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Camilla brightened when Miss Pocket met with this rebuff; and she murmured, as she plaintively contemplated Miss Havisham, "Poor dear soul
I had as I before observed, one private pocket, which escaped their search, wherein there was a pair of spectacles (which I sometimes use for the weakness of mine eyes,) a pocket perspective, and some other little conveniences; which, being of no consequence to the emperor, I did not think myself bound in honour to discover, and I apprehended they might be lost or spoiled if I ventured them out of my possession.
And by far the best thing he could hit upon was to come and take the money from my pocket without my noticing it, as I myself did not know that it was there.
You have, then, a whole printing-office in your pocket.
But, of course, I can easily empty my pockets, to show I don't carry a bomb.
In his flight he had forgotten the most valuable things he had, the blue light and the gold, and had only one ducat in his pocket.
When I changed, I put the money into the pocket of my plain clothes, intending to keep it by me, as I expected to have an applicant for it in the evening.
He made a grimace which was habitual with him whenever he was "out" in a game; then subsided into a laugh, and drew a brandy-flask from his pocket.
Slowly the hand approached the count, and then, very deftly, the thing that was in it was transferred to the count's pocket.
He had felt his pulse quicken a trifle at the business manager's brusqueness, and upon him he kept an alert eye, for it was in that gentleman's trousers pocket that he divined the TRANSCONTINENTAL'S ready cash was reposing.
The little dog barked and made a dive for the shaggy man's leg; but he grabbed the dog by the neck and put it in his big pocket along with the apples.
Once when the waiter was about to depart with an empty tray, the man drew a coin from his pocket and held it forth.
Therefore, O children of the earthquake and the storm, let us stand shoulder to shoulder, heart to heart, and pocket to pocket
I picked up my hat and my heaviest stick, but I observed that Holmes took his revolver from his drawer and slipped it into his pocket.
And at the same time, putting his hand in his pocket, he gave the poor object a shilling.