What I suffered from that placard
, nobody can imagine.
About midday they became aware of the first of the evening-paper placards
shouting to them across the street:--
something else, I hope, that'll teach those murderers a lesson," he added, shaking his fist towards the placard
Approaching the shopkeeper, who had been narrowly observing him as he read the placard
, he was about to speak, when the shopkeeper called to a salesman:
As Nicholas stopped to look in at the window, an old gentleman happened to stop too; and Nicholas, carrying his eye along the window-panes from left to right in search of some capital-text placard
which should be applicable to his own case, caught sight of this old gentleman's figure, and instinctively withdrew his eyes from the window, to observe the same more closely.
The captain saw the placard
, and did not fail to repair to the Theatre Francais that evening, to see the celebrated actress in her mythological role, concerning which he gained some information from his neighbors.
Paynter's assistants in Leadenhall Street ornament an unconscious turtle with a placard
on which is written, "Soup to-morrow.
I would placard
it on the walls of prisons and palaces, carve it on hard rocks, hang it out in letters of fire on that empty sky for a sign of hope and terror--a portent of the end.
Mr Cobb likewise turned his eyes in the same direction, and surveyed the placard
as if that were the first time he had ever beheld it.
He drew up a placard
, offering Twenty Pounds reward for the apprehension of Stephen Blackpool, suspected of complicity in the robbery of Coketown Bank on such a night; he described the said Stephen Blackpool by dress, complexion, estimated height, and manner, as minutely as he could; he recited how he had left the town, and in what direction he had been last seen going; he had the whole printed in great black letters on a staring broadsheet; and he caused the walls to be posted with it in the dead of night, so that it should strike upon the sight of the whole population at one blow.
Now, here,' moving the light to another similar placard
, 'HIS pockets was found empty, and turned inside out.
Bardell shrank from the world, and courted the retirement and tranquillity of Goswell Street; and here she placed in her front parlour window a written placard
, bearing this inscription--"Apartments furnished for a single gentleman.
He could only suppose that the legend upon the placard
had some reference to this secret society.
It was here that they made those products with the wonders of which they pestered him so--by placards
that defaced the landscape when he traveled, and by staring advertisements in the newspapers and magazines--by silly little jingles that he could not get out of his mind, and gaudy pictures that lurked for him around every street corner.
In Wellington Street my brother met a couple of sturdy roughs who had just been rushed out of Fleet Street with still- wet newspapers and staring placards