quoth he, "thou wily rogue--" "Giles," spake the Duchess softly, "I pray you let them come!"
To meet a Rogue!-- Sir Tim.
For once you shall prevail; and this damn'd Jant has pretty well mortified me:--a Pox of your Mutiny, Francis.--Come, I'll conduct thee to Diana, and lock thee in, that I may have thee safe, Rogue.-- We'll give young Wenches leave to whine and blush, And fly those Blessings which--ads bobs, they wish.
Have I not said that human nature is a rogue?**--And do not I know that it is?
Mr. Joseph Brown, Q.C., had to rely upon his innuendo--"meaning thereby Joe Smith was a rogue"--and was very eloquent as to slander unspoken but expressed by signs and tone.
"As to my character," pursued Bellew, "though something of a vagabond, I am not a rogue,--at least, I hope not, and I could pay--er--four or five pounds a week--" "Oh!"
cried Cuddy, "you tempting little rogue--'Et a Margery bella--Quae festiva puella.'
A little maid was passing by; She caught the rogue,--he could not fly,-- O naughty little maiden!
I had one of De Lannoy's red Bohemian bottles, Nick," he rattled on feverishly; "but that butter-fingered rogue"--he nodded his head at the outer stair--"dropped it, smash!
When they reject the idea of time, and denote something customary or habitual, rather than a transient act or state; as, "A lying rogue,"--i.e.,
"No, no," softly declared the oily rogue--"if you want me to, madam.
it shall be when I've had Livery and Seisin of her Body--and that shall be presently Rogue,--quick--besides, this Bellmour dares as well be hang'd as come into England.
Three Pages are in waiting by; He with the umbrella is her Spy, To spy out rogueries in the dark, And smell a rat as you shall mark.
Why will these sly fellows put an honest man in minds of such rogueries?--but hence, as in numberless other instances, we see, that law and gospel are two very different things.
I stammered a few words that had more sound than sense; but indeed I needed consolation myself, seeing my own responsibility for bringing this misfortune upon Moll, and being most heartily ashamed of my roguery now 'twas discovered.
Y'are a baggage; the Slys are no rogues.
Now, mark me, Roger: one day will I feed thee to my hounds and watch them tear thee, as they have certain other rogues-- aha!--you mind them, belike?"
Peace Rogues.--again,--who is't?
Gipsies, Tramps, Beggars, and Cours des Miracles First Appearance of Gipsies in the West.--Gipsies in Paris.--Manners and Customs of these Wandering Tribes.--Tricks of Captain Charles.--Gipsies expelled by Royal Edict.--Language of Gipsies.--The Kingdom of Slang.--The Great Coesre, Chief of the Vagrants; his Vassals and Subjects.--Divisions of the Slang People; its Decay, and the Causes thereof.--Cours des Miracles.--The Camp of Rogues.--Cunning Language, or Slang.--Foreign Rogues, Thieves, and Pickpockets.
a Pox of your Tricks--Well, I see there's no trusting a poor Devil--Well, what Device will your Rogueship find out to cheat me next?
You dream still, Sirrah, but I shall wake your Rogueship.--Were you not here but now, shewing me a piece of Tapestry, you Villain?
There are certain principles to be assumed,--such as these:--He who is carried by horses must deal with rogues.--To-day's dinner subtends a larger visual angle than yesterday's revolution.
It pains us to contemplate the possibility of the charge being true, but, should it prove to be so, we suggest that the name of the accepted author be changed from ROUGET to ROGUEY DE LISLE.
and take your stand, The layder of the Faynian band, And King you'll soon be of the land Of shamrogues and potatoes!
Go hang, starve, or drown!--Rogues, to speak thus irreverently of the alphabet--I shall live to see you glad to serve old Q--to curl the wig of great S--adjust the dot of little i--stand behind the chair of X, Y, Z--wear the livery of Et-caetera--and ride behind the sulky of And-by-itself-and!
An extract of a journal he kept, found after his death, is given by Johnson-- "Such a day, Rum all out:--Our company somewhat sober: A damn'd confusion amongst us!--Rogues a plotting;--great talk of separation.--So I look'd sharp for a Prize;--such a day took one, with a great deal of Liquor on board, so kept the Company hot, damned hot, then all things went well again."
said a harsh but guarded voice, with a strong Hakka brogue.
Nothing happened while he was gone, except that a friend of Biddy's "dropped in," and Mrs. Sharpe, burning and shivering in her sewing-chair, dreamily caught through the open door, and dreamily repeated to herself, a dozen words of compassionate Irish brogue:-- "Folks as laves folks cry in' to home and goes sailin' round with other women--" Then the wind latched the door.
The voice of Irish Nellie, on night duty on the sixth floor, had sounded thick-brogued, sure sign of distress with her.
For brandishing the rod, she doth begin To loose the brogues, the stripling's late delight!
He wore a pair of brogues,--Tartan hose which came up only near to his knees, and left them bare,--a purple camblet kilt,--a black waistcoat,--a short green cloth coat bound with gold cord,--a yellowish bushy wig,--a large blue bonnet with a gold thread button.
Their names were Haillet (doctor), La Haye (surgeon-major), Du Cap (second), Du Pre (third), Droguet (fourth), and St. Didier (assistant).
At last, after the most cruel sufferings and privations, the unfortunate men who composed the crews of the great-boat, and of that which we called the Senegal boat, twenty-five men from the long-boat, and fifteen persons from the pirogue, arrived at Saint Louis, on the 13th of July, at seven o'clock in the evening, after having wandered above five whole days, in the midst of these frightful deserts, which on all sides presented to their eyes only the most profound solitude, and the prospect of inevitable destruction.
The torches threw a lurid glare upon the exaggerated, semi-nude figures of the giant bronzes on the beaks of the pirogues, their arms raised in the poise of the weapon, each outlined against the darkness of the night, glorious avatars yet of their race that had been so mighty and was so soon to pass from the wave.
This right once existed also in Massachusetts; but when the old charter was swept away in 1684, and replaced by a new one in 1691, the King was given power to appoint the governor, who could summon, dissolve, and prorogue the legislature at his pleasure.
When Parliament is prorogued, as to-day, the peers are without their robes.
These and other similar evidences of his liberal tendencies alienated his Oxford constituency, the last people in the realm to adopt liberal measures; and on the proroguement of Parliament in 1865, and the new election which followed, he was defeated as member for the University, although he was a High Churchman and the pride of the University, devoted to its interests heart and soul.
Mirth," (saith Vives) "purgeth the blood, confirms health, causeth a fresh, pleasing, and fine colour," prorogues life, whets the wit, makes the body young, lively and fit for any manner of employment.
Ay, ay, Madam, to the Comfort of many a hoping Coxcomb: but Lette,--Rogue Lette--thou wo't not make me free o'th' City a second time, wo't thou entice the Rogues with the Twire and the wanton Leer --the amorous Simper that cries, come, kiss me--then the pretty round Lips are pouted out--he, Rogue, how I long to be at 'em!--well, she shall never go to Church more, that she shall not.