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He felt himself fit for the New World and for the work that he had to do, and set himself resolutely to accomplish it.
They come round me an' shuk me, an' I tould thim I was in privit employ wid an income av me own, an' a drrrawin'-room fit to bate the Quane's; an' wid me lies an' me shtories an' nonsinse gin'rally, I kept 'em quiet in wan way an' another, knockin' roun' the camp.
The non-coms tuk Peg Barney - a howlin' handful he was - an' in three minut's he was pegged out - chin down, tight-dhrawn - on his stummick, a tent-peg to each arm an' leg, swearin' fit to turn a naygur white.
Therefore all states that are liberal of naturalization towards strangers, are fit for empire.
Thou hearest, landlord; thou art not fit company for these holy men; go back to thine alehouse.
Jack was not especially pleased with this idea; but he submitted to having his left leg amputated by the Tin Woodman and whittled down to fit the left leg of the Saw-Horse.
Moody," said Felix, in his lazily-cynical way, "do you think if you or I were in a fit that her Ladyship would run?
Thereupon the Policeman left the man in a fit and attacked the Citizen, who, after receiving several severe contusions, ran away.
They are fit for any mischief, and it's my opinion they would try to kill us just the same if you hadn't picked a dinner-pail.
If your Imperial Majesty will be graciously pleased to take off your clothes, we will fit on the new suit, in front of the looking glass.
Here the curious reader may observe another diversity in the operations of grief: for as Mr Allworthy had been before silent, from the same cause which had made his sister vociferous; so did the present sight, which drew tears from the gentleman, put an entire stop to those of the lady; who first gave a violent scream, and presently after fell into a fit.
Oh yes, I am fit," said Margaret, uncovering her face.
What happened to me next on the sealing-schooner Ghost, as I strove to fit into my new environment, are matters of humiliation and pain.
An ague very violent; the fit held me seven hours; cold fit and hot, with faint sweats after it.
The author is here supposed to be writing her own history, and in the very beginning of her account she gives the reasons why she thinks fit to conceal her true name, after which there is no occasion to say any more about that.