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The mayor assumed a stern, disapproving air, and his clerk looked up at the couple with malicious curiosity.
After a few questions, to which the bride and bridegroom responded, and a few words mumbled by the mayor, and after signing the registers, with their witnesses, duly, Luigi and Ginevra were made one.
At last the reconciliation was effected in our house over a supper at two in the morning--Julie in a wonderful costume of compromises, and I have her and the mayor pacified in bed in the blue room.
And on the next day, while the mayor rebuilds his roof, her Xavier departs anew for the Aurora Borealis, there to commence his life's work.
And the Mayor took from his pocket a little tissue-paper packet, and opening it, he handed to the Doctor a perfectly beautiful watch with real diamonds in the back.
Then the Mayor pulled out of his pocket a still larger parcel and said,
The peasant said: 'If you will get in, you will be mayor.
Then the peasants made up their minds that they too would fetch some sheep for themselves, a flock apiece, but the mayor said: 'I come first.
cried Mr Haredale, pressing the door open as the porter strove to shut it, and speaking rapidly, 'My Lord Mayor, I beg you not to go away.
God bless my soul, I believe people turn Catholics a'purpose to vex and worrit me,' cried the Lord Mayor.
They have come in two great galleys," answered the mayor, "with two bank of oars on either side, and great store of engines of war and of men-at-arms.
The only trader in the place was the mayor, who owned a sawmill and bought up timber at a low price to sell again.
Gentlemen,' said the mayor, at as loud a pitch as he could possibly force his voice to--'gentlemen.
Then they melted the statue in a furnace, and the Mayor held a meeting of the Corporation to decide what was to be done with the metal.
Serious objections,' remarked the Provincial Mayor, with an air of impartiality, turning towards the Time Traveller.