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197 example sentences with  tailor's

197 example sentences with tailor's

And sure enough Dick, gravely arming himself from the store in Rosa's "catch-all," set to fastening the big buttons as composedly as if he had been brought up in a tailor's shop.

The old man's nostrils were dusty with snuff, and his poor garments hung about his shrunken form in the careless ease which is common to the tailor's shopboard.

Of late he has been paying furtive but detailed attention to his hair and his neckties and the hang of his clothes, though still in small danger of being mistaken for a tailor's model.

Though brought up in the city, on a tailor's board, he was truly sensible of the beauty of natural objects.

She went to the tailor's To buy him a coat; But when she came back, He was riding a goat.

There was also something new and wonderful to Dabney himself, in walking into a tailor's shop, picking out cloth to please himself, and being so carefully measured all over.

Dabney had longed to ask her if she meant to have it moved over to the Kinzer side of the north fence, but he had doubts as to the propriety of it; and just then the boy came in from the tailor's with his bundle of new clothes.

He thought it would be best to put him to board at the tailor's, then he would grow into the trade without much trouble, and would have nice companions in the tailor's own boys; they were suited to each other, for the tailor's sons were also dressed as cleanly and carefully as he was.

He thought it would be best to put him to board at the tailor's, then he would grow into the trade without much trouble, and would have nice companions in the tailor's own boys; they were suited to each other, for the tailor's sons were also dressed as cleanly and carefully as he was.

He thought it would be best to put him to board at the tailor's, then he would grow into the trade without much trouble, and would have nice companions in the tailor's own boys; they were suited to each other, for the tailor's sons were also dressed as cleanly and carefully as he was.

From a tailor's advertisement: "HAVE YOU ANY BLUE SERGES?

The first of these was one Hervagaut, who, when discovered to be a tailor's son, was condemned in 1802 to four years' imprisonment.

So delighted by the hunchback's singing was the tailor's wife that she cooked a dish of fish and the three sat down to be merry.

"It is one of the many little absurdities in American customs; the old story of the survival of the two buttons at the back of the coat, and, by the way, Miss Esmeralda, the two buttons on the back of your habit are out of place, not because of your tailor's fault, but because of yours.

"Well, I won't ask it, then," Verty said; "I never care to know anythingthere's the tailor's, aint it?" "Yes, that is the shop of the knight of the shears," replied the clerk, with elegant paraphrase; "come, let us get on."

They soon reached the tailor's, which was not far from the office, on the same street; and Mr. O'Brallaghan came forward, scissors in hand, and smiling, like a great ogre, who was going to snip off people's heads, and eat them for his breakfastonly to satisfy his hunger, not from any malevolent feeling toward them.

"My clothes, sirfrom the tailor's?" "Yes, sir.

And thus the fool Addressed her as a tailor's tool: 'A needle with that filthy stone, Quite idle, all with rust o'ergrown!

Consider, ere you make the bet, That sum might cross your tailor's debt.

So woo and win her I will, For there's my tailor's bill, And creditors by the score; But they'll trouble me no more, For she has a million to spare, Miss Millionaire.

She went to the tailor's To buy him a coat; When she came back

I saw a smith stand with his hammer, thus, The whilst his iron did on the anvil cool, With open mouth swallowing a tailor's news; Who, with his shears and measure in his hand, Standing on slippers, which his nimble haste Had falsely thrust upon contrary feet, Told of a many thousand warlike French That were embattailed and ranked in Kent.

An allusion is intended to the tailor's "hell,"the hole under the counter.

It may be he is the tailor's trouble in fitting an ill shape, or a mercer's wonder in wearing of silk.

Thus a zealous botcher in Moorfields, while he was contriving some quirpocut of Church-Government, by the help of his outlying ears and the Otacousticon of the spirit, discovered such a plot, that Selden intends to combat antiquity, and maintain it was a tailor's goose that preserved the capital.

His clothes are but his tailor's livery, which he gives him, for 'tis ten to one he never pays for them.

By this means his writings are, like a tailor's cushion of mosaic work, made up of several scraps sewed together.

All that appears of his studies is, in short, time converted into waste-paper, tailor's measures, and heads for children's drums.

Luckily there was a vacant store which had once been used for a tailor's shop, but had been unoccupied for a year or more.

He readily found the tailor's shop, and called for Charles Roberts, the proprietor.

This explains many things, and among them the fact that everyone measures us with his own standardgenerally about as long as a tailor's tape, and we have to put up with it: as also that no one will allow us to be taller than himselfa supposition which is once for all taken for granted.

Well might his friend the Regent say, that he was 'a mere tailor's dummy to hang clothes upon.'

Nor is it to be wondered at; when your tailor's assistant is a 'gentleman,' and would be mightily disgusted at being called anything else, you, with your indomitable pride of caste, can scarcely care for the patent.

that ambition is a word that begins with pounds and ends with pencelike life, quoth the ledger-man, who, after all, had but card-scores, a tailor's account, and the bill for his wife's confinement in his pocket.

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It was a tailor's, and, as I afterwards learned, belonged to a Jew, who closed it on Saturdays, the law of the State compelling all to close their shops one day in the week.

It was a gown of Maulevrier's ordering, made at his own tailor's.

The men who told me about the old scandal in a friendly way pretended not to believe it; but one night, when I had got into a row at a wine-party with a tailor's son, he told me that if his father was a snip my grandfather was a thief, and so he thought himself the better bred of the two.

Burleigh gasped; then he grinned in abandoned delight and slipped off his shiny coat and little tailor's apron that bristled with pins.

" "A dark green, sixty-horse-power ghost, operated by a matinรฉe hero, a movie close-up, a tailor's model" "If you mean Reg, it's just as well for you he isn't here.

I've seen it often in my tailor's bills; mostly, I think, as waistcoats, but I've never known what it really is.

I find I have catalogued twenty-six thus far (counting the tailor's three daughters as one).

"All hands on deck and look lively, or I'll make a tailor's dummy of the last up."

I knew what they would say, if they were with me; and so I offered to fit him out at the tailor's shop with a good comfortable suit, as a part of the Christmas present from his young friends on the other side of the ocean.

The next day we spent several hours in the shops and at the tailor's.

"Suppose now, we go to the tailor's and get some new rigging?" "Mr. Clifford," said Joe hesitatingly, "you are very kind, but I don't know when I shall be able to pay you, and" "Oh!

A cruel piece of intelligence was in store for the poor tailor's wife alone; but the good captain did not break it to her today, in order to let her enjoy an undisturbed night's rest.

But when they had tired of telling him what a fool he was, and gone away, the tailor's little daughter crept out of the shadows and patted him on the shoulder.

I once made love to a tailor's wife, and the rascal coming in unawares, struck me to the ground with his goose, and well nigh murdered me."

A circular from a coal company, a couple of invitations to dinner, a tailor's bill, and a manifesto from the firm, calling attention to the powers of endurance with which their little account had "made running" for a considerable period, while promising a "lawyer's letter" to enforce payment of the same.

It is tailor's English, which is as bad as peddler's French.

"There are now (Nov. 1836) in Allegan three stores, two large taverns, a cupola furnace, a chairmaker's shop, two cabinet shops, two blacksmiths, a shoemaker's shop, a tailor's shop, a school house 20 by 40, costing $1200; about 40 frame buildings, and over 500 people."

"When Satan can find entrance into the soul for such wicked thoughts, they soon drive out all better ones; and, before I had reached the tailor's shop to which I was going, I had determined never to return home.

"Why, yes, sir," he said; "but I never keep it in the 'ouse, and having had to pay a tailor's bill this week, I don't happen" "My dear sir, allow me!" said Ragshaw, with genuine emotion.

Then he walked some distance, dodging the main thoroughfares and keeping to the back streets in a way that made following difficult, till he came to a little tailor's shop.

They find no difficulty in understanding the butcher's bill for so many pounds of meat, or the tailor's bill for so many suits of clothes, where the value received is something that can be seen and handled.

They paid his tailor's bills, and sundry other pressing monetary affairs were funded.

And when you see yourself in your tailor's shop, in a large mirror (one of a series) wherein you see your figure all round, reflected several times, your feeling will probably be, What a little thing you are!

He had become so great and so marvellous that those who had never seen him were in danger of forgetting that he was a living human being, obliged to eat and drink, and practise scales, and visit his tailor's.

She had arrived in Belgium wearing a London tailor's idea of what constituted a suitable costume for a war correspondentperhaps I should say war correspondentess.

"The Red Rover!" exclaimed the stranger in green, with a start so natural as to evidence that his dying interest in the tailor's narrative was suddenly and powerfully revived.

"As I was saying," continued the other, while he furnished his customer, according to his desire, "if a tailor's goose would take the wrinkles out of the ruffled temper of a woman, as it does out of the cloth; and then, if, after it had done this task, a man might eat it, as he would yonder bird hanging behind my barPerhaps you will have occasion to make your dinner with us, too, sir?

The soldier seemed to ruminate, ere he answered, "I have often thought, that, were I commander of things on earth, I should, backed by a dozen of my stoutest bullies, charge at the door of that cave which was entered by the tailor's boy, him they call Aladdin."

A gentleman, (that is to say, a man who can pay his tailor's bill,) is above suspicion; and benefit of clergy is nothing to the privilege and virtue of a handsome exterior.

"I was going to wait a bit longer, but if there's any chance of her wrecking her prospects for life by marrying that tailor's dummy it's my duty to risk itfor her sake.

I am sure from the tone of my tailor's letters that he would never send the bill, or ask for the amount, were it not that from time to time he is himself, unfortunately, "pressed" owing to "large consignments from Europe."

He sallies forth from Law's (the tailor's) for the first time in the academical toga and trencher, marches most majestically across the grass-plot in the quadrangle of his college, is summoned before the master, who had caught sight of him from the lodge-windows, and reprimanded.

According to some reminiscences of Lamb by Mr. J. Fuller Russell, printed in Notes and Queries, April 1, 1882, Lamb suppressed "Satan in Search of a Wife," for the reason that the Vicar of Enfield, Dr. Cresswell, also had married a tailor's daughter, and might be hurt by the ballad.

I always had a good suit of clothes for Sundays and holidaysmade at a tailor's in Holborn.

"This outside fashionableness of the tailor's or the tirewoman's making.

We had to pass through London on our way there, and Augustus left me for an hour or two, while he went to his tailor's, he said.

I took him to my tailor's, and he advised me on the cut of my coats; he showed me how to arrange my rooms, and I strove to copy his manner of speech and his general bearing; and yet I knew very well indeed that mine was a rarer and more original nature.

About that drunken tailor's model of a husband!

He must lead his children out of the grass before the mowers overtake him, or the summer days grow short; for then he will have to spend some time at his tailor's before he can follow the warm weather down South again.

"Not much money to do it on, but she certainly knows how to get herself up to look as if she'd just walked out of a tailor's box and a milliner's bandbox.

That patronizing half-baked tailor's dummy that called me out of my name will be back bimeby, with his pockets full.

When the tailor demanded the reason for this Sheridan told him that a gambling debt was a debt of honor and a tailor's bill was not, since his fortunate adversary at the card table had only his promise to pay, whereas the tailor possessed an action for an account which he could prosecute in the courts.

THE TAILOR Few footsteps stray when dusk droops o'er The tailor's old stone-lintelled door.

I have myself seen the half-made riding-habit that was ultimately to clothe some wealthy damsel rejoicing in her morning ride act as the coverlet of a poor tailor's child stricken with malignant scarlet fever.

A curious document that has been discovered is a torn leaf of a tailor's ledger radiant with "rich sky-blue satin, fine sky-blue shalloon, a superfine silver-laced small hat, rich black Genoa velvet, and superfine high claret-coloured cloth," ordered by Mr. Oliver Goldsmith, student.

Yet English gardening gains ground here prodigiouslynot much at a time, indeedI have literally seen one, that is exactly like a tailor's paper of patterns.

the tailor's come

All of which did not prevent her from scurrying to the door at the postman's knock, nor prevent her from referring somewhat shortly to retired sergeant-majors of bibulous habits when she found that the post brought a tailor's bill.

She's a nice-looking gal, and what she can see in a tailor's dummy like that, I can't think.

In the tailor's sense, "things" may be "fac'd" and "men" may be "brav'd;" and, by means of this play, the tailor is entrapped into an answer.

He might have played upon "brav'd," but there he does not wait for the tailor's answer; and "fac'd," as he has it, can be understood but in one sense, and the tailor's admission becomes meaningless.

He might have played upon "brav'd," but there he does not wait for the tailor's answer; and "fac'd," as he has it, can be understood but in one sense, and the tailor's admission becomes meaningless.

There was a bitter sarcasm upon him usually ascribed to Swift, "That he was as hot and heavy as a tailor's goose."

I took him to my tailor's, and he advised me on the cut of my coats; he showed me how to arrange my rooms, and I strove to copy his manner of speech and his general bearing; and yet I knew very well indeed that mine was a rarer and more original nature.

It was in the office of Herr Brockhaus on the second floora dealer in tailor's supplies.

"Quilted sleeves" would no doubt be the tailor's term.

December came, and with it a young woman named Caroline, to learn the tailor's trade.

"To a tailor's, you rascal!"

No really well-bred man follows every new cut that he sees in his tailor's fashion-book.

A well-known New York contractor went into the tailor's, donned his new suit, and left his old one for repairs.

I turned down the inside pocket of my coat; and there, stitched into it, was the label of my tailor's with my name written on it.

Still there's fitness, dear boy, and unfitness, and some of these jossers, jest now, Who himitate 'ARRY's few letters with weekly slapdabs of bow-wow, 'Ave about as much "fit" in their "slang" as a slop-tailor's six-and-six bags.

Voltaire, unfortunately, was neither a poet nor a psychologist; and, when he took up the mantle of Racine, he put it, not upon a human being, but upon a tailor's block.

But sitting cross-legged on a tailor's stool did not suit the lad, and he took it out of his master by snowballing him thoroughly one winter's day.

Showing the scrap of material prompts the veteran to reveal the killer dropped his jacket and gives George the tailor's name and phone number.