Far too noble to injure a clerk
, the chief was also too clear-sighted to be deceived by any make-believe.
As I moved away from the back of the church, and passed some of the dismantled cottages in search of a person who might direct me to the clerk
, I saw two men saunter out after me from behind a wall.
But the transition from a commonplace nature to one that is richly endowed, demands always a more or less breakneck leap over a certain abyss which yawns threateningly below; and thus must the sudden change with the clerk
strike the reader.
pointed to the open door of a small private office.
At this moment the door of the dining room unclosed with a creak, and Porthos perceived through the half-open flap the little clerk
who, not being allowed to take part in the feast, ate his dry bread in the passage with the double odor of the dining room and kitchen.
The colonel of the regiment was waited upon by the government clerk
, Venden, with a complaint against his officers, who had insulted his wife.
I called to mind that the clerk
had the same air of knowing something to everybody else's disadvantage, as his master had.
There were festoons of rope-ladders - none so ingenious as ours - and then at last there was something that the clerk
He asserted his position by calling the managing clerk
The priests took their places in front of the judge, and the clerk
proceeded to read in a loud voice a complaint of sacrilege against Phileas Fogg and his servant, who were accused of having violated a place held consecrated by the Brahmin religion.
The greatest American hotels keep a number of clerks
and a cashier, and pay them salaries which mount up to a considerable total in the course of a year.
Even as he did so he thought he perceived a certain haziness of eye and speech in his trustee; but he was too hopeful to be stayed, silenced the voice of warning in his bosom, and with one and the same gesture committed the money to the clerk
, and himself into the hands of destiny.