Concerning the old carpenter
who fixed the bed for the writer, I only mentioned him because he, like many of what are called very common people, became the nearest thing to what is understandable and lovable of all the grotesques in the writer's book.
said Miss Carpenter
slowly, as if this reason had not occurred to her before.
The dear soul thought she was doing a wonderful thing for me when she made me an artist, but perhaps, after all, it would have been better for me if my father's will had prevailed and I were now but an honest carpenter
Here, amid the noise of carpenters
and masons, with only one room fit to sit in, and that shared by chattering children, he went on with his work.
and I stuck it out two days more, then we drew straws for it and it was his turn.
He ate more than the Carpenter
, though,' said Tweedledee.
I do not know how this really happened, yet the fact remains that one fine day this piece of wood found itself in the shop of an old carpenter
But it appeared that the carpenter
was repairing the harrows, which ought to have been repaired before Lent.
Let me tell you one thing, Tom Brown, if you listen to all you hear you'll hear that every Frisco carpenter
is union an' gettin' full union wages.
After a time the carpenter
tot tered away forward; but later on, Falk going to drink at the fresh-water pump, had the inspiration to turn his head.
Whereas you couldn't be more occupied with your day's calculations and combinations than you habitually show yourself to be, if you were a carpenter
Gardner were, to do what- ever the carpenters
commanded me to do.
Now those things in which a city should be one are of different sorts, and in preserving an alternate reciprocation of power between these, the safety thereof consists (as I have already mentioned in my treatise on Morals), for amongst freemen and equals this is absolutely necessary; for all cannot govern at the same time, but either by the year, or according to some other regulation or time, by which means every one in his turn will be in office; as if the shoemakers and carpenters
should exchange occupations, and not always be employed in the same calling.
Gangs of carpenters
hoping for high pay arrived in Moscow every day, and on all sides logs were being hewn, new houses built, and old, charred ones repaired.
While Mr Wilks, therefore, was thundering out, "Where are the carpenters
to walk on before King Pyrrhus?