If a commoner gave a noble even so much as a Damiens-scratch which didn't kill or even hurt, he got Damiens' dose for it just the same; they pulled him to rags and tatters with horses, and all the world came to see the show, and crack jokes, and have a good time; and some of the performances of the best people present were as tough, and as properly unprintable, as any that have been printed
by the pleasant Casanova in his chapter about the dismember- ment of Louis XV.
The duke went down into his carpet- bag, and fetched up a lot of little printed
bills and read them out loud.
But what do you let a person look at your hand for, with that awful thing printed
You see there's a school newspaper printed
at Wareham Academy once a month.
I blushed at my inconsideration: but, without showing further consciousness of the offence, I hastened to add - 'The truth is, sir, I passed the first part of the night in - ' Here I stopped afresh - I was about to say 'perusing those old volumes,' then it would have revealed my knowledge of their written, as well as their printed
, contents; so, correcting myself, I went on - 'in spelling over the name scratched on that window-ledge.
On the same day when Captain Wragge completed the last entry in his Chronicle of Events, a woman appeared at the window of one of the houses in Vauxhall Walk, and removed from the glass a printed
paper which had been wafered to it announcing that Apartments were to be let.
This mental exercise lasted until Biddy made a rush at them and distributed three defaced Bibles (shaped as if they had been unskilfully cut off the chump-end of something), more illegibly printed
at the best than any curiosities of literature I have since met with, speckled all over with ironmould, and having various specimens of the insect world smashed between their leaves.
And because the history of Nada the Lily and of those with whom her life was intertwined moved him strangely, and in many ways, he has done more, he has printed
it that others may judge of it.
After a considerable part of the work had been finished and printed
, the Publishers, who pretended to discern in it a germ of popularity, remonstrated strenuously against its appearing as an absolutely anonymous production, and contended that it should have the advantage of being announced as by the Author of Waverley.
Oriental taste was displayed in the colors of her costume, which consisted of a white dress, close-fitting, and printed
with an elaborate china blue pattern; a yellow straw hat covered with artificial hawthorn and scarlet berries; and tan-colored gloves reaching beyond the elbow, and decorated with a profusion of gold bangles.
It is a good joke for your worship to try and persuade me that everything these good books say is nonsense and lies, and they printed
by the license of the Lords of the Royal Council, as if they were people who would allow such a lot of lies to be printed
all together, and so many battles and enchantments that they take away one's senses.
Such confessions as I intend to make are never printed
nor given to other people to read.