Nay," quoth the landlord, standing in front of him and holding out his arms like a gooseherd driving his flock, for money made him bold, "thou goest not till thou hast paid me my score
This was a score
of feet away, and at the end of an hour he had managed to get the boat that far.
Then Bunster went for him, among other things getting him down and jumping on him a score
or so of times.
And then from behind him broke a hideous bedlam of savage war cries and a score
of shrieking blacks were upon them.
We cannot entertain a doubt on that score
now," was the reply.
No creature other than a score
or so of our sacred banths has left Lothar to-day," he replied.
Leaping from the tangled vegetation of the jungle's rim came a huge panther, with blazing eyes and bared fangs, and in his wake a score
of mighty, shaggy apes lumbering rapidly toward them, half erect upon their short, bowed legs, and with their long arms reaching to the ground, where their horny knuckles bore the weight of their ponderous bodies as they lurched from side to side in their grotesque advance.
I be in a great hurry, so I would prefer to take my great and good friend, Peter of Colfax, without interference; but, if you wish it otherwise; we be a score
strong within your walls, and nigh a thousand lie without.
One fragment, fully five pounds in weight, crashed on the log alongside of me, and such was its impact that it drove a score
of splinters, like fiery needles, into my leg.
The two livres shall settle the score
and buy some ribbons against the next kermesse.
Before sitting down to it, he opens his corner- cupboard door; takes his bit of chalk from its shelf; adds one thick line to the score
, extending from the top of the cupboard door to the bottom; and then falls to with an appetite.
I have expressed my regret on this score
to them, and to my owners.