To be laughed at by a king may be tolerable, but by the horse-boys and scamps
of the army
I reckon I hain't raised such a scamp
as my Tom all these years not to know him when I SEE him.
No wonder that with her admirably dressed, abundant hair, thickly sprinkled with white threads and adding to her elegant aspect the piquant distinction of a powdered coiffure--no wonder, I say, that she clung desperately to her last infatuation for that graceless young scamp
, even to the extent of hatching for him that amazing plot.
Appearances are everything, so far as human opinion goes, and the man who will walk down Piccadilly arm in arm with the most notorious scamp
in London, provided he is a well-dressed one, will slink up a back street to say a couple of words to a seedy-looking gentleman.
I have even a shrewd suspicion that what with showing the balloon, explaining the plans and views of the doctor, giving folks a glimpse of the latter, through a half-opened window, or pointing him out as he passed along the streets, the clever scamp
earned a few half-crowns, but we must not find fault with him for that.
When I was respectably settled at home, this gentleman would not so much as look at me without a frown; and now, when I was a scamp
, in prison, he mercifully and fraternally came to condole with me on my misfortunes.
I would be sure to spend the time before heading out to catch large croakers for gags and smaller hard tails for scamps
If you're getting porgies, yellowtail and grunts, you'll often get the scamps
That just says that you're on something good" Maisano said.
from the Merttens Drive school will see the finishing touches put to the show at tonight's final dress rehearsal.
Even forgivable is the fact that, in this production, the actor playing the runaway slave Jim is not vocally strong and that Huck Finn - one of literature's most appealing scamps
- is being portrayed by a man who looks to be in his mid-20s.
DON'T forget the child, reviled, defiled Never heard any Christmas cheers Ones that are bullied, worried and sullied With pillows drenched in tears Don't forget those who've felt the blows Of the fists of winters last Those lying daunted, taunted and haunted From the ghosts of Christmas past Don't forget tramps that were once scamps
Who never heard sleigh bells ring Never had the pleasure of Christmas presents Or heard herald angels sing Don't forget the old, alone and cold Shivering behind the door Family all gone, leaving just one And neighbours don't call any more This Christmas, please, don't forget these And dig a little deeper On Christmas Day, I'm sure God would say ``Where is my brother's keeper.