alderman


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a member of a municipal legislative body (as a city council)

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The Alderman laughed, and winked; for he was a merry fellow, Alderman Cute.
Divide the amount of tripe before-mentioned, Alderman,' said Mr.
Trotty was so shocked, that it gave him no concern to see the Alderman finish the tripe himself.
asked the Alderman, jocosely, of the red- faced gentleman in the blue coat.
But he was so busy, talking to her softly at a little distance, that he only became conscious of this desire, simultaneously with Alderman Cute.
Now, you know,' said the Alderman, addressing his two friends, with a self-complacent smile upon his face which was habitual to him, 'I am a plain man, and a practical man; and I go to work in a plain practical way.
The Alderman, being of a sensitive, retiring disposition, shrank from further comparison, and, strolling to another part of the garden, stole the camel.
Should you come to Norwich you may have cause to remember that you have been of service to Alderman Micheldene.
Yet, if the dangers of the road weigh so heavily upon you, master alderman, it is a great marvel to me that you should venture so far from home.
quoth Sir Nigel, "it is very clear to me that the sword is like thyself, good alderman, apt either for war or for peace.
But I perceive, master alderman, that this man who hangs here is, by mark of foot, the very robber-knight of whom we have spoken.
This to the alderman of Norwich, who had listened to him with a frowning brow and a sneering lip.
whimpered the old gentleman, as he wiped his forehead in a state of ludicrous distress, 'to think of sending an alderman to awe a crowd
After a full hearing, the alderman gave it as his opinion that his neighbour was under a mistake, and that I was innocent, and the goldsmith acquiesced in it too, and his wife, and so I was dismissed; but as I was going to depart, Mr.
Alderman saw my money, he said, 'Well, madam, now I am satisfied you were wronged, and it was for this reason that I moved you should buy the spoons, and stayed till you had bought them, for if you had not had money to pay for them, I should have suspected that you did not come into the shop with an intent to buy, for indeed the sort of people who come upon these designs that you have been charged with, are seldom troubled with much gold in their pockets, as I see you are.