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A feeling of impatience with the town that had been in his mind returned, and he tried to tell her of it.
As for inside baseball, or outside, for that matter, I hardly believe I'd be able to tell third base from the second base, it's so long since I went to a game," proceeded Tom.
And if ever I go where Pliny is, I, a whaleman (more than he was), will make bold to tell him so.
Don't you tell us all, once a year, that governments derive their just power from the consent of the governed?
The African hunter Cumming tells us that the skin of the eland, as well as that of most other antelopes just killed, emits the most delicious perfume of trees and grass.
If you spoke of the duke, or the earl, or the bishop, how could anybody tell which one you meant?
I reckon I better tell you the whole thing first, Marse Tom, then tell you what she wants.
If I'll tell you how I know the niggers will see each other again inside of two weeks -- here in this house -- and PROVE how I know it -- will you go to Mr.
My mother," answered Telemachus, tells me I am son to Ulysses, but it is a wise child that knows his own father.
I have seen the telegra m which tells your servant that you return to-night.
If a young woman once thinks herself handsome, she never doubts the truth of any man that tells her he is in love with her; for if she believes herself charming enough to captivate him, 'tis natural to expect the effects of it.
I believe, sir, you are misinformed, and my wife assures me of the contrary, and that they abhor it; perhaps, for any further relations, they may not be so exact as we are; but she tells me never in the near relationship you speak of.
I haven't strength of mind enough to clear up now, so we will sober ourselves with a funeral," said Jo, as they rose, and Miss Crocker made ready to go, being eager to tell the new story at another friend's dinner table.
Well, I's gwine to tell you, if you gimme a chanst, Mammy.
All we have any right to do is to tell you what the doctor says.