Everyone thought soberly for a minute, then Meg announced, as if the idea was suggested by the sight of her own pretty hands, "I shall give her a nice pair
But it was of funereal black cloth, and although relieved at one extremity by a pair
of high riding boots, in which his too short trousers were tucked, and at the other by a tall white hat, and cravat of aggressive yellow, the effect was depressing.
Another and far more important reason than the delivery of a pair
of embroidered gloves, impelled Hester, at this time, to seek an interview with a personage of so much power and activity in the affairs of the settlement.
They are an uncommonly handsome pair
," he said, "and if they are as good as they look I am sure you need not wish for anything better; but I see you still hold that pet scheme of yours for worrying your horses and lessening their power.
With a shout of rage they rushed upon the pair
from both sides, but in either case one was the most eager, and outstepped the other two, and thus it came about that time was given the Wolf-Brethren to strike at him alone, before his fellows were at his side.
Run home this moment, and fetch me a pair
of gloves and a fan
Rabbit was a widow; she earned her living by knitting rabbit-wool mittens and muffetees (I once bought a pair
at a bazaar).
The wide-spread grunting drove came on in a surging mass, and without showing any respect for Don Quixote's dignity or Sancho's, passed right over the pair
of them, demolishing Sancho's entrenchments, and not only upsetting Don Quixote but sweeping Rocinante off his feet into the bargain; and what with the trampling and the grunting, and the pace at which the unclean beasts went, pack-saddle, armour, Dapple and Rocinante were left scattered on the ground and Sancho and Don Quixote at their wits' end.
Danglars and Caderousse set off upon their errand at full speed; but ere they had gone many steps they perceived a group advancing towards them, composed of the betrothed pair
, a party of young girls in attendance on the bride, by whose side walked Dantes' father; the whole brought up by Fernand, whose lips wore their usual sinister smile.
Of course he may break out now and then(I am not now referring only to drunkenness), and (for example) buy himself a new pair
of shoes, and take pleasure in seeing his feet looking well and smartly shod.
It is a universal rule that each of a pair
of opposites of this type has reference to that to which the particular 'positive' is natural.
They had come thither, not as friends nor partners in the enterprise, but each, save one youthful pair
, impelled by his own selfish and solitary longing for this wondrous gem.