Just as the clerk was calling the next case, he rose, and said, "I offer bail."
Fix's blood ran cold, but he resumed his composure when he heard the judge announce that the bail required for each prisoner would be one thousand pounds.
"Bime by, allee same dlown, velly quick, you no bail now.
Among his other disabilities, he was a consumptive, and I knew that if he attempted to bail, it might bring on a hemorrhage.
In Russia we Orthodox folk DO go bail
for one another, but in this case I thought it must have been done by some English stranger who was not conversant with the ways of the country."
"I've been doing a fellow up," said Jurgis, "and I've got to get five hundred dollars' bail
It had been so managed as to make a remand necessary in a town where I was a perfect stranger, and where I could not hope to get my liberty on bail
. The remand merely extended over three days, until the next sitting of the magistrate.
I met this attorney, and gave him all the particulars at large, as they are recited above; and he assured me it was a case, as he said, that would very well support itself, and that he did not question but that a jury would give very considerable damages on such an occasion; so taking his full instructions he began the prosecution, and the mercer being arrested, gave bail
. A few days after his giving bail
, he comes with his attorney to my attorney, to let him know that he desired to accommodate the matter; that it was all carried on in the heat of an unhappy passion; that his client, meaning me, had a sharp provoking tongue, that I used them ill, gibing at them, and jeering them, even while they believed me to be the very person, and that I had provoked them, and the like.
The next day Monsieur Robert Darzac was released on bail
, while Daddy Jacques received the immediate benefit of a "no cause for action." Search was everywhere made for Frederic Larsan, but in vain.
Every pore inside the boys' cheeks became a spouting fountain; they could scarcely bail
out the cellars under their tongues fast enough to prevent an inundation; little overflowings down their throats occurred in spite of all they could do, and sudden retchings followed every time.
But he was too deep, and too ready, and too clever for me, and by the time the two men had come back out of breath and confessed that they had lost the track in a crowd, and been scolded like thieves, I would have gone bail
for the innocence of Long John Silver.
Been layin' in jail, A-waitin' for bail
, Till my bully comes rollin' along."