Sam, upon this, began to bestir himself in real earnest, and after a while appeared, bearing down gloriously towards the house, with Bill
and Jerry in a full canter, and adroitly throwing himself off before they had any idea of stopping, he brought them up alongside of the horse-post like a tornado.
It is for no particular item in the tax bill
that I refuse to pay it.
Roxana put the bill
carefully away in her pocket, with her eyes fixed upon Tom's face all the while; then she said:
Well," said he, "my mate Bill
would be called the captain, as like as not.
She drew her foot as far down the chimney as she could, and waited till she heard a little animal (she couldn't guess of what sort it was) scratching and scrambling about in the chimney close above her: then, saying to herself `This is Bill
,' she gave one sharp kick, and waited to see what would happen next.
Clause 3 -- "No bill
of attainder or ex-post-facto law shall be passed.
Bear in mind the decay of Sight Recognition which threatened society at the time of the Colour Revolt; add too the certainty that Women would speedily learn to shade off their extremities so as to imitate the Circles; it must then be surely obvious to you, my dear Reader, that the Colour Bill
placed us under a great danger of confounding a Priest with a young Woman.
He would leave Bill
in the barn to shovel the manure into the litter-carrier--a good fifteen-minute job; he would return in half an hour to find him sitting in the alleyway, staring down into his idle scoop.
Every Order, Resolution, or Vote to which the Concurrence of the Senate and House of Representatives may be necessary (except on a question of Adjournment) shall be presented to the President of the United States; and before the Same shall take Effect, shall be approved by him, or being disapproved by him, shall be repassed by two thirds of the Senate and House of Representatives, according to the Rules and Limitations prescribed in the Case of a Bill
not only paid for the canvas, colours, and brushes, but gave Strickland a pound of smuggled tobacco into the bargain.
As usual, he was in a big motor-car, though not his own, the guest of Swiftwater Bill
, Luck's own darling, who had come down to spend the clean-up of the seventh fortune wrung from the frozen Arctic gravel.
In his own world he was "Cold-Storage," but down below he was "Big" Bill
Totts, who could drink and smoke, and slang and fight, and be an all-round favourite.