Then, too, was the trick of "no can and can do." Placing a savoury, nose-tantalising bit of meat or cheese on the edge of the bunk on a level with Michael's nose, Daughtry would simply say, "No can." Nor would Michael touch the food till he received the welcome, "Can do." Daughtry, with the "no can" still in force, would leave the stateroom, and, though he remained away
half an hour or half a dozen hours, on his return he would find the food untouched and Michael, perhaps, asleep in the corner at the head of the bunk which had been allotted him for a bed.
But one day two of them remained away
. The lecturer began as usual --
Pierre at the age of ten had been sent abroad with an abbe as tutor, and had remained away
till he was twenty.
Out of the hundred and sixty-three members designated there were only seventy-three present, for the rest, fearful of taking part in such an act, had remained away
After they had remained away
for a while, many of the older slaves, especially, returned to their old homes and made some kind of contract with their former owners by which they remained on the estate.
In the natural course of things I should probably have remained away
until nightfall, but by the middle of the afternoon I was back in the little garden, affecting an interest in the few foolish flowers that I had never before observed.
One morning that he had demanded money, threatening her with the severest consequences if she did not supply him with what he desired, he disappeared and remained away
all day, leaving the kind-hearted Assunta, who loved him as if he were her own child, to weep over his conduct and bewail his absence.
I mused: I had a presentiment in the bottom of my heart that he had better have remained away
The days when my mother and I and Peggotty were all in all to one another, and there was no one to come between us, rose up before me so sorrowfully on the road, that I am not sure I was glad to be there - not sure but that I would rather have remained away
, and forgotten it in Steerforth's company.
In his comments on the event, he said the entire nation had watched the proceedings of the Senate while the JI had remained away
from the drawing room politics and the horse trading in this respect.
Traders closed their shops while lawyers remained away
Sources said here on Thursday that the jets of the Pakistan Air Force crossed the Line of Control (LoC) at 9.45 am, contradicting the Pakistani claims that its fighters remained away
from the LoC.
Imran Khan remained away
from Anti-terrorism court, he gave application for the first time and was given exemption, a person who doesn't appear before court, attacks parliament and he gets exemption but a person who planted projects in Punjab, he got arrested, she lamented.
They said during this entire duration, she remained away
from public gatherings choosing to focus on staying at home and completing the Quran.
He recalled how his late father remained away
from politics, but he was quick to add that Rajkumar never hated politics or politicians.