Sommers selected a black pair
and looked at them very long and closely.
Now and then pairs
of them would drop their work, and run up to the mast-head to get some fresh air.
of military trousers, light blue with a yellow stripe, serve to give that suggestion of authority proper to the leader of a band.
Indeed, I foresaw pretty clearly that my jacket would go next, and that I should have to make the best of my way to Dover in a shirt and a pair
of trousers, and might deem myself lucky if I got there even in that trim.
Which must be mutual, in proportion due Giv'n and receiv'd; but in disparitie The one intense, the other still remiss Cannot well suite with either, but soon prove Tedious alike: Of fellowship I speak Such as I seek, fit to participate All rational delight, wherein the brute Cannot be human consort; they rejoyce Each with thir kinde, Lion with Lioness; So fitly them in pairs
thou hast combin'd; Much less can Bird with Beast, or Fish with Fowle So well converse, nor with the Ox the Ape; Wors then can Man with Beast, and least of all.
By this time she had found her way into a tidy little room with a table in the window, and on it (as she had hoped) a fan and two or three pairs
of tiny white kid gloves: she took up the fan and a pair
of the gloves, and was just going to leave the room, when her eye fell upon a little bottle that stood near the looking- glass.
It is reached by manholes where it runs under the streets and in little switching-boxes placed at intervals it is frayed out into separate pairs
of wires that blossom at length into telephones.
The trembling clown replied that as he lived and by the oath he had sworn (though he had not sworn any) it was not so much; for there were to be taken into account and deducted three pairs
of shoes he had given him, and a real for two blood-lettings when he was sick.
First stepped forward several pairs
of men armed with the quarter-staff, the widow's sons among them, and so skilfully did they thrust and parry and beat down guards, that the Sheriff, who loved a good game as well as any man, clapped his hands, forgetting where he was, and shouted, "Well struck
As I was groping to remove the chain from about my victim's neck I glanced up into the darkness to see six pairs
of gleaming eyes fixed, unwinking, upon me.
It was well on in the morning; the servants were up; all my drugs were in the cabinet--a long journey down two pairs
of stairs, through the back passage, across the open court and through the anatomical theatre, from where I was then standing horror-struck.
We'll have no trunks; only a carpet-bag, with two shirts and three pairs
of stockings for me, and the same for you.