"Now the management of the Loops, in its bid for popularity, instituted what is called 'Amateur Night'; that is to say, twice a week, after the professionals have done their turns, the stage is given over to the aspiring amateurs.
Now you go out this afternoon to the Loops, and engage to do two turns."
Edna found the manager of the Loops a full-fleshed, heavy-jowled man, bushy of eyebrow and generally belligerent of aspect, with an absent-minded scowl on his face and a black cigar stuck in the midst thereof.
And,"--very suavely,--"speaking for the Loops, permit me to thank you for the kind and successful contribution of your services."
He got the hitcher instead, and reached over, and drew in the end of the tow-line; and they made a loop
in it, and put it over their mast, and then they tidied up the sculls, and went and sat down in the stern, and lit their pipes.
in the butt of the bull whip was about the young man's wrist.
The moment my lasso was released and Sir Sagramor had been assisted to his tent, I hauled in the slack, took my station and began to swing my loop
around my head again.
Her long braids are looped
one on the other so that they make a black letter U behind, and they are tied with grand bows at the top!
When everything was ready, the gallows hung in the middle of the room, the loop
made, and when the duke had cast a glance upon the plate of crawfish, in order to select the finest specimen among them, he looked around for his piece of glass; it had disappeared.
The doors were fastened with a loop
of string; the floor of the rooms presented a stone paving half torn up; bats fluttered wildly about the ceiling; and as to the smell therein--no--that was beyond description.
Is the point of my mantle in the middle, and have I looped my dress evenly?
"Am I to drag my best dress through the dust, or loop it up, please, ma'am?"