and ladies, pardon the ruse by which I have gathered you here to witness the marriage of my daughter.
He could not help, too, rolling his large eyes round him as he ate, and chuckling with the possibility that he might one day be lord
of all this scene of almost unimaginable luxury and splendor.
But I am going now to keep a sharp look-out on him; and if I see anything very suspicious going on, I'll just take him by the nape of his neck, and say --Look here, Beelzebub, you don't do it; and if he makes any fuss, by the Lord
I'll make a grab into his pocket for his tail, take it to the capstan, and give him such a wrenching and heaving, that his tail will come short off at the stump --do you see; and then, I rather guess when he finds himself docked in that queer fashion, he'll sneak off without the poor satisfaction of feeling his tail between his legs.
Henry entered the room, he found his uncle sitting in a rough shooting-coat, smoking a cheroot and grumbling over The Times.
Yes, let us chat, brother," said she, with a kind of cheerfulness, decided as she was to draw from the conversation, in spite of all the dissimulation Lord
de Winter could bring, the revelations of which she stood in need to regulate her future conduct.
Tis true, my lord
," answered La Ramee, "that his pates are famous and his wine magnificent.
Lady Hunstanton is most kind in asking him here, and Lord
Illingworth seems to have taken quite a fancy to him.
he is still sulky and reserved in the expression of this sentiment, I shall give my money to Athos to take away with him, and remain in England just long enough to unmask him, then, as I have a quick eye and a light foot, I shall notice the first hostile sign; to decamp or conceal myself at the residence of my lord
of Buckingham, who seems a good sort of devil at the bottom, and to whom, in return for his hospitality, I shall relate all that history of the diamonds, which can now compromise nobody but an old queen, who need not be ashamed, after being the wife of a miserly creature like Mazarin, of having formerly been the mistress of a handsome nobleman like Buckingham.
CAVERSHAM, an old gentleman of seventy, wearing the riband and star of the Garter.
Morning-room of Lord
Windermere's house in Carlton House Terrace.
She has no more money, and she offers my Lord
The place was a handsome suite of private apartments in Regent Street; the time was three o'clock in the afternoon to the dull and plodding, and the first hour of morning to the gay and spirited; the persons were Lord
Frederick Verisopht, and his friend Sir Mulberry Hawk.