They lingered in the hop-fields on the rich bottoms, where Billy scorned to pick hops alongside of Indians, Japanese, and Chinese.
"I couldn't work alongside of 'em an hour before I'd be knockin' their blocks off," he explained.
We shall next proceed to show how that government which is peculiarly called a state arises alongside of
democracy and oligarchy, and how it ought to be established; and this will at the same time show what are the proper boundaries of both these governments, for we must mark out wherein they differ from one another, and then from both these compose a state of such parts of each of them as will show from whence they were taken.
Then twelve roasted oxen and twelve tons of bread were brought alongside of the ship, and at one sitting the glutton had devoured it all.
'I'll drink it all up at a gulp, see if I don't.' And sure enough, when the forty casks of wine containing forty gallons each were brought alongside of the ship, they disappeared down the thirsty comrade's throat in no time; and when they were empty he remarked:
Nick, riding alongside of
me, looked down and said, `You still have 6 easier gears you could have been using.' And finding out I had accomplished that big hill that way felt like a feather in my cap."