"Or a haughty gentleman of HIM?" cries mademoiselle, referring to Sir Leicester with ineffable disdain. "Eh! Oh, then regard him! The poor infant! Ha! Ha! Ha!" "Come, come, why this is worse PARLAYING than the other," says Mr. Bucket. "Come along!" "You cannot do these things? Then you can do as you please with me. It is but the death, it is all the same. Let us go, my angel.
When they reached the low archway which forms the entrance to the inn, Perker was detained a few moments parlaying with the coachman about the fare and the change; and Mr. Pickwick, stepping to one side to be out of the way of the stream of people that were pouring in and out, looked about him with some curiosity.
Alice drew him aside, or rather, she pulled at his jacket so that he nearly fell over backwards, and then she whispered, 'Come along, don't stay parlaying with the foe. He's only talking to you to gain time. 'What for? said Oswald.
By this time Eliza had opened the door, and we thought it best to take him in without any more parlaying. To parley with a prisoner is not done by bandits. Directly we got him safe into the nursery, H. O. began to jump about and say, 'Now you're a prisoner really and truly! And Albert-next-door began to cry. He always does.