It must be very disagreeable to sleep in a tent, and eat all sorts
of bad-tasting things, and drink out of a tin mug," sighed Amy.
Because he was always first in his classes at school, and could mend the water-pipes or the doorbell and take the clock to pieces, she seemed to think him a sort
No, no; this was bad, and shocking, and had a sort
of unhuman sound; but when you once hear the war-whoop, you will never mistake it for anything else.
But in the places where it isn't faded and where the sun is just so--I can see a strange, provoking, formless sort
of figure, that seems to skulk about behind that silly and conspicuous front design.
The beeves are of several kinds; one sort
they have without horns, which are of no other use than to carry burthens, and serve instead of mules.
He had evidently been schooling himself as to all sorts
of little things, and remembered them, but he almost managed to sit down on his silk hat, which men don't generally do when they are cool, and then when he wanted to appear at ease he kept playing with a lancet in a way that made me nearly scream.
It is evident in all but one case that all these sorts
of movement are distinct each from each.
Blunt, who gave us all those details with a sort
of languid zest covering a secret irritation.
There is also one sort
of knowledge proper for a master, another for a slave; the slave's is of the nature of that which was taught by a slave at Syracuse; for he for a stipulated sum instructed the boys in all the business of a household slave, of which there are various sorts
to be learnt, as the art of cookery, and other such-like services, of which some are allotted to some, and others to others; some employments being more honourable, others more necessary; according to the proverb, "One slave excels another, one master excels another:" in such-like things the knowledge of a slave consists.
I see 'em now when I shut my eyes; black balls bobbing round, and stars and all sorts
of queer things.
As I was just now saying, he will attempt to represent the roll of thunder, the noise of wind and hall, or the creaking of wheels, and pulleys, and the various sounds of flutes; pipes, trumpets, and all sorts
of instruments: he will bark like a dog, bleat like a sheep, or crow like a cock; his entire art will consist in imitation of voice and gesture, and there will be very little narration.
I seem to have been busy doing all sorts