"There!" he would say, in an injured tone, "now the nail's gone."
The nail would be found at last, but by that time he would have lost the hammer.
Then he begged from me one of my nails
, and filling his scrip with stones, he went upon his way.
"I always said it would come to this," the Baronet cried peevishly, and beating a tune with his clean-trimmed nails
. "I warned you a thousand times.
It is a fac-simile drawing of what has been described in one portion of the testimony as 'dark bruises, and deep indentations of finger nails
,' upon the throat of Mademoiselle L'Espanaye, and in another, (by Messrs.
"Senor," said Sancho, "if your worship thinks I'm not fit for this government, I give it up on the spot; for the mere black of the nail
of my soul is dearer to me than my whole body; and I can live just as well, simple Sancho, on bread and onions, as governor, on partridges and capons; and what's more, while we're asleep we're all equal, great and small, rich and poor.
Here Kit drove a nail
into the wall, very hard--much harder than was necessary--and having done so, faced about again.
So we cut our nails
; sometimes we turn up our sleeves.
Then again, if it stays here, that is ugly, too, for when aught's nailed
to the mast it's a sign that things grow desperate.
at every blow dealt by the formidable rabbi, from the depths of his cell, upon this nail
, that one of his enemies whom he had condemned, were he a thousand leagues away, was buried a cubit deep in the earth which swallowed him.
It happened that a nail
came away with the wood, and projecting, gave a touch of danger to an otherwise petty weapon.
So we had the odd spoon, and dropped it in her apron-pocket whilst she was a-giving us our sailing orders, and Jim got it all right, along with her shingle nail
, before noon.