Beth, if you don't keep these horrid cats down cellar I'll have them drowned," exclaimed Meg angrily as she tried to get rid of the kitten which had scrambled up
her back and stuck like a burr just out of reach.
In such cases he made use of English, broken and imperfect, but sufficiently intelligible, and which he rendered so mild and musical, by his deep, guttural voice, that it never failed to cause both ladies to look up
in admiration and astonishment.
Then he turned to the cash register, and punched up
five cents, and began to pull money out of the drawer.
Loker shut up
his mouth, and listened to him with gruff and surly attention.
The Shepherdsons and Grangerfords used the same steam- boat landing, which was about two mile above our house; so sometimes when I went up
there with a lot of our folks I used to see a lot of the Shepherdsons there on their fine horses.
We was dressed up
fine, and we played it on them in broad daylight.
He took to Heathcliff strangely, believing all he said (for that matter, he said precious little, and generally the truth), and petting him up
far above Cathy, who was too mischievous and wayward for a favourite.
A deserting soldier in a Traveller's Rest, what lay hid up
to the chin under a lot of taturs, learnt me to read; and a travelling Giant what signed his name at a penny a time learnt me to write.
I cannot employ you without a character," said Miss Wilson, amused by his scrap of Euclid, and wondering where he had picked it up
And those that are most given to reading it are the pages, for there is not a lord's ante-chamber where there is not a 'Don Quixote' to be found; one takes it up
if another lays it down; this one pounces upon it, and that begs for it.
If you were not one of the family I would take it up
The man must value the pipe highly when he prefers to patch it up
rather than buy a new one with the same money.