Their good luck
, they felt, had given them the right to think about a home; and sitting out on the doorstep that summer evening, they held consultation about it, and Jurgis took occasion to broach a weighty subject.
His joy collapsed utterly, and he turned away and moped toward the door moaning and lamenting over the bitterness of his luck
I thought he was rather a handsome fellow, and I thought I should have been much the same sort of fellow, if I had had any luck
I could ha' wished Nancy had had the luck
to find a child like that and bring her up," said Priscilla to her father, as they sat in the gig; "I should ha' had something young to think of then, besides the lambs and the calves.
Trelawney, being a very open-handed gentleman, as we all know, has just asked me a word or two, and as I was able to tell him that every man on board had done his duty, alow and aloft, as I never ask to see it done better, why, he and I and the doctor are going below to the cabin to drink YOUR health and luck
, and you'll have grog served out for you to drink OUR health and luck
to every sergeant, then, that lets us pick our road; Bad luck
to all the driver-men that cannot pack a load: For we can wriggle and climb, my lads, and turn up everywhere, Oh, it's our delight on a mountain height, with a leg or two to spare!
Nothing could hunt it, because its whole body was covered with scales, which were harder than stone or metal; its two great eyes shone by night, and even by day, like the brightest lamps, and anyone who had the ill luck
to look into those eyes became as it were bewitched, and was obliged to rush of his own accord into the monster's jaws.
Some will bribe, beg, solicit, rise early, entreat, persist, without attaining the object of their suit; while another comes, and without knowing why or wherefore, finds himself invested with the place or office so many have sued for; and here it is that the common saying, 'There is good luck
as well as bad luck
in suits,' applies.
It's our luck
t' git licked often," said his friend in a weary tone.
If I was you, when I come to Gloucester I would give two, three big candles for my good luck
I felt my luck
, Admiral, I assure you;" replied Captain Wentworth, seriously.
Hans soon came to himself, and got upon his legs again, sadly vexed, and said to the shepherd, 'This riding is no joke, when a man has the luck
to get upon a beast like this that stumbles and flings him off as if it would break his neck.