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I must have that purse, I tell you," shouted Denisov, shaking his orderly by the shoulders and knocking him against the wall.
When Telyanin had finished his lunch he took out of his pocket a double purse and, drawing its rings aside with his small, white, turned-up fingers, drew out a gold imperial, and lifting his eyebrows gave it to the waiter.
Upon this the governor said to the woman, "Let me see that purse, my worthy and sturdy friend.
If the previous decision about the cattle dealer's purse excited the admiration of the bystanders, this provoked their laughter; however, the governor's orders were after all executed.
The exhibition they make of their feelings is not a touching sight, yet it shows how deeply they have been touched, how deeply their purses have been touched, for to lay hands on their purses is to lay hands on their souls.
he then said, addressing his gang, ``this purse is embroidered with Hebrew characters, and I well believe the yeoman's tale is true.
The Saxon hath saved both his purse and his hide, and the Miller has met his match.
I moved the chair several times so as to expose the purse to view, but the general never saw it.
His one thought was how to be revenged on that wicked old hag, and for this purpose he had a purse made large enough to contain five hundred gold pieces, but filled it instead with bits of glass.
Oh," cried Julie, "I have not lost all hope of some day kissing that hand, as I now kiss the purse which he has touched.
So let no man draw up his lip, nor thrust his forefinger into his purse, for I swear that neither butcher nor Sheriff shall pay one penny for this feast.
Do so," said Athos; returning his purse to his pocket.
Turlington turned to the women without answering, purse in hand.
As she looked at me in giving me the purse, I hoped there was an inner meaning in her words.
Here he took from his girdle a well-filled purse, and continued, "I would fain be a butcher, this day, and sell meat at Nottingham town.