old man


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a familiar term of address for a man

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an informal term for your father

aromatic herb of temperate Eurasia and North Africa having a bitter taste used in making the liqueur absinthe

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"Could you cut Mashkin Upland too?--what do you think?" he said to the old man.
At the afternoon rest, when they were sitting down again, and those who smoked had lighted their pipes, the old man told the men that "Mashkin Upland's to be cut--there'll be some vodka."
She busied herself immediately in preparing supper, and while she was thus engaged I remarked that the old man took an opportunity of observing me more closely than he had done yet.
'It will never check hers,' said the old man looking steadily at me,
Pickwick eyed the old man with great curiosity, and the remainder of the company smiled, and looked on in silence.
'Talk of your German universities,' said the little old man.
"I thank you for the pewter soldier, my little friend!" said the old man. "And I thank you because you come over to me."
In the middle of the wall hung a picture representing a beautiful lady, so young, so glad, but dressed quite as in former times, with clothes that stood quite stiff, and with powder in her hair; she neither said "thankee, thankee!" nor "cranky, cranky!" but looked with her mild eyes at the little boy, who directly asked the old man, "Where did you get her?"
Some were amusing, some almost beautiful, and one, a woman all drawn out of shape, hurt the old man by her grotesqueness.
For an hour the procession of grotesques passed before the eyes of the old man, and then, although it was a painful thing to do, he crept out of bed and began to write.
"Yes, my dear boy," replied the old man, "it is very fortunate."
"'Tis nothing, nothing; it will soon pass away" -- and as he said so the old man's strength failed him, and he fell backwards.
It seemed as if there were moments when he could by no means have sworn but that the old man was an ancient retainer of his, who had been meritoriously faithful.
The old man did so, and when they came to the palace he hid her behind the great picture and advised her to keep quite still, and he placed himself behind the picture also.
Then the old man leading the hind threw himself at the monster's feet and said, "O Prince of the Genii, I beg of you to stay your fury and to listen to me.