This was so in the case of "old man Baker," as he was always called.
Cummings, a Baptist minister well known in that part of the country, was driving by Baker's farm one night.
perceived this, and declined to take it, demanding another in its place.
They all returned, therefore, to Baker
's Bay in no very good humor.
, the gentleman with the bad hat and all the other characteristics with which I have bored you.
The Beaver's best course was, no doubt, to procure A second-hand dagger-proof coat-- So the Baker
advised it-- and next, to insure Its life in some Office of note:
I awoke to find that dismal howling still in my ears, "Ulla, ulla, ulla, ulla." It was now dusk, and after I had routed out some biscuits and a cheese in the bar--there was a meat safe, but it contained nothing but maggots--I wan- dered on through the silent residential squares to Baker
Street --Portman Square is the only one I can name--and so came out at last upon Regent's Park.
And at the same time there emerged from scores of bye-streets, lanes, and nameless turnings, innumerable people, carrying their dinners to the baker
Miss Rugg was a lady of a little property which she had acquired, together with much distinction in the neighbourhood, by having her heart severely lacerated and her feelings mangled by a middle-aged baker
resident in the vicinity, against whom she had, by the agency of Mr Rugg, found it necessary to proceed at law to recover damages for a breach of promise of marriage.
She walked over the meadow, and presently she came upon a baker
's oven full of bread, and the loaves cried out to her, 'Take us out, take us out, or alas!
We cannot tell among the men who pass us, all clad alike in dull, sad-colored clothes, who is a knight and who is a merchant, who is a shoemaker and who is a baker
. If we see them in their shops we can still tell, perhaps, for we know that a butcher always wears a blue apron, and a baker
a white hat.
Choosing a time when her daughter had gone to the spring, while Varenka had stopped outside the baker
's, the princess went up to her.