Let me water you first,' he went on, speaking to the horse just as to someone who understood the words he was using, and having whisked the dusty, grooved back of the well-fed young stallion with the skirt of his coat
, he put a bridle on his handsome head, straightened his ears and forelock, and having taken off his halter led him out to water.
Putting on his old coat
, full of darns and patches, he ran out of the house without another word.
and shoes were plainly to be seen upon the scarecrow, topped with an old tam-o- shanter of Mr.
'What's the fun?' said a rather tall, thin, young man, in a green coat
, emerging suddenly from the coach-yard.
"Why, Mars Tom, I hain't got no coat
o' arm; I hain't got nuffn but dish yer ole shirt, en you knows I got to keep de journal on dat."
Ye've a French soldier's coat
upon your back and a Scotch tongue in your head, to be sure; but so has many an honest fellow in these days, and I dare say none the worse of it."
"Doesn't anybody in the whole house know where my coat
Nor was this the only remarkable circumstance about these dogs, for each of them wore a kind of little coat
of some gaudy colour trimmed with tarnished spangles, and one of them had a cap upon his head, tied very carefully under his chin, which had fallen down upon his nose and completely obscured one eye; add to this, that the gaudy coats
were all wet through and discoloured with rain, and that the wearers were splashed and dirty, and some idea may be formed of the unusual appearance of these new visitors to the Jolly Sandboys.
Monsieur Thuran, for reasons of his own, preferred to draw first if the drawing should happen to require a second adventure beneath the coat
When I hear this oracular sentence, I am for a moment absorbed in thought, emphasizing to myself each word separately that I may come at the meaning of it, that I may find out by what degree of consanguinity They are related to me, and what authority they may have in an affair which affects me so nearly; and, finally, I am inclined to answer her with equal mystery, and without any more emphasis of the "they" -- "It is true, they did not make them so recently, but they do now." Of what use this measuring of me if she does not measure my character, but only the breadth of my shoulders, as it were a peg to bang the coat
And soon afterwards, divesting himself only of his shoes and coat
, laid himself down.
For instance, if a man wanted to buy a coat
, he perhaps exchanged a bear-skin for it.