One should only eat to sustain life," replied the Shaggy Man, "and that tablet
is equal to a peck of other food.
So she rubbed them out, and drew little nosegays and likenesses of me and Jip, all over the tablets
There were non there, and she took from her pocket a yellow set of ivory tablets
, mounted in tarnished gold, and wrote upon them with a pencil in a case of tarnished gold that hung from her neck.
If your holy scruples can dispense with using the Jew's tablets
, for the pen I can find a remedy,'' said the yeoman; and, bending his bow, he aimed his shaft at a wild-goose which was soaring over their heads, the advanced-guard of a phalanx of his tribe, which were winging their way to the distant and solitary fens of Holderness.
Dulcinea del Toboso Painted on my heart I wear; Never from its tablets
, never, Can her image be eras'd.
Individuals must have supposed that they were cutting the letters of their names deep into everlasting tablets
of brass, or enshrining their reputations forever in the hearts of their countrymen, while, as to fact, the affair would appear in printed reports under a meek and immaterial title.
de Conde having been to pay his respects to the king on his pretended rising, inscribed the city of Poitiers upon his tablets
, as the place of sojourn and rest for their majesties.
One hundred and fifty-three pounds," said the doctor, noting it down on his tablets
You will give her these tablets
, captain, will you not?
With ill-concealed avarice he looked upon the age-old, golden tablets
set in the walls of nearly every room and down the sides of many of the corridors.
In places tablets
of yellow metal had been set in the solid masonry of the walls.
There he crushed to a powder two soluble tablets
, each containing a quarter of a grain of morphia.
Before they dispersed he had to bring out his tablets
to make notes of his engagements.
echoed the little man, sideling nigher to his companion, and producing his tablets
with an air in which exultation struggled, strangely, with an affectation of self-abasement.
Pickwick saluted the count with all the reverence due to so great a man, and the count drew forth a set of tablets