An opportunity seemed at hand when, after lighting a cigar
with a sun-glass, he looked up, and perceived a man coming over the brow of the hill, at the foot of which the pedlar had stopped his green cart.
Cheyne moved nervously between his own extravagant gorgeousness and the naked necessity of the combination, an unlit cigar
in his teeth, till the pitying crews forgot that he was their tribal enemy, and did their best to entertain him.
He had a sharp little face, which was not disagreeable; he smoked enormous cigars
and began his drinking early in the day: but his appearance gave no sign of these excesses.
There was a group of shabbily dressed men smoking and laughing in a corner, a scissors-grinder with his wheel, two guardsmen who were flirting with a nurse-girl, and several well-dressed young men who were lounging up and down with cigars
in their mouths.
It must have lasted for some time, for it was then that these cigars
He no more expects to be famous for thinking than for smoking cigars
In the midst of the jollity produced by good cigars
, good wine, and passable anecdotes, the landlord presented his bill.
I do not consider that the cigars
and whisky he consumed at my expense (he always refused cocktails, since he was practically a teetotaller), and the few dollars, borrowed with a civil air of conferring a favour upon me, that passed from my pocket to his, were in any way equivalent to the entertainment he afforded me.
And I was right, truly right," cried the general, with warmth and solemnity, "for if cigars
are forbidden in railway carriages, poodles are much more so.
Doctor Emory continued to talk, and tried a fresh cigar
, and, despite the fact that his reception-room was overflowing, delivered, not merely a long, but a live and interesting, dissertation on the subject of cigars
and of the tobacco leaf and filler as grown and prepared for cigars
in the tobacco-favoured regions of the earth.
Archie lounged in the easy chair, surrounded by newspapers; Charlie stood upon the rug, in an Englishman's favourite attitude, and, I regret to say, both were smoking cigars
And I sat back and marvelled secretly at this encyclopaedic-minded man, this Leith Clay-Randolph, this common tramp who made himself at home in my den, charmed such friends as gathered at my small table, outshone me with his brilliance and his manners, spent my spending money, smoked my best cigars
, and selected from my ties and studs with a cultivated and discriminating eye.
I can promise you a cheque beneath your plate which even you might think worth considering, wine in your glass which kings might sigh for, cigars
by your side which even your Mr.
John Chivery, in his best clothes, with his tall hat under his arm, his ivory-handled cane genteelly embarrassing his deportment, and a bundle of cigars
in his hand!
Having lighted their cigars
, they leaned out of this window, smoking, and looking down at the moonlight, as it shone into the court below.