By the way, there does not seem to be any very pressing need for repairs
at that end wall.
He had entertained vague ideas of hiring a cart, of achieving miraculous repairs
, of still snatching some residual value from his one chief possession.
The first thing," he replied, "is to find out just how serious our damage is, and then to see what we can do in the way of repairs
Their owners had evidently come to that spot to make some needful repairs
in the stage arrangements, for one of them was engaged in binding together a small gallows with thread, while the other was intent upon fixing a new black wig, with the aid of a small hammer and some tacks, upon the head of the radical neighbour, who had been beaten bald.
The next morning after my arrival, he took me in his chariot to see the town, which is about half the bigness of London; but the houses very strangely built, and most of them out of repair
Yes, sir; but they had to repair
one of her boilers, and so her departure was postponed till to-morrow.
It was wrong, Monsieur Porthos; but I will repair
that wrong, upon my word of honor.
Thedora tells me that a retired civil servant of her acquaintance has a uniform to sell--one cut to regulation pattern and in good repair
, as well as likely to go very cheap.
To this rendezvous repair
the various brigades of trappers from their widely separated hunting grounds, bringing in the products of their year's campaign.
Let your men be sent away; I will come out freely and repair
to the camp alone, or else I will be killed here
Certainly, who hath a state to repair
, may not despise small things; and commonly it is less dishonorable, to abridge petty charges, than to stoop to petty gettings.
I think,' answered the bean, 'that as we have so fortunately escaped death, we should keep together like good companions, and lest a new mischance should overtake us here, we should go away together, and repair
to a foreign country.