Rostov thrust the purse
under the pillow and shook the damp little hand which was offered him.
As soon as she was gone Sancho said to the cattle dealer, whose tears were already starting and whose eyes and heart were following his purse
, "Good fellow, go after that woman and take the purse
from her, by force even, and come back with it here;" and he did not say it to one who was a fool or deaf, for the man was off like a flash of lightning, and ran to do as he was bid.
But I fail to see that this steamer has any designs on your purse
That makes no difference to me," said Jehan, "'tis I who have the purse
So saying, he took from Gurth's breast the large leathern pouch, in which the purse
given him by Rebecca was enclosed, as well as the rest of the zecchins, and then continued his interrogation.
said he; 'I am sound in health and rich in purse
, what should I care for?
I mean, what did the general say when the purse
turned up under the chair?
The man obeyed, and placed in my brother's hands a purse
containing five hundred pieces of gold.
Oh, my brother does not allude to its value, although it has been estimated at 100,000 francs; he means, that the articles contained in this purse
are the relics of the angel I spoke of just now.
Such a man is worse than a lunatic; prompted by his vicious, corrupted head, he no more knows what he is doing than this wretch of mine knew when I picked his pocket of his watch and his purse
cried the Butcher right joyfully, as he leaped down from his cart and took the purse
that Robin held out to him.
It takes two noble Earls and a Viscount, combined, to inform Nicodemus Boffin, Esquire, in an equally flattering manner, that an estimable lady in the West of England has offered to present a purse
containing twenty pounds, to the Society for Granting Annuities to Unassuming Members of the Middle Classes, if twenty individuals will previously present purses
of one hundred pounds each.