Poyser, to whom an extra glass had restored his youthful confidence in his good looks and good dancing, walked along with them quite proudly, secretly flattering himself that Miss Lydia had never had a partner in HER life who could lift her off the ground as he would.
He hurried away to seek another matronly partner, for due honour must be paid to the married women before he asked any of the young ones; and the country-dances, and the stamping, and the gracious nodding, and the waving of the hands, went on joyously.
But his partner
could not and did not want to dance well.
If anything happens to your partner
here or in Buckomari, you'll have me to reckon with.
But Harold's letter to his partner
was crossed by a letter from his partner
But on Berande, you would be my partner
, and then I would be responsible.
Not only had his partner
tied the dogs up, but he had tied them, after the Indian fashion, with sticks.
Crayford looked at her partner
with a satirical smile.
Tim Linkinwater condescended, after much entreaty and brow-beating, to accept a share in the house; but he could never be prevailed upon to suffer the publication of his name as a partner
, and always persisted in the punctual and regular discharge of his clerkly duties.
And in the laying of bricks and stones is the just man a more useful or better partner
than the builder?
But after making several reflections upon the circumstances of my life, and how little way this would go towards settling me in the world, I resolved to go to Lisbon, and see if I might not come at some information of the state of my plantation in the Brazils, and of what was become of my partner
, who, I had reason to suppose, had some years past given me over for dead.
Not difficult for me, I think, Clennam,' returned his partner
Man and brother, partner
in feelings equally with undertakings and actions, I have found a cash-box.
Never ship came to this port that had less business than I had, and yet it was with great difficulty that we were admitted to hold the least correspondence on shore: not my partner
himself, who was alive, and made a great figure among them, not my two merchant-trustees, not the fame of my wonderful preservation in the island, could obtain me that favour.
IN THE COURSE of occasional visits to Canada many years since, I became intimately acquainted with some of the principal partners
of the great Northwest Fur Company, who at that time lived in genial style at Montreal, and kept almost open house for the stranger.