Constable


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Constable

John. 1776--1837, English landscape painter, noted particularly for his skill in rendering atmospheric effects of changing light
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However, I spoke to the constable to call me a porter, which he did, and then I called for pen, ink, and paper, but they would let me have none.
But what I vote is, as two of the sensiblest o' the company should go with you to Master Kench, the constable's--he's ill i' bed, I know that much--and get him to appoint one of us his deppity; for that's the law, and I don't think anybody 'ull take upon him to contradick me there.
'You'll have a hackney-coach, I suppose?' interrupted the constable, holding Kit (whom his other captors had released) carelessly by the arm, a little above the elbow.
Stutely pushed his robe quickly down again, but the constable who commanded the Sheriffs men saw what had passed, and saw also fair Lincoln green beneath the friar's robe.
"That's right," the constable approved, "listen to your woman."
"This boy," says the constable, "although he's repeatedly told to, won't move on--"
'Pay attention to the reply, constable, will you?' said the doctor, shaking his forefinger with great solemnity of manner, and tapping the bridge of his nose with it, to bespeak the exercise of that worthy's utmost acuteness.
Tom was no sooner informed by the constable whither they were proceeding (indeed he pretty well guessed it of himself), than he caught Molly in his arms, and embracing her tenderly before them all, swore he would murder the first man who offered to lay hold of her.
But the staff of the constable was opposed to his egress, and Mr.
"What a leather-headed idea!" exclaimed the constable. "The thief das'n't go near them, nor send anybody.
"Oh yes, I dare say," said the constable. "Now then, forward, march
"I shall be most happy to tell you anything I can," the constable answered with his eyes upon the little golden disk.