Marks, who was anxiously and with much fidgeting compounding a tumbler of punch to his own peculiar taste, occasionally looked up from his employment, and, poking his sharp nose and chin almost into Haley's face, gave the most earnest heed to the whole narrative.
bout the greatest mod'rn improvement I knows on,"--and Marks patronized his joke by a quiet introductory sniggle.
Also, I beg that these experimenters, or others, will set their fingers upon another pane, and add again the marks of the accused, but not placing them in the same order or relation to the other signatures as before--for, by one chance in a million, a person might happen upon the right marks by pure guesswork, ONCE, therefore I wish to be tested twice.
Here are A's finger marks, taken at the age of five months.
By this time the old hunter was ready for his business, and throwing his right leg far behind him, and stretching his left arm along the barrel of his piece, he raised it toward the bird, Every eye glanced rapidly from the marks man to the mark; but at the moment when each ear was expecting the report of the rifle, they were disappointed by the ticking sound of the flint.
A turkey’s head and neck is but a small mark for a new hand and a lame shoulder.
As Uncle Mark
says, `It's impossible, and what's more it's improbable.
Sith it be no better,'' said Locksley, ``I am content to try my fortune; on condition that when I have shot two shafts at yonder mark of Hubert's, he shall be bound to shoot one at that which I shall propose.
So saying, and without showing the least anxiety to pause upon his aim, Locksley stept to the appointed station, and shot his arrow as carelessly in appearance as if he had not even looked at the mark.
I cannot see any fitting mark, for I care not to waste a bolt upon these shields, which a drunken boor could not miss at a village kermesse.
I think even now that I might hit any large and goodly mark with a bow like this.
Boat's mad--stark ravin' crazy," he snorts, returning to command.
She said that a thousand and a thousand people had met him here, and had written in his book, and have his mark
of substance is that it has no contrary.
I scored the bit about the Child with my pencil, and put a morsel of paper for a mark
to keep the place; "Lie you there," I said, "till the marriage of Mr.