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Men danced about outside, thrusting in with iron bars and trying to separate them.
With a second fling he was against the cage bars, with a single slash of paw ripping down the forearm of the man who had poked him.
It could scarcely be called a trade, in spite of his favourite description of himself as "a honest tradesman." His stock consisted of a wooden stool, made out of a broken-backed chair cut down, which stool, young Jerry, walking at his father's side, carried every morning to beneath the banking-house window that was nearest Temple Bar: where, with the addition of the first handful of straw that could be gleaned from any passing vehicle to keep the cold and wet from the odd-job-man's feet, it formed the encampment for the day.
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.
So that night, when the moon was shining through the palm-trees and all the King's men were asleep, the parrot slipped out through the bars of the prison and flew across to the palace.
There was an angry altercation, and the owner of the bar stepped forward and ordered Tough Bill to go.
These bars, as in the other windows, have remained intact, and the blinds, which naturally open inwards, have not been unfastened.
Bar Comas eyed the defiant and insubordinate chieftain for an instant, his expression one of haughty, fearless contempt and hate, and then without drawing a weapon and without uttering a word he hurled himself at the throat of his defamer.
They swaggered unsteadily but belligerently toward the bar and looked at Pete with bleared and blinking eyes.
Mr Merdle again expressed himself as wholly devoted to that object of his constant consideration, and Bar took his persuasive eye- glass up the grand staircase.
"Several members of the bar are still to be heard, I believe?" says the Chancellor with a slight smile.
He would have appeared a large man had not a huge French-Canadian stepped up to him from the bar and gripped his hand.
I have often thought since of how they must have regarded me, the newcomer being welcomed into their company standing at bar with them, and not standing for a single round of drinks.
The bar of the Six Jolly Fellowship Porters was a bar to soften the human breast.
He raised his eyes to the bench, thence to the jury-boxes, the bar, and the crowd without, meeting everywhere looks fastened on himself.