Out of her own earnings she bought a mop
and regularly scrubbed the lawyer's office.
This floor was filthy, yet they set Antanas with his mop
slopping the "pickle" into a hole that connected with a sink, where it was caught and used over again forever; and if that were not enough, there was a trap in the pipe, where all the scraps of meat and odds and ends of refuse were caught, and every few days it was the old man's task to clean these out, and shovel their contents into one of the trucks with the rest of the meat!
I HAD led this life about a month, when the man with the wooden leg began to stump about with a mop
and a bucket of water, from which I inferred that preparations were making to receive Mr.
said Bilibin, and the mop
of hair on his head moved with satisfaction.
If I were you I'd use her for a mop
, and make another servant that is prettier.
What saved Captain Duncan was a sailor with a deck mop on the end of a stick.
Long as it has taken to tell the battle, beginning with the slaying of the Persian cat to the thrusting of the mop into Michael's jaws, so swift had been the rush of events that the passengers, springing from their deck-chairs and hurrying to the scene, were just arriving when Michael eluded the mop of the sailor by a successful dodge and plunged in on Captain Duncan, this time sinking his teeth so savagely into a rotund calf as to cause its owner to splutter an incoherent curse and howl of wrathful surprise.
A fortunate kick hurled Michael away and enabled the sailor to intervene once again with the mop.
A young man, in a black suit, with a mop
of hair and a preposterously tall starched collar, walked to the centre of the ring and held up his hand.
An honest, hard-working, but shiftless man plainly was John Field; and his wife, she too was brave to cook so many successive dinners in the recesses of that lofty stove; with round greasy face and bare breast, still thinking to improve her condition one day; with the never absent mop
in one hand, and yet no effects of it visible anywhere.
De Ville drew his handkerchief from his pocket, made as though to mop
the sweat from his face with it (it was a hot day), and at the same time walked past Wallace's back.
was held around The Green and then moved to Town Field, behind the Old Square, until it was abandoned in 1919.