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"By the dead hands at my throat but he shall die, Bar Comas.
Pete, in a white jacket, was behind the bar bending expectantly toward a quiet stranger.
Bar fell into discussion with Horse Guards concerning courts- martial.
Thus, Tellson's, in its day, like greater places of business, its contemporaries, had taken so many lives, that, if the heads laid low before it had been ranged on Temple Bar instead of being privately disposed of, they would probably have excluded what little light the ground floor bad, in a rather significant manner.
Nothing was to be seen but a wild chaos of tumbling waves breaking upon the bar, and apparently forming a foaming barrier from shore to shore.
Every Chancellor was "in it," for somebody or other, when he was counsel at the bar. Good things have been said about it by blue-nosed, bulbous-shoed old benchers in select port- wine committee after dinner in hall.
Another huge man detached himself from the bar to shake hands.
Now observe the case of the several breeds of pigeons: they are descended from a pigeon (including two or three sub-species or geographical races) of a bluish colour, with certain bars and other marks; and when any breed assumes by simple variation a bluish tint, these bars and other marks invariably reappear; but without any other change of form or character.
Johnny Heinhold leaned across the bar and whispered in my ear s "He's got it in for you.
It only remains to add that in the handle of the flat iron, and opposite the bar, was a very little room like a three-cornered hat, into which no direct ray of sun, moon, or star, ever penetrated, but which was superstitiously regarded as a sanctuary replete with comfort and retirement by gaslight, and on the door of which was therefore painted its alluring name: Cosy.
The duties of public prosecutor were discharged by Dirck Van der School, who adjusted his spectacles, cast a cautious look around him at his brethren of the bar, which he ended by throwing his head aside so as to catch one glance over the glasses, when he proceeded to read the bill aloud.
There was an angry altercation, and the owner of the bar stepped forward and ordered Tough Bill to go.
The Airedale was with him, while outside stood several men armed with iron bars and long steel forks.
...met with iron bars...were those they?...Or these?...
The dungeon had only one little window, high up in the wall, with bars in it; and the door was strong and thick.