Boxtel, as the reader may see, was not possessed of the spirit of Porus, who, on being conquered by Alexander, consoled himself with the celebrity
of his conqueror.
He rejoices daily in the fact that he is a recognized celebrity
. However, we can not alter our established customs to please the whims of guides; we can not show partialities this late in the day.
Some years since, I happened to become acquainted with a person who has attained some celebrity
as a preacher.
He glanced at the top of the bill, with a smile at his own dulness, as he prepared to resume his walk, and there saw announced, in large letters with a large space between each of them, 'Positively the last appearance of Mr Vincent Crummles of Provincial Celebrity!!!'
In one line by itself was an announcement of the first night of a new melodrama; in another line by itself was an announcement of the last six nights of an old one; a third line was devoted to the re-engagement of the unrivalled African Knife- swallower, who had kindly suffered himself to be prevailed upon to forego his country engagements for one week longer; a fourth line announced that Mr Snittle Timberry, having recovered from his late severe indisposition, would have the honour of appearing that evening; a fifth line said that there were 'Cheers, Tears, and Laughter!' every night; a sixth, that that was positively the last appearance of Mr Vincent Crummles of Provincial Celebrity.
However, it is not becoming for an obscure teacher of languages to criticize a "heroic fugitive" of worldwide celebrity
. I was aware from hearsay that he was an industrious busy- body, hunting up his compatriots in hotels, in private lodgings, and--I was told--conferring upon them the honour of his notice in public gardens when a suitable opening presented itself.
His chief celebrity
rested upon the events of an excursion like this one of mine, which he had once made with a damsel named Maledisant, who was as handy with her tongue as was Sandy, though in a different way, for her tongue churned forth only rail- ings and insult, whereas Sandy's music was of a kindlier sort.
He had a noble new skeleton--the skeleton of the late and only local celebrity
, Jimmy Finn, the village drunkard--a grisly piece of property which he had bought of Jimmy Finn himself, at auction, for fifty dollars, under great competition, when Jimmy lay very sick in the tan-yard a fortnight before his death.
"My friend, since I killed Chatillon, adored of the ladies of Saint Germain, I am too great a celebrity
not to fear a prison doubly.
of the isle did not date from yesterday; its name, or rather its qualification, is traced back to the remotest antiquity.
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clients even include very well known international Chinese film and music personalities.