Therefore, I have taken the liberty of providing a pretty street suit
"Had I such a suit
, I might at once find out what men in my realms are unfit for their office, and also be able to distinguish the wise from the foolish!
And--oh, yes--a water-front comrade of earlier years drifted along one day with a dress suit
wrapped in newspapers.
There is another well-known suit
in Chancery, not yet decided, which was commenced before the close of the last century and in which more than double the amount of seventy thousand pounds has been swallowed up in costs.
These prompt and vigorous measures, aided by a naturally strong constitution, were the means of preserving my life; but as for the suit
! Well, there, it isn't a suit
; it's a splash-board.
"Now I must either bundle it back in to my tin kitchen to mold, pay for printing it myself, or chop it up to suit
purchasers and get what I can for it.
"He's gone and burned up his wife's new, brown broadcloth suit
, that she paid twenty-five dollars for in Charlottetown, because he declares the men looked too admiring at her when she wore it to church the first time.
"Yes, indeed you must; it would suit
you--in your black dress, now," said Celia, insistingly.
Porthos, no clothes!" he cried, "when I see at least fifty suits
on the floor."
In a few days after this conversation it was fully settled that James should go to Clifford Hall, in a month or six weeks, as it suited
his master, and in the meantime he was to get all the practice in driving that could be given to him.
By my faith, senor, hunting and amusements are more fit for idlers than for governors; what I intend to amuse myself with is playing all fours at Eastertime, and bowls on Sundays and holidays; for these huntings don't suit
my condition or agree with my conscience."
"It would not suit
me either to lodge at Crimsworth Hall."