From the lower Diamantina, the party went westwards, and, beyond Eyre's Creek, in good pastoral country, came upon a watercourse which was named the Mulligan.
So we left the old trapper to his pipe and his memories, and went in search of Mrs. Mulligan.
For instead of being Kitty McGuire, it was Molly Mulligan!
This creek Hodgkinson followed up to the north; and, not knowing that he had crossed its head watershed, went on down the Herbert (Georgina) under the impression that he was still on the Mulligan.
= "John's books and Eliza's;" "Andrews' and Stoddard's Latin Grammar," = "Andrews' (or Andrews's) Latin Grammar and Stoddard's" In Mulligan's recent "Exposition of the Grammatical Structure of the English Language,"--the work of an able hand,--this kind of "Analysis," being most improperly pronounced "the chief business of the grammarian," is swelled by copious explanation under minute heads, to a volume containing more than three times as much matter as Greene's; but, since school-boys have little relish for long arguments, and prolixity had here already reached to satiety and disgust, it is very doubtful whether the practical utility of this "Improved Method of Teaching Grammar," will be greater in proportion to this increase of bulk.--G. B., 1853.
Send for Dr. Mulligan at once.
He was dying from a sudden heart attack, and Dr. Mulligan foresaw the almost immediate end.
Mrs. Mulligan, half a mile farther up the valley, was the only woman thereabouts; and she, by the way, would give us some lunch.
"Is this Mrs. Mulligan's house?"
"Dr. Mulligan, namely, had been placed by Mr. Oranmore into the witness-box.
2.--With the attempts of Tooke, Dalton, Webster, Cardell, Fowle, Wells, Weld, Butler Frazee, Perley, Mulligan, Pinneo, S. S. Greene, and other writers, to degrade the article from its ancient rank among the parts of speech, no judicious reader, duly acquainted with the subject, can, I think, be well pleased.
Among the grammarians who do not appear to have noticed the persons of nouns at all, are Alden, W. Allen, D. C. Allen, Ash, Bicknell, Bingham, Blair, Buchanan, Bucke, Burn, Burr, Churchill, Coar, Cobb, Dalton, Dearborn, Abel Flint, R. W. Green, Harrison, Johnson, Lennie, Lowth, Mennye, Mulligan, Priestley, Staniford, Ware, Webber, and Webster.
Mulligan forcibly argues that the verb of being is no more entitled to this name than is every other verb. (
Colonel Mulligan, a gallant man, was in command, but he had not been educated as yet to his new profession and did not know how to maintain discipline.
Molly Mulligan thought he had taken slow poison and it was gradually working through his system; but he could ate his pick of praties the same as iver.
New York and Auburn, 1855: Miller, Orton & Mulligan.)
My father has fallen in a faint," said the young master; "help me to get him up to his room before Dr. Mulligan comes."
"This gal, Molly Mulligan, used to encourage Tom to come to the house, and was always so mighty kind to him that he used to kiss and shpark her by way of compinsating her for her trouble.
MULLIGAN, JOHN, A. M.; (1.) "
Among these, if I mistake not, are Allen, Lennie, Bullions, Alger, Guy, Churchill, Hiley, Nutting, Mulligan, Spencer, and Wells.
These were the names of James Mulligan and Charles Garrett.
Single-rhymed trochaic omits the final short syllable, that it may end with a long one; for the common doctrine of Murray, Chandler, Churchill, Bullions, Butler, Everett, Fowler, Weld, Wells, Mulligan, and others, that this chief rhyming syllable is "additional" to the real number of feet in the line, is manifestly incorrect.
Mulligan, however, contends still, that one is no number; and that, "to talk of the singular number is absurd--a contradiction in terms;"--because, "in common discourse," a "number" is "always a plurality, except"--when it is "number one!"--See Grammatical Structure of the E. Language, Sec.33.
See the like doctrine in Mulligan's recent work on the "Structure of Language," p. 182.
Certainly not, as any one who knows Thackeray's "Mulligan of Ballymulligan" is aware.
In some grammars of recent date, as Churchill's, R. W. Bailey's, J. R. Brown's, Butler's, S. W. Clark's, Frazee's, Hart's, Hendrick's, Perley's, Pinneo's, Weld's, Wells's, Mulligan's, and the improved treatises of Bullions and Frost, verbs are said to be of two kinds only, transitive and intransitive; but these authors allow to transitive verbs a "passive form," or "passive voice,"--absurdly making all passive verbs transitive, and all neuters intransitive, as if action were expressed by both.
Mulligan, since, has chosen these four: "Nominative, Genitive, Dative, Accusative.
You see, Dr. Mulligan's evidence was not to be shaken.