Are we to stay here all night in this draught, with next to nothing
Then come with me into the drawing-room, Arthur; and don't take any more wine: you have taken several glasses since dinner, and eaten next to nothing
all the day.
The knowledge of Sir Percival's affairs which I had necessarily gained when the provisions of the deed on HIS side were submitted in due course to my examination, had but too plainly informed me that the debts on his estate were enormous, and that his income, though nominally a large one, was virtually, for a man in his position, next to nothing
The chances are very small, young lady - next to nothing
- for a man who gets a bad name among them.
As to the wine, sir, yes, that is wine sure enough, and it is all through your contriving I know that the Mayor at Courteil lets us have it for next to nothing
And after that, seemed to shrink to next to nothing
in the clasp of his arms, partly because it was such a strong one on his part, and partly because there was such a yielding to it on hers.
The most awful recollection of the previous day was the way he had shown himself "base and mean," not only because he had been drunk, but because he had taken advantage of the young girl's position to abuse her /fiance/ in his stupid jealousy, knowing nothing of their mutual relations and obligations and next to nothing
of the man himself.
Live hard and temperately, be respectful, exercise your self-denial, bring up your family on next to nothing
, pay your rent as regularly as the clock strikes, be punctual in your dealings (I set you a good example; you will find Mr.
I sum up all I've been saying in one single remark, namely, that the Academy of Inscriptions and Belles-lettres, which seems to have very little to do, had better offer a prize for the ablest answer to the following question: Which is the best organized State; the one that does many things with few officials, or the one that does next to nothing
with an army of them?
Has it never struck you that a man who does next to nothing
but hear men's real sins is not likely to be wholly unaware of human evil?
I am a common man, and understand next to nothing
," he replied reverently.
He pointed out particularly the lightness of everything, the use of exhausted aluminium tubing, of springy cushions inflated with compressed hydrogen; the partitions were hydrogen bags covered with light imitation leather, the very crockery was a light biscuit glazed in a vacuum, and weighed next to nothing