After all, if these people had strange fads and expected obedience on the most extraordinary matters, they were at least ready to pay for their eccentricity.
We are willing to give 30 pounds a quarter, or 120 pounds a year, so as to recompense you for any little inconvenience which our fads may cause you.
He gave me some beautiful whiskey, and forgot all about his fad
. He is strong and subtle, but I talked him off his guard.
I don't believe in all these fads
, and yet I don't like saying that I don't believe in them."
Why, the good woman thinks that I have nothing to do but to write cheques for her silly fads
Debienne and Poligny, who were always charming to me, had neglected, before leaving, to mention my little fads to you.
Giry, in her faded shawl, her worn shoes, her old taffeta dress and dingy bonnet.
If that man had been an ordinary lunatic I would have taken my chance of trusting him, but he seems so mixed up with the Count in an indexy kind of way that I am afraid of doing anything wrong by helping his fads
. I can't forget how he prayed with almost equal fervor for a cat, and then tried to tear my throat out with his teeth.
Don't be disagreeable and full of ridiculous fads
, Sidney dear.
Like some giant ecclesial Starbucks, the Church must apparently make things more hip and comfort: able, and offer the right brand of teaching on the Fad
It seems clear that the unbiased observer must conclude that "procurement" is a dangerous fad
that grew out of old, bad habits, a focus on short-term performance and stock prices, and a too narrow and fundamentally incorrect interpretation of OEMs' own best long-term interests.
The Scottish Parent Teacher Council's Judith Gillespie said: 'It's an outrageous idea to put a three-year-old on a fad