At the beginning of March, old Count Ilya Rostov was very busy arranging a dinner in honor of Prince Bagration at the English Club
Would you earn a famous weapon, a club
, that destroys all who stand before it?'
The estimation in which these gentlemen were held, according to one of the most scientific exponents of the Gun Club
, was "proportional to the masses of their guns, and in the direct ratio of the square of the distances attained by their projectiles."
'Oh,' she would reply promptly, 'you canna expect me to be sharp in the uptake when I am no' a member of a club
I was armed with the regular club
with which the boat-pullers killed the wounded seals gaffed aboard by the hunters.
Some minutes later a fourfold telegram was sent out--the first to the Naval Secretary at Washington; the second to the vice-president of the Gun Club
, Baltimore; the third to the Hon.
'That the Corresponding Society of the Pickwick Club
is therefore hereby constituted; and that Samuel Pickwick, Esq., G.C.M.P.C., Tracy Tupman, Esq., M.P.C., Augustus Snodgrass, Esq., M.P.C., and Nathaniel Winkle, Esq., M.P.C., are hereby nominated and appointed members of the same; and that they be requested to forward, from time to time, authenticated accounts of their journeys and investigations, of their observations of character and manners, and of the whole of their adventures, together with all tales and papers to which local scenery or associations may give rise, to the Pickwick Club
, stationed in London.
The very members of the club
whom the Countess (in spite of her personal disadvantages) could have most easily fascinated, if she had thought it worth her while, were the members who wondered most loudly at Montbarry's choice of a wife.
Under the influence of the club
atmosphere or the wine he had drunk, Levin chatted away to Vronsky of the best breeds of cattle, and was very glad not to feel the slightest hostility to this man.
Pickwick, Sir:- I address you upon the subject of sin the sinner I mean is a man named Winkle who makes trouble in his club
by laughing and sometimes won't write his piece in this fine paper I hope you will pardon his badness and let him send a French fable because he can't write out of his head as he has so many lessons to do and no brains in future I will try to take time by the fetlock and prepare some work which will be all commy la fo that means all right I am in haste as it is nearly school time
The dog-musher secured a club
and went over to the chained animal.
"Come to me, then," the Buli answered, "for my weapon is only a poor miserable club
, and, as you say, it cannot withstand you."