It'll be done to a turn,' said the landlord
looking up to the clock--and the very clock had a colour in its fat white face, and looked a clock for jolly Sandboys to consult--'it'll be done to a turn at twenty-two minutes before eleven.
We can light one directly, Sir,' said the landlord
Do you pretend to say, landlord
, that this harpooneer is actually engaged this blessed Saturday night, or rather Sunday morning, in peddling his head around this town?
said the landlord
, turning to the farrier, who was swelling with impatience for his cue.
But these freaks of his guest were not much to the liking of the landlord
, so he determined to cut matters short and confer upon him at once the unlucky order of knighthood before any further misadventure could occur; so, going up to him, he apologised for the rudeness which, without his knowledge, had been offered to him by these low people, who, however, had been well punished for their audacity.
Your appetite's been touched like, by your accident," said the landlord
, glancing at the bandaged arm under my coat.
There was no need for me to draw Rouletabille's attention; he had already left our omelette and had joined the landlord
at the window.
Having already given up their own room to their lodgers, the landlord
and landlady had no other place to sleep in than the kitchen.
Finally, she inquired of the landlord
what was the value of the carpet in her bedroom, as well as where the said carpet had been manufactured; but, the landlord
could do no more than promise to make inquiries.
I thought you gave an order,' said the landlord
, after a pause of two or three minutes for consideration.
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.
Excuse me, captain -- but the young lady seems to hang a little on your mind," said the landlord
, with a pleasant smile.