I never can square up; the rest of the plunder won't pawn
or sell for half of the bill.
Thus it is: My castle and my lands are in pawn
for a debt that I owe.
Yes," replied Prince Andrew, "but with this little difference, that in chess you may think over each move as long as you please and are not limited for time, and with this difference too, that a knight is always stronger than a pawn
, and two pawns
are always stronger than one, while in war a battalion is sometimes stronger than a division and sometimes weaker than a company.
He had gone hungry two days waiting for the reply, and it was then that he put his wheel back in pawn
Let me pawn
my rings," the Ancient Mariner had urged, not for the first time, over the telephone.
Brand"--poor, so poor that she was obliged to pawn
her ring--left, by a man who was a foreigner, alone with her little girl--was I on the trace of her at that moment?
I wouldn't mind being a Pawn
, if only I might join--though of course I should LIKE to be a Queen, best.
I will pawn
my whole reputation in the world on her conduct.