The professor had gone, there was no one he could turn to, yes, there was Solly. And as soon as it was light he went and found him of course still in bed! "Ah," he said, "I heard you was having a thick night, and you look like it. Blued your cheque, I suppose?" "Not all," said Dick, "but it's gone!" And he told him everything.
The air was deliciously clear and the sky wonderfully blue above the mountains, and the moon, a few days past its last quarter, was visible in the southwest, its pale crescent face slightly blued by the atmosphere, as it always appears when seen in daylight. "Slow westering, a phantom sail The lonely soul of yesterday."
'N' what followed after, Susan Clegg, oh, Mrs. Lathrop, I never see the like o' the way he suddenly swelled 'n' blued right then! ''n' what come next?
"You will allow him to pass into his Majesty's chamber to get the royal shoes and to return them when they are blued." "All right," answered the guard. "Our Boolooroo is in an ugly mood tonight. It will go hard with this little short-necked creature if he doesn't polish the shoes properly."
The cloak he was fastening was lined with scarlet silk and the gray cock-brimmed hat the slave was holding for him was plumed with a squirrel tail. At first glance he seemed no more than one of the many young gentlemen of the planter class serving in the Confederate cavalry. But then one looked into his eyes and got the illusion of being covered by a pair of blued pistol muzzles.
I've been on the road myself; it is not always fair sailing, and it is not always foul. Keep a stiff upper lip." Yes, keep a stiff upper lip, when goods were being sold at cost all around you! I was not built that way. Just then the book-keeper, Tom, handed a memo to Whipper and he turned to me. "Have you Quickenbush rifles?" "Yes; blued and plated. Regular price, $5.
'There is a little business where he would be most useful in the South, said Lurgan, with peculiar suavity, dropping his heavy blued eyelids. 'E.23 has that in hand, said Creighton quickly. 'He must not go down there. Besides, he knows no Turki. 'Only tell him the shape and the smell of the letters we want and he will bring them back, Lurgan insisted. 'No. That is a man's job, said Creighton.
I haven't moist'ned my chaffer this blessed day." "Half a gallon a day, bo', and no more," says a sailor next him. "Yes, what have yer done with yer half-gallon, eh?" asked the Crow derisively. "Someone stole it," said the sufferer. "He's been an' blued it," squealed someone. "Been an' blued it to buy a Sunday veskit with! Oh, ain't he a vicked young man?"
The tempest-ruffled sea mirrors no stars by night, nor is blued by day. If we are to have real communion with God, we must not flush with indignation at evil, nor pant with desire to shoot the arrow back to him that aimed it at us. And in regard to the evil-doer, the most effectual resistance is, in many cases, not to resist.
The weak, vicious face of the other reddened: "What do you mean by taking that tone with me?" he demanded loudly. "Do you think I won't make good?" He fumbled around in his clothing for a moment and presently jerked a pistol free one of the automatic kind with rubber butt and blued barrel. "Unless you are drunker than I've ever seen you," said Grandcourt, "you'll put up that pistol before I do."