Accordingly, the manufacturer and all hands concerned were astounded when he suddenly demanded George's wages, and announced his intention of taking him home.
And so fell George's last hope;--nothing before him but a life of toil and drudgery, rendered more bitter by every little smarting vexation and indignity which tyrannical ingenuity could devise.
yelled Freddy, snatching up George's
bundle and placing it beside an imaginary goal-post.
as Arthur Mifflin, the leading juvenile in the great play, insisted upon calling it, much to George's disapproval--was his first piece.
The struggle between George and George's conscience was brief.
The elimination of the third factor had a restorative effect upon George's conversation, which had begun to languish.
Well, here we are,' he said, kicking breezily at George's leg with his cane.
George's last remark by saying, "Afraid to order the pipe?
Penetrating to the heart of this region, he arrives by a court and a long whitewashed passage at a great brick building composed of bare walls, floors, roof-rafters, and skylights, on the front of which, if it can be said to have any front, is painted GEORGE'S SHOOTING GALLERY, &c.
This custodian of George's Gallery in George's absence concludes his proceedings, when he has locked the great doors and turned out all the lights but one, which he leaves to glimmer, by dragging out from a wooden cabin in a corner two mattresses and bedding.
And then it was George's
turn, and he trod on the butter.
Nevertheless I refused, and I could see by George's face that he was disappointed.
One hand closed on George's wrist, the other on the revolver.
, Hanover Square, and Lord Methuselah hobbled in after.
As he approached Lord George's
door, he cleared his throat and hummed more vigorously.