If she showed Noel Vanstone the original
letter from which her note had been copied, he would apply instantly to the writer for an explanation: would expose the fabricated story by which Mrs.
As a loafer I shall never be original
, as I take it that you are.
Descendants of some of those proud families still inhabit the palaces of Genoa, and trace in their own features a resemblance to the grim knights whose portraits hang in their stately halls, and to pictured beauties with pouting lips and merry eyes whose originals
have been dust and ashes for many a dead and forgotten century.
Of course, the originals
are out of my reach, but it's a comfort to have these.
At last he rose with a sigh, folded up the originals
that had formerly been in his chest-protector and put them into the breast-pocket of his jacket, and then very carefully deposited the copies he had made in the place of the originals
Suffice it to say, that I believe the applications for loans, gifts, and offices of profit that I have been requested to forward to the originals
of the BROTHERS CHEERYBLE (with whom I never interchanged any communication in my life) would have exhausted the combined patronage of all the Lord Chancellors since the accession of the House of Brunswick, and would have broken the Rest of the Bank of England.
He was one of those originals
which nature sometimes invents in the freak of a moment, and of which she then breaks the mould.
By far the greater part of the romances current in England were written in French, whether by Normans or by French natives of the English provinces in France, and the English ones which have been preserved are mostly translations or imitations of French originals
The raven in this story is a compound of two great originals
, of whom I was, at different times, the proud possessor.
Pyncheon Street formerly bore the humbler appellation of Maule's Lane, from the name of the original
occupant of the soil, before whose cottage-door it was a cow-path.
Ere the English ship fades from sight, be it set down here, that she hailed from London, and was named after the late Samuel Enderby, merchant of that city, the original
of the famous whaling house of enderby and sons; a house which in my poor whaleman's opinion, comes not far behind the united royal houses of the Tudors and Bourbons, in point of real historical interest.
I kept a copy, but gave the original
to the Burgomaster.