Rich booty you brought back; Le Tutu, five tattered numbers of Pantalon Blanc et Culotte Rouge; a blue French telegram, curiosity to show:—Mother dying come home father.
He takes up a wad of cabbage on the spoon and pegs it across the room and the poor devils have to try and catch it on their plates: 65, catch your cabbage.”
It was always just, ‘Oh, we’re just catching salamanders for our dinner,’ and such stuff.
If I tell an uneducated man, with all signs of astonishment, that the missing books of Tacitus’ “Annals”have been discovered in Verona, or that a completely preserved Dinotherium has been cut out of the ice, or that the final explanation of the Martian canals has been made at Manora observatory,—all this very interesting news will leave him quite cold; it is absolutely new to him, he does not know what it means or how to get hold of it, it offers him no matter of interest.
I am glad to recollect that when the carrier began to move, my mother ran out at the gate, and called to him to stop, that she might kiss me once more.
“Annie,” he called desperately, “haul up da rope!
Holding gourd cups under the falls, they used gulps of cold water to wash down the dry snake meat they were eating.
Now, a real German invariably prints in the Latin character, so that we may safely say that this was not written by one, but by a clumsy imitator who overdid his part.
According to your brother’s account, thetinge of socialism won’t hinder me from laying by the proceeds andinvesting them under the guidance of some Jew, till at the end of mycareer I build a great house in Petersburg and move my publishingoffices to it, and let out the upper stories to lodgers.
The economy is highly dependent upon the US, the source of nearly three-fourths of exports, and remittances represent about a tenth of GDP, equivalent to almost half of exports and three-quarters of tourism receipts.
My aunt seemed disposed to contest the point; but to facilitate matters I said I would gladly remain behind, if they pleased; and returned into Mr. Wickfield’s office, where I sat down again, in the chair I had first occupied, to await their return.
So long as Laura returns, no matter who returns with her.
The future liberation of the public revenue they leave to the care of posterity.
Household income or consumption by percentage share: lowest 10%: 2.2% highest 10%: 30.1% (1999) Distribution of family income - Gini index: 39.4 (2005-06) Investment (gross fixed): 31.6% of GDP (2007 est.)
Do you know, I fancy you would be a match for any man when you are in one O' your takings."
In the case of a few words such as principle and principal, counsel and council, confusion is inevitable, and the method of distinction and contrast must be used; but even in cases like this, the method of studying each word exhaustively by itself will undoubtedly yield good results.