Twenty miles southward by now, the special was still tearing its way into the darkness.
They have been ringing us up all down the line, ever since the special left.
The guvnor didn't want to give him a special at this time of night, but he just handed him a note, and we made things hum up here.
Here an unfortunate special laughed again, whereupon the magistrate threatened to commit him instantly.
At this sally another special laughed, and then tried to look so supernaturally solemn, that the magistrate detected him immediately.
Nupkins, reddening with passion, 'how dare you select such an inefficient and disreputable person for a special constable, as that man?
Take this and deliver it," said he to his adjutant, handing him the papers and still taking no notice of the special messenger.
Prince Andrew felt that either the actions of Kutuzov's army interested the Minister of War less than any of the other matters he was concerned with, or he wanted to give the Russian special messenger that impression.
Your special will be backing down directly, sir," he announced, "but I am sorry to say that we hear very bad accounts of the line.
He drove up just two minutes after the train had gone, came straight into the office and ordered a special.
They were thoroughly organized and well armed, and they were held in readiness to be hurled in special
trains to any part of the country where labor went on strike or was locked out by the employers.
There he heard allusions made to the invasion, and a special prayer for peace.
Close on the rear of this came a couple of cabs, the forerun- ners of a long procession of flying vehicles, going for the most part to Chalk Farm station, where the North-Western special trains were loading up, instead of coming down the gradient into Euston.
I only asked, because I have in stock a very special one which I got lately from Nepaul.
The guests were crowding in, and special places were marked for important people.