So that, altogether, I did my fair share
both of the killing and the wounding, and might have claimed a place in Alan's verses.
I am the last man in the world, I hope, to shrink from accepting my fair share
of any responsibility.
You, my sons, will give her a fair share
of the Agra treasure.
It is said that Bok brought home more meat than any of the two best hunters, that with his own hands he attended to the division of it, that with his own eyes he saw to it that the least old woman and the last old man received fair share
Buck did not like it, but he bore up well to the work, taking pride in it after the manner of Dave and Sol-leks, and seeing that his mates, whether they prided in it or not, did their fair share
. It was a monotonous life, operating with machine-like regularity.
I shall surprise you very much when you hear what I have to say; and I am afraid I shall occupy more than my fair share
of your time."
It seemed to me that I was doing more than my fair share
of the work on this trip, and I was beginning to feel strongly on the subject.
This friend was a merchant, a man of enterprising spirit and undoubted talent, who was somewhat straitened in his mercantile pursuits for want of capital; but generously proposed to give my father a fair share
of his profits, if he would only entrust him with what he could spare; and he thought he might safely promise that whatever sum the latter chose to put into his hands, it should bring him in cent.
Indeed great men have often more than their fair share
of poor relations, inasmuch as very red blood of the superior quality, like inferior blood unlawfully shed, WILL cry aloud and WILL be heard.
She included them all in her forecast, she included them all in her maternity, although the party comprised William Pepper and Miss Allan, both of whom might have been supposed to have seen a fair share
of the panorama.
Give her her fair share
of your praise, and how much do you leave for him?'
If the number of eggs in one of these nests is, as I believe, not greater on an average than the number laid by one female in the season, then there must be as many nests as females, and each cock bird will have its fair share
of the labour of incubation; and that during a period when the females probably could not sit, from not having finished laying.
- You know, my dear, you are only just eighteen; there is plenty of time before you, and neither your uncle nor I are in any hurry to get you off our hands, and I may venture to say, there will be no lack of suitors; for you can boast a good family, a pretty considerable fortune and expectations, and, I may as well tell you likewise - for, if I don't, others will - that you have a fair share
of beauty besides - and I hope you may never have cause to regret it!'
Thence they took us away and distributed us all in different houses in the town; but as for the renegade, Zoraida, and myself, the Christian who came with us brought us to the house of his parents, who had a fair share
of the gifts of fortune, and treated us with as much kindness as they did their own son.
There he had half killed an insubordinate young elephant who was shirking his fair share