I don't approve," he says, fierce, "of folks keeping great, fat, ugly, bad-tempered yellow dogs that are a nuisance to all.
says the bird, shrugging his shoulders and puffing himself up.
MENO: If you want to have one definition of them all, I know not what to say, but that virtue is the power of governing mankind.
SOCRATES: Would you say 'virtue,' Meno, or 'a virtue'?
But I says, I GOT to do it -- I can't get OUT of it.
I wish you would," says I, "because it's pap that's there, and maybe you'd help me tow the raft ashore where the light is.
I reckon it ain't going to suffer none for lack of paint," I says, "when you start in to scollop the facts.
says the old man; and when I looked up to see how HE come to take an intrust in a little thing like that, his eyes was just burning into me, he was that eager.
We should rather say that he is a friend who is, as well as seems, good; and that he who seems only, and is not good, only seems to be and is not a friend; and of an enemy the same may be said.
Deteriorated, that is to say, in the good qualities of horses, not of dogs?
I could not so readily come at playing on the harpsichord or spinet, because I had no instrument of my own to practice on, and could only come at theirs in the intervals when they left it, which was uncertain; but yet I learned tolerably well too, and the young ladies at length got two instruments, that is to say, a harpsichord and a spinet too, and then they taught me themselves.
First, I was apparently handsomer than any of them; secondly, I was better shaped; and, thirdly, I sang better, by which I mean I had a better voice; in all which you will, I hope, allow me to say, I do not speak my own conceit of myself, but the opinion of all that knew the family.
we will not at present say
what transactions) with Kenge and Carboy's office, or was it a gentleman of your acquaintance?
Veneering then says
to Mrs Veneering, 'We must work,' and throws himself into a Hansom cab.
Tis wonderful how she knows," says
Tobin as we walk to the pier.