He took up his pen and dipped it in the ink but he continued to stare stupidly at the last words he had written: In no case shall the said Bernard Bodley be.... The evening was falling and in a few minutes they would be lighting the gas: then he could write.
Sometimes, of an evening, when I was at home and at work—for I wrote a good deal now, and was beginning in a small way to be known as a writer—I would lay down my pen, and watch my child-wife trying to be good.
I bore the weight of all our little cares, and all my projects; Dora held the pens; and we both felt that our shares were adjusted as the case required.
She inserted the words in a small though legible handwriting; enclosed the sheet in an envelope, and dipped her pen for the direction.
For now, at least, until and unless Miss Connelly becomes violent, you can bring pens or pencils into the cell to make notes with.
Ned shrugged and handed her the pen. “
Her 'scribbling suit' consisted of a black woolen pinafore on which she could wipe her pen at will, and a cap of the same material, adorned with a cheerful red bow, into which she bundled her hair when the decks were cleared for action.
Quite absorbed in her work, Jo scribbled away till the last page was filled, when she signed her name with a flourish and threw down her pen, exclaiming... "There, I've done my best!
The author seems to have seized the pen at the moment when he was most elevated with the importance of his subject, and with the extent of his discoveries.
The three months gone, I resolved to remain away from home for some time longer; to settle myself for the present in Switzerland, which was growing dear to me in the remembrance of that evening; to resume my pen; to work.
Ned pulled the shining pen out of his shirt pocket.
Her services have been more valuable than was supposed; her learning has been quicker than was supposed; Omer and Joram can run their pen through what remains; and she’s free when you wish.
Mrs. Higgins puts down her pen and turns away from the writing-table.
Arrived at Mr. Wickfield’s house, I found, in the little lower room on the ground floor, where Uriah Heep had been of old accustomed to sit, Mr. Micawber plying his pen with great assiduity.
said Porthos; “pass the pen to Aramis, who writes theses in Latin.”
The jeweler is making fountain pens for the defense lawyers and you said he came in with some.
Here then, as I lay down the pen and proceed to seal up my confession, I bring the life of that unhappy Henry Jekyll to an end.
The student says to his comrade, “Lend me a pen, some paper, or some ink,” but he has not at all any intention of giving them back.
This was one of the first good effects of my having learnt a little to scribble; another was, that the leading men, seeing a newspaper now in the hands of one who could also handle a pen, thought it convenient to oblige and encourage me.
They found the last fountain pen under the bed, but it was filled with ink as well.
When the Emancipation Proclamation was taken to Mr. Lincoln by Secretary Seward, for the President’s signature, Mr. Lincoln took a pen, dipped it in the ink, moved his hand to the place for the signature, held it a moment, then removed his hand and dropped the pen.
It was some minutes before she could go on with her letter, and the frequent bursts of grief which still obliged her, at intervals, to withhold her pen, were proofs enough of her feeling how more than probable it was that she was writing for the last time to Willoughby.
So speaking he set on the hero Kebriones with the rush of a lion, that while wasting the cattle-pens is smitten in the breast, and his own valour is his bane, even so against Kebriones, Patroklos, didst thou leap furiously.
Accurate knowledge of the contents of her journal--to which I obtained access by clandestine means, unspeakably precious to me in the remembrance--warns my eager pen from topics which this essentially exhaustive woman has already made her own.
Her triumph in this connexion with my work, and her delight when I wanted a new pen—which I very often feigned to do—suggested to me a new way of pleasing my child-wife.
In general terms it may be said that to employ is to devote to one's purpose, to use is to render subservient to one's purpose; what is used is viewed as more absolutely an instrument than what is employed; a merchant employs a clerk; he uses pen and paper; as a rule, use is not said of persons, except in a degrading sense; as, the conspirators used him as a go-between.
When I did at last turn my eyes in Wemmick's direction, I found that he had unposted his pen, and was intent upon the table before him.
This is a subject that I cannot deal with here,but it might worthily tempt the pen of a writer acquainted withtheatrical matters, and at the same time a subtlepsychologist—of such a writer, for instance, as M. FrancisqueSarcey.
He was tapping a pen too quickly on the side of his knee and staring at the biohazard suits he’d hung from an upper locker.
The one thing that gratified him was that he could study pen and ink or brush in the illustration class, and that he could also join a sketch class from five to six every afternoon without extra charges if he preferred to devote his evening hours to studying drawing in the life class.
Thus, I set pen to paper with delight, And quickly had my thoughts in black and white.
He scattered the pens about the table, so that they might lie ready in all directions to be taken up when wanted, and then cut the paper into a heap of narrow slips, of the form used by professional writers for the press.
The story of the crusades abounds, in such romantic and picturesque detail that the writer of an Outline of History must ride his pen upon the curb through this alluring field.
There’s a note from the Warden saying he requested the fountain pens back and some paper after a few days.
"Now let's fly round, and do double duty today, so that we can play tomorrow with free minds," said Jo, preparing to replace her pen with a broom.
She reassembled the pen and put it next to the other one.
“I don’t want it,” said Raskolnikov, pushing away the pen.
The house was pretty full; I had prepared a number of printed copies, and provided pens and ink dispers'd all over the room.
One of the favorite methods of dealing with them is to press a fountain pen into their fingers with the definitely worded command, "Sign your name right here, please."
Mr. Chopper winked and nodded and pointed his pen towards his patron's door, and said, "You'll find the governor all right," with the most provoking good humour.
He ordered gold plated fountain pens for the defense attorneys.
Llarimar eyed a lesser scribe, who lowered his pen.
Right now, nothing is clear to me, I still glimpse only glimmers in the dark, and I must limit my pen, as it were, to taking dictation from events.
I have heard that you caligraphists don’t like steel pens.”
Alleys for pedes- trians intersected the pens, which soon became crowded with buyers and sellers from far and near.
The work here was peculiar in that it included not only pen and ink but the chalk plate process which was a method of drawing with a steel point upon a zinc plate covered with a deposit of chalk, which left a design which was easily reproduced.
These gentlemen, having pen, ink, andpaper, about them, made an exact inventory of every thing they saw;and when they had done, desired I would set them down, that theymight deliver it to the emperor.
"That," said the galley slave, "is like a man having money at sea when he is dying of hunger and has no way of buying what he wants; I say so because if at the right time I had had those twenty ducats that your worship now offers me, I would have greased the notary's pen and freshened up the attorney's wit with them, so that to-day I should be in the middle of the plaza of the Zocodover at Toledo, and not on this road coupled like a greyhound.
Raskolnikov gave back the pen; but instead of getting up and going away, he put his elbows on the table and pressed his head in his hands.
However, when he got his pen and ink he wrote out a daily journal, giving the history of his life almost to the hour and minute.