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I called for the cheeses, and took them away in a cab.
I took my ticket, and marched proudly up the platform, with my cheeses, the people falling back respectfully on either side.
From Euston, I took the cheeses down to my friend's house.
"It's cheeses. Tom bought them in Liverpool, and asked me to bring them up with me."
`put upon.' The presence of your husband's cheeses in her house she would, I instinctively feel, regard as a `put upon'; and it shall never be said that I put upon the widow and the orphan."
"Very well, then," said my friend's wife, rising, "all I have to say is, that I shall take the children and go to an hotel until those cheeses are eaten.
She kept her word, leaving the place in charge of the charwoman, who, when asked if she could stand the smell, replied, "What smell?" and who, when taken close to the cheeses and told to sniff hard, said she could detect a faint odour of melons.
The hotel bill came to fifteen guineas; and my friend, after reckoning everything up, found that the cheeses had cost him eight-and-sixpence a pound.
'Stilton Cheese' means, Put the Mare to; and 'Old Madeira' Stand by the trap.
After this no man spake more, but each munched away at his bread and cheese lustily, with ever and anon a pull at the beer.
"I, too," quoth Robin, "have had enough, I think." As for Little John and the Tanner, they had by this time eaten every crumb of their bread and cheese.
See if you'll get a stranger to lead such a life here as that: a maggot must be born i' the rotten cheese to like it, I reckon.
Bumble, 'that's the great principle; and that's the reason why, if you look at any cases that get into them owdacious newspapers, you'll always observe that sick families have been relieved with slices of cheese. That's the rule now, Mrs.
The vegetables in the gardens, the milk and cheese that I saw placed at the windows of some of the cottages, allured my appetite.
The girl met him at the door, helped to relieve him of his burden, and taking some of the fuel into the cottage, placed it on the fire; then she and the youth went apart into a nook of the cottage, and he showed her a large loaf and a piece of cheese. She seemed pleased and went into the garden for some roots and plants, which she placed in water, and then upon the fire.