Bob said he didn't believe there ever was such a goose cooked.
Bob Cratchit said, and calmly too, that he regarded it as the greatest success achieved by Mrs Cratchit since their marriage.
Then all the Cratchit family drew round the hearth, in what Bob Cratchit called a circle, meaning half a one; and at Bob Cratchit's elbow stood the family display of glass.
These held the hot stuff from the jug, however, as well as golden goblets would have done; and Bob served it out with beaming looks, while the chestnuts on the fire sputtered and cracked noisily.
And what's more, if there's anything in it, why ain't Bob
Henderson smoking along to record?
With exemplary swiftness Bob Gliddery departed, and returned.
You Bob Gliddery there, put the chain upon the door and get ye down to your supper.
With an alacrity that seemed no less referable to the pepperer fact than to the supper fact, Bob obeyed, and his boots were heard descending towards the bed of the river.
Bob Sawyer slightly nodded his assent to the proposition, and asked Mr.
So we should,' replied Bob Sawyer, 'but the brandy was too good to leave in a hurry; wasn't it, Ben?
Can't, indeed,' rejoined Bob Sawyer, 'I wouldn't mind a brain, but I couldn't stand a whole head.
Bob Sawyer glanced mutual distrust out of the corners of their eyes.
Such qualities in an inferior, who could always be treated with authority in spite of his superior knowingness, had necessarily a fatal fascination for Tom; and every holiday-time Maggie was sure to have days of grief because he had gone off with Bob.
Bob knew all about this particular affair, and spoke of the sport with an enthusiasm which no one who is not either divested of all manly feeling, or pitiably ignorant of rat-catching, can fail to imagine.
Bob continued, pointing with an air of disgust toward Yap, "he's no more good wi' a rot nor nothin'.