He must carry four hundred pounds about with him till Monday
, when the neglect could be surreptitiously repaired; and meanwhile, he was free to pass the afternoon on the encircling divan of the billiard-room, smoking his pipe, sipping a pint of ale, and enjoying to the masthead the modest pleasures of admiration.
London, which had gone to bed on Sunday night oblivious and inert, was awakened, in the small hours of Monday
morning, to a vivid sense of danger.
It may, however, have been written on Monday
and only posted to-day.
Stick at it, and let me have the lists by Monday
, at twelve.
Let me see; Monday
will be a busy day with you, we will not come on Monday
; and Tuesday will be a busy one with me.
Mary Ann had her bath in the kitchen on Monday
night, because she liked to begin the week clean.
For the next four days he lived a simple and blameless life on thin captain's biscuits (I mean that the biscuits were thin, not the captain) and soda-water; but, towards Saturday, he got uppish, and went in for weak tea and dry toast, and on Monday
he was gorging himself on chicken broth.
He envied Joe, down in the village, rampant, tearing the slats off the bar, his brain gnawing with maggots, exulting in maudlin ways over maudlin things, fantastically and gloriously drunk and forgetful of Monday
morning and the week of deadening toil to come.
the first of October she met with some encouragement at last.
ON the Monday
evening before the picnic Marilla came down from her room with a troubled face.
and Tuesday preceding it we did not go to school at all, but were all kept home to do chores and run errands.
evening last, did you purchase strychnine for the purpose of poisoning a dog?