Nor had she, like many persons of great intellect, confined herself to theory, or stopped short where practical usefulness begins; inasmuch as she could ingross, fair-copy, fill up printed forms with perfect accuracy, and, in short, transact any ordinary duty of the office down to pouncing a skin of parchment or mending a pen
There is over a square mile of space in the yards, and more than half of it is occupied by cattle pens
; north and south as far as the eye can reach there stretches a sea of pens
Take the pen
in hand again, and leave the money to Admiral Bartram.
So engrossed was the Butcher, he heeded them not, As he wrote with a pen
in each hand, And explained all the while in a popular style Which the Beaver could well understand.
So whilst me and Jim filed away at the pens
on a brickbat apiece, Jim a-making his'n out of the brass and I making mine out of the spoon, Tom set to work to think out the coat of arms.
Sometimes, of an evening, when I was at home and at work - for I wrote a good deal now, and was beginning in a small way to be known as a writer - I would lay down my pen
, and watch my child-wife trying to be good.
He hated the very wood of the pen
that confined him.
In the deep silence I could hear the pen
of my secretary traveling steadily over the paper while it wrote those words.
I have always had more dread of a pen
, a bottle of ink, and a sheet of paper, than of a sword or pistol.
Then he was set at liberty, but on condition that he should use his pen
to support the Government.
He pointed to a sort of wooden pen
just in front of the quarter- deck.
I have spent five hundred pounds this morning with a scrape of my pen