Den Uncle Peter
mus'n't sit in it, cause he al'ays hitches when he gets a singing.
Oh, yes; a month or two ago, when Peter
was first took; because Peter
said then that he sorter felt like he warn't going to get well this time.
I know you was meaning for the best, aunty, and so was I with Peter
Meserve, "though it's easy to see he ain't the marryin' kind.
His active little crutch was heard upon the floor, and back came Tiny Tim before another word was spoken, escorted by his brother and sister to his stool before the fire; and while Bob, turning up his cuffs -- as if, poor fellow, they were capable of being made more shabby -- compounded some hot mixture in a jug with gin and lemons, and stirred it round and round and put it on the hob to simmer; Master Peter
, and the two ubiquitous young Cratchits went to fetch the goose, with which they soon returned in high procession.
Could I have hoped to render it worthy of your patronage, the public would at once have seen the propriety of inscribing a work designed to illustrate the domestic antiquities of England, and particularly of our Saxon forefathers, to the learned author of the Essays upon the Horn of King Ulphus, and on the Lands bestowed by him upon the patrimony of St Peter
We were now in the latitude of 30 degrees south; there were about fifty men in the ship; and here I met an old comrade of mine, one Peter
Williams, who gave me a good character to the captain.
Leon, who had been servant to the general, singled the King out among the crowd, and shot him into the head with his musket.
, who was very naughty, ran straight away to Mr.
You ought to obtain a loan of Peter
Petrovitch, who does a little in that way.
And so, Peter
, you won't even consider of the business?
So, week by week, poor Peter
came And turned in heaviness away; For still the answer was the same,