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I believe I lost some money for not agreeing to it; but let others do as they will; a little matter shall never bribe me to degrade my own profession, nor will I ever willingly consent to the spoiling the decency and regularity of my stage, by introducing any such low stuff upon it.
I was determined, however, to explore the low structure which was the only evidence of habitation in sight, and so I hit upon the unique plan of reverting to first principles in locomotion, creeping.
He is, I say again without disguise, a low mercenary wretch.
He may find his six feet of earth when God chooses, and keep it in peace, perhaps, if he has a friend who will take the pains to sink his head so low that the plowshares cannot reach it
They all bowed themselves low before the throne and then the Caliph bade them rise, and ask the blind man his name.
Twice great banths, wandering loose through the galleries, blocked our progress, but in each instance Thuvia spoke a low word of command and the snarling beasts slunk sullenly away.
He found the hotel at last, a low, two-storied building with a veranda.
That ain't a state of things to make you low, Mr Venus.
Amongst these central tribes the men generally have an otter-skin, or some small scrap about as large as a pocket-handkerchief, which is barely sufficient to cover their backs as low down as their loins.
Ascending along this road, you open a valley broad and shal- low, a wide green trough of pastures and hedges merging inland into a vista of purple tints and flowing lines closing the view.
Snodhead, a very learned man, professor of Low Dutch and High German in the college of Santa Claus and St.
He talked to Montgomery in a tone too low for me to hear.
How we ever managed to cross it, I do not know, but at last we came out where a low range of hills ran down to the bank of the river.
Over all the dismal landscape a canopy of low, lead-colored clouds hung like a visible curse.
To get to this city of Kurzon," he proceeded in a low voice, so that none of the others in the dining-room would hear them, "we will have to go either by mule back or boat to a point near Copan.