Mr Quilp, either because frightening anybody afforded him a constitutional delight, or because it was pleasant to contemplate the death of Mrs Quilp number one, and the elevation of Mrs Quilp number two
to her post and title, or because he was determined from purposes of his own to be agreeable and good-humoured at that particular time, only laughed and feigned to take no heed of her alarm.
As number one referred him to number two
, and as number two
referred him to number three, he had occasion to state it three times before they all referred him to number four, to whom he stated it again.
Number one seized the mug ravenously, and had just drunk enough to make him wish for more, when Mr Squeers gave the signal for number two
, who gave up at the same interesting moment to number three; and the process was repeated until the milk and water terminated with number five.
Here, in Number Two
, are my cases that I plead: Family of an officer who fell at Waterloo; Wife of a poor curate stricken down by nervous debility; Widow of a grazier in difficulties gored to death by a mad bull; et cetera, et cetera.
I admit that Number One leaves much to be desired--much to be desired; but Number Two
shows a marked advance along certain lines, and I am sure that tomorrow will divulge in experiment Number Three such strides as will forever silence any propensity toward scoffing which you may now entertain.
The porter who took our things thought it would go from number two
platform, while another porter, with whom he discussed the question, had heard a rumour that it would go from number one.
The human figures which completed this landscape, were in number two
, partaking, in their dress and appearance, of that wild and rustic character, which belonged to the woodlands of the West-Riding of Yorkshire at that early period.
The Hay Denvers had hardly moved in before number two
also struck its placard, and again the ladies found that they had no reason to be discontented with their neighbors.
Of course that's only his way of talking, for after all I only wear a number two
, but these French heels and pointed toes do certainly make your foot look smaller, and it's always said a high instep helps, too.
On the road, in England, when they had been fellow-members of the Number Two
You in number two
, don't grind them teeth of yours.
To this number two
trees must be added; one of which was not in flower, and the other I only heard of.
Here the spinster aunt burst into fit number two
, of hysteric laughter interspersed with screams.
Tom found out what the matter was, and sided with Polly, which proceeding led to scrape number two
Bad taste in Sir Patrick to rake up what we never mention among ourselves--in the opinion of Number Two