They bore the trying spectacle in silence, until the mysterious visitor was at a safe distance; when they burst into pebbles and yells, and likewise into reviling dances, and in all respects buried the pipe of peace with so many savage ceremonies, that, if Mr Cripples
had been the chief of the Cripplewayboo tribe with his war-paint on, they could scarcely have done greater justice to their education.
The Three Cripples
, or rather the Cripples
; which was the sign by which the establishment was familiarly known to its patrons: was the public-house in which Mr.
The black-faced cripple
was glaring at me as fixedly in the bows near the puma.
Poyser, not sufficiently on her guard against a possible surprise, "she'll never marry anybody, if he isn't a Methodist and a cripple
I was almost a cripple
, and the pain I endured at intervals was agonizing.
His value was trebled in the eyes of the king, by the fact of his being also a dwarf and a cripple
This discovery, and the evident confusion which the cripple
showed, made the inspector realise that the matter was serious.
But you may congratulate me now; for I find it very agreeable to HAVE a parish all to myself, with nobody to interfere with me--to thwart my plans or cripple
my exertions: and besides, I have a respectable house in a rather pleasant neighbourhood, and three hundred pounds a year; and, in fact, I have nothing but solitude to complain of, and nothing but a companion to wish for.
Like a cripple
become deaf, and blind, and dumb--thus have I lived long; that I might not live with the power-rabble, the scribe-rabble, and the pleasure-rabble.
He'll need somebody--a hopeless cripple
, and stone deaf with that.