trotters


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trotters

1. n. pig’s feet. Pickled trotters are good in the summer.
2. n. the feet. Sit down and give your trotters a rest.
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It was a wonder to behold how their snouts grew shorter and shorter, and their mouths (which they seemed to be sorry for, because they could not gobble so expeditiously) smaller and smaller, and how one and another began to stand upon his hind legs, and scratch his nose with his fore trotters.
All night he lay awake in the big chintz bedroom at May's side, watching the moonlight slant along the carpet, and thinking of Ellen Olenska driving home across the gleaming beaches behind Beaufort's trotters.
Short, then, or Trotters, as the reader pleases, returned unto the remonstrance of his friend Mr Thomas Codlin a jocose answer calculated to turn aside his discontent; and applying himself with great relish to the cold boiled beef, the tea, and bread and butter, strongly impressed upon his companions that they should do the like.
Not but what the roan was a better trotter than yours.
The other day I saw Miss Trotter (that was), arrayed in them, trip into the travelling carriage at St.
He smiled ironically, looking at the raven horse, and was already deciding in his own mind that this smart trotter in the char-a-banc was only good for promenage, and wouldn't do thirty miles straight off in the heat.
I have down there the best trotter of dad's stables and a light sledge.
Isn't this a real trotter, old trapper, to eat out of the manger of a savage?
Trotter acquiesced in this agreeable proposal; and having deposited his book in his coat pocket, accompanied Mr.
Job Trotter plainly showed by gestures that he perceived his new friend's anxiety to draw forth an answer to it.
Trotter, in conclusion, 'that's not to be told to everybody.
Trotter smiled, and holding his glass in his left hand, gave four distinct slaps on the pockets of his mulberry indescribables with his right, as if to intimate that his master might have done the same without alarming anybody much by the chinking of coin.
I know that,' said Job Trotter, turning upon his companion a countenance of deep contrition, and groaning slightly, 'I know that, and that's what it is that preys upon my mind.
And after a slight resistance on the part of Job Trotter, Sam led his newly-found friend to the apartment of Mr.
At three in the morning the chief Sussex detective, obeying the urgent call from Sergeant Wilson of Birlstone, arrived from headquarters in a light dog-cart behind a breathless trotter.