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If you would give him to me for a hand on my station, he might do to clean out the folds, or bring a bit of sweet feed to the kids, and he could fatten his thighs as much as he pleased on whey; but he has taken to bad ways and will not go about any kind of work; he will do nothing but beg victuals all the town over, to feed his insatiable belly.
Telemachus took a whole loaf from the bread-basket, with as much meat as he could hold in his two hands, and said to Eumaeus, "Take this to the stranger, and tell him to go the round of the suitors, and beg from them; a beggar must not be shamefaced.
At evening, they would leap down from the pines, and beg with their hands for things to eat, and then swing off in graceful curves.
Those who beg in silence starve in silence,' said Kim, quoting a native proverb.
Thus do we beg who know the way of it,' said he proudly to the lama, who opened his eyes at the contents of the bowl.
When you git another one, you'll git down on yo' knees en beg for it
I tole you dat de next time I give you a chance you'd git down on yo' knees en beg for it.
I beg your pardon,' said Alice very humbly: `you had got to the fifth bend, I think?
Before I proceed farther, I shall beg leave to obviate some misconstructions into which the zeal of some few readers may lead them; for I would not willingly give offence to any, especially to men who are warm in the cause of virtue or religion.
I'm a regular bear, and I beg your pardon for being so cross, Rosy," he said in the old frank way that was so winning.
Franklin Blake; and, in sending him the fifth chapter of her humble narrative, begs to say that she feels quite unequal to enlarge as she could wish on an event so awful, under the circumstances, as Lady Verinder's death.
Eureka was forbidden to wander around the palace and was made to stay in confinement in Dorothy's room; so she began to beg her mistress to send her to some other place where she could enjoy herself better.