The trader, therefore, sat discontentedly down, with his little account-book
, and put down the missing body and soul under the head of losses!
One day, however, as she put away her account-book
and unfolded her embroidery, she suddenly took her up thus -
Drawers were left open; coats and hats, account-books
and papers, pipes and fishing-rods were all scattered about together.
Accordingly, she polished the tablets, pointed the pencil, bought an immense account-book
, carefully stitched up with a needle and thread all the leaves of the Cookery Book which Jip had torn, and made quite a desperate little attempt
There was a date at one end of the line and at the other a sum of money, as in common account-books
, but instead of explanatory writing, only a varying number of crosses between the two.
Then, reading from his account-book
as if he were repeating some devout prayer, in the middle of his delivery he raised his hand and gave him a sturdy blow on the neck, and then, with his own sword, a smart slap on the shoulder, all the while muttering between his teeth as if he was saying his prayers.
Peter saw piles of yellow and musty account-books
, in parchment covers, wherein creditors, long dead and buried, had written the names of dead and buried debtors in ink now so faded that their moss-grown tombstones were more legible.
cried a fat Hindu money-lender, his folded account-book
in a cloth under his arm.
The soul of man wanders through the uttermost regions of the universe, and she seeks to imprison it in the circle of her account-book
A young man with a pen behind his ear, and another with an account-book
in his hand, were setting down a number of figures, whilst a third counted and weighed.
Betweenwhiles he scowled over the plantation account-books
, made rough estimates, added and balanced, and scowled the harder.
I found besides half a dozen bills receipted (the doctor was a mirror of punctuality in the payment of tradesmen), note and letter-paper of the finest quality, clarified pens, a pretty little pin-cushion, two small account-books
filled with the neatest entries, and some leaves of blotting-paper.