You know that I serve you and take as
much pains as I would for my own father.
Now, the old gentleman came in as brisk as need be; but, he had no sooner raised his spectacles on his forehead, and thrust his hands behind the skirts of his dressing-gown to take a
good long look at Oliver, than his countenance underwent a very great variety of odd contortions.
He blew my hairs aside to take a
better view of my face.
It will be a great help to have cool, impartial persons take a
look at it, and tell me what they think of it.
He never stopped to take a
look anymore--he just hove 'em in and went for more.
He spoke in a pleasant voice, with well-chosen words, and he seemed to take a
discreet pleasure in their careful arrangement.
Meanwhile, I will run into the cellar, and take a
Having once yielded, he was easily persuaded to take a
second cup, and a third, and so on till he no longer knew what he was doing.
Gummidge had their aprons to their eyes, and Ham had just stepped out 'to take a
turn on the beach'.
She appeared to take a
great interest in him, asked him whence he came, who were his friends, and whether he had not sometimes thought of attaching himself to the cardinal.