They were not a handsome family; they were not well dressed; their shoes were far from being water-proof; their clothes were scanty; and Peter
might have known, and very likely did, the inside of a pawnbroker's.
McGREGOR was quite sure that Peter
was somewhere in the toolshed, perhaps hidden underneath a flower-pot.
This old paternal edifice, needy as he was, and though, being centrally situated on the principal street of the town, it would have brought him a handsome sum, the sagacious Peter
had his own reasons for never parting with, either by auction or private sale.
Tis true, 'said Peter
,' I'm alive: I keep my station in the world: Once in the week I just contrive To get my whiskers oiled and curled.
Holmes, you would go far before you found a more dangerous man than Peter
Carey, and I have heard that he bore the same character when he commanded his ship.
A shudder passed through Peter
, and he sat on the floor and cried.
In this story of Peter
Pan, for instance, the bald narrative and most of the moral reflections are mine, though not all, for this boy can be a stern moralist, but the interesting bits about the ways and customs of babies in the bird-stage are mostly reminiscences of David's, recalled by pressing his hands to his temples and thinking hard.
of Colfax hesitated, he feared this might be a ruse of Leicester's to catch him in some trap.
The silent and surly Peter
brightens under the expression of the Master's confidence in him, as the guide brightened under the influence of the Master s caressing touch.
I think it would be great fun," said Peter
Winn, SIR: I send you respectfully by express a pigeon worth good money.
He believed that his approach had been noted, because, framed in the doorway, without his tall hat, Peter
Ivanovitch seemed to be waiting for his approach.