.

"Shall I come in and 'elp you get 'im to bed?" ses Dicky Weed, 'arf crying.

" "Try and get 'old of the coat, Dicky," ses Bill Chambers, in a whisper.

" "Well, I'm sorry I can't be no 'elp to you," ses Dicky Weed, "but I noticed a rent in Bob's coat and, as 'e's likely to be laid up a bit, it ud be a good opportunity for me to mend it for 'im. I won't charge 'im nothing.

" She turned back into the bedroom, and Dicky Weed ground 'is teeth together and told Bill Chambers that the next time he took 'is advice he'd remember it.

He stood there trembling all over with temper, and when Mrs. Pretty came to the winder agin and dropped the coat on his 'ead and said that Bob felt his kindness very much, and he 'oped Dicky ud make a good job of it, because it was 'is favrite coat, he couldn't speak.

"I can't 'elp that," ses Dicky Weed.

" Dicky Weed gave way at last and went off 'ome to bed and told 'is wife about it, and listening to 'er advice he got up at six o'clock in the morning and went round to see 'ow Bob Pretty was.

Mrs. Pretty was up when 'e got there, and arter calling up the stairs to Bob told Dicky Weed to go upstairs.

"You've got a feeling 'art, Dicky.

" Dicky Weed coughed and looked round, wondering whether the watch was in the room, and, if so, where it was hidden.

" "Thankee, mate," ses Bob; and 'e lay still and watched Dicky Weed out of the corner of the eye that wasn't covered with the bandages.

I don't suppose that room 'ad ever been tidied up so thoroughly since the Prettys 'ad lived there, but Dicky Weed couldn't see anything o' the watch, and wot made 'im more angry than anything else was Mrs. Pretty setting down in a chair with 'er 'ands folded in her lap and pointing out places that he 'adn't done.

"You 'ave a look for 'em, Dicky, and if you find 'em, keep 'em.

" Dicky Weed tried to be civil and thank 'im, and then he went off 'ome and talked it over with 'is wife agin.

People couldn't make up their minds whether Bob Pretty 'ad found the watch in 'is pocket and was shamming, or whether 'e was really shot, but they was all quite certain that, whichever way it was, Dicky Weed would never see 'is watch agin.

" "You stole Dicky Weed's watch," ses John Biggs.

What, for example, can be more amusing than Mr. Cowell's reminiscences of forty years' library work in Liverpool, of the primitive days when a youthful Dicky Sam (for so do the inhabitants of that city call themselves) mistook the Flora of Liverpool for a book either about a ship or a heroine?

Dicky Barrett, already mentioned, was the life and soul of the defence.

Arriving in August among the whalers then settled in Queen Charlotte's Sound, Colonel Wakefield enlisted Dicky Barrett's services, and, passing on to Port Nicholson, entered into a series of negotiations with the Maori chiefs, which led to extensive land purchases.