But this ancient cockpit of warring races could not escape.
Mr. Morton speculated in stocks and town-lots in the same spirit that he had formerly betted at the racecourse and cockpit in his dear Palmetto State.
And he that has made it his whole business to accomplish himself for the applause of boys, schoolmasters, and the easiest of Country Divines; and has been shouldered out of the Cockpit for his Wit: when he comes into the World, is the most likely person to be kicked out of the company, for his pedantry and overweening opinion of himself.
"The schools are open only on week-days and the cockpits on holidays.
At that timenor at that time onlythe 'Den of Thieves,' as Cobbett called our senate, was a cockpit as vulgar and personal as the present Congress of the United States.
"Den I fix you, you rat!" He made a rush for the boy, but 'Frisco Kid led him a lively chase from cockpit to bowsprit and back again.
Quicumque non crederit anathema sit!" Martin Aristorenas shrank away pale and trembling, while Quiroga, who had listened with great attention to the argument, with marked deference offered the philosopher a magnificent cigar, at the same time asking in his caressing voice: "Surely, one can make a contract for a cockpit with Kilisto, ha?