Pyncheon could bring an item
of his own personal evidence into play.
Nor must we forget the captains of the rusty little schooners that bring firewood from the British provinces; a rough-looking set of tarpaulins, without the alertness of the Yankee aspect, but contributing an item
of no slight importance to our decaying trade.
It may seem unwarrantable to couple in any respect the mast-head standers of the land with those of the sea; but that in truth it is not so, is plainly evinced by an item
for which Obed Macy, the sole historian of Nantucket, stands accountable.
Let us, then, look at this matter, along with some interesting items
Those frightful bills--how they had haunted her, each item
gnawing at her soul all day and spoiling her rest at night.
My servants were my father's, and, what is more, my mother's; and now they are mine, they and their increase, which bids fair to be a pretty considerable item
It is for no particular item
in the tax bill that I refuse to pay it.
The next item
which I find in my note-book is this one:
Louis address and the address of the Fourth street agency; but he left out the item
that applicants for the reward might also apply to Mr.
The searching look of the eyes, the sharp voice, the hard knotty fingers, the thin straight lips, the long silences, the "front- piece" that didn't match her hair, the very obvious "parting" that seemed sewed in with linen thread on black net,--there was not a single item
that appealed to Rebecca.
Consent, then, to his demand is possible: but for one item
--one dreadful item
Her day of reckoning with the captain had not come yet -- she merely added the new item
to her list, and availed herself of the camp-stool.
What's Christmas time to you but a time for paying bills without money; a time for finding yourself a year older, but not an hour richer; a time for balancing your books and having every item
in `em through a round dozen of months presented dead against you?
Jaggers at last, as he moved towards the papers on the table, " - What item
was it you were at, Wemmick, when Mr.
It lasts twelve years only, so that the one item
of poles is still costing the telephone companies several millions a year.