I'm used wi' them noo; but the first time I had them here I was at my wits' end.
Guid-nicht noo;' and she patted me on the shoulder, as she used to do in the old days when she had put me to bed and was taking my candle away.
Long ago, of an evening, he used to play chess with my father.
Not that I ha'e ony recollection o' her, but that's what I mind the mistress used to say.
On the other hand, so cleanly and dapper is Mr Crichton that, were it not for the aroma of Kendal brown which ever lingers about him, you wouldn't know he used snuff at all.
Oh, when I showed it to Tom Jardine he used exactly the same words as you did; but, said he, "My faither signed that.
Betty's forte in the culinary department was broth-making, and my mother used to say, with a smile, that when Nathan was her guest Betty always put her best foot foremost.
A hedge of waving willows screened from me the Cundy stream; but its joyous rhythmic ripple, as it washed its sandy, pebbled bed, sounded in my ear like the crooning song my mother used to sing when I lay on her knee as a child.
Used to wait on the table at her father's hotel in Boomville, didn't she?
I used to think her crayon drawing wonderful, and still more wonderful that she should have that unnecessary talent when it was quite enough for her to be just 'Kitty.
The room had evidently beenused for meetings of directors or political caucuses, and was roughly furnished with notched and whittled armchairs and a single long deal table, on which were ink and pens.
And how he used to teach you to imitate other people's handwriting?
I told you I saw the whole thing and took away the kerosene, which I hid, and after you had gone used it to fire the cabin with, to see if the ones I suspected would gather to watch their work.
Do you remember the one who used to steal our sugar, and then stiffen himself into stone on the edge of the bowl until he looked like an ornamental handle to it?
This man is a pretender, and ignorant, else he had known that that weapon can be used in but eight bouts only, and then it vanisheth away to its home under the sea.
Still, I was sane enough to notice this detail, to wit: many of the terms used in the most matter-of-fact way by this great assemblage of the first ladies and gentlemen in the land would have made a Comanche blush.
I had been used to chromos for years, and I saw now that without my suspecting it a passion for art had got worked into the fabric of my being, and was become a part of me.
They were not used to hearing these awful beings called names, and they did not know what might be the consequence.
I mean, for me: of course the place was all right and agreeable enough for Sandy, for she had been used to high life all her days.
I remembered that in America, many centuries later, when an oil well ceased to flow, they used to blast it out with a dynamite torpedo.
It was during a misunderstanding conducted with crowbars with a fellow we used to call Hercules.
On their journeys those Britons were used to long fasts, and knew how to bear them; and also how to freight up against probable fasts before starting, after the style of the Indian and the anaconda.
And she--she was no more startled at his fantastic make-up than if she was used to his like every day of her life.
By this time they had almost got used to the strangeness of the feeling that they were captives in their own land; that where they were accustomed to lord it they were now obliged to obey.
It seemed that those around had grown rather more used to them, for they would chat at times, while dexterously evading any attempts to extract news.
These dead devils look rather disgusting," for he was notused to the sight of bloodshed.
What was he but a Kafula [term of contemptused by Zulus for Natal natives]?
It was an old pole which had beenused for hoisting a flag on occasions of national festivity.
Now never while I live Shall we twain love together any more Nor sit at rhyme as we were used to do, Nor each kiss other only with the eyes A great way off ere hand or lip could reach; There is no way.
Would God I loved you not; You are too hard to beused lovingly.
I have no heart to beused shamefully If you mean that.
That I may see your sad mouth's laughing look I have used sweet hours in seeing.
You would swear now you have used me faithfully; Shall I not make you swear?
About their great works there were graded ways of ascent, up which the materials used in construction were hauled or borne.
The transcontinental routes were thoseused in migrating from one portion of the country to another, like the great route through Cumberland Gap.
And so, throughout historic times, one rule has held true in the region now under survey: that the lesser streams have never beenused to any large degree as routes of travel by the white race, or by the red race before them.
In the Fork of Licking Creek is a Lick much used by Buffaloes and many large Roads lead to it.
That the later Indians used the paths made by the buffalo they hunted is beyond question.
Of the hundreds of Indian forays into Virginia and Kentucky there is perhaps not one, even those moving down the Scioto and up the Licking, that used water transportation.
Assuming, then, that overland routes of travel were used by this earliest of American races of which we have any real knowledge, it is to the purpose of our study to consider where such routes were laid.
The smaller inland rivers were not likely so largely usedby these armies of pioneers as some have thought.
And these were at first only blazed and widened Indian thoroughfares which had been used from times prehistoric.
And, though the Ohio river was always a great highway to the West and Southwest, it was used less perhaps in the early days of the immigration than later.
The English government had been making concessions to the Dissenters, and, of course, Swift satirically alludes here to the arguments used by the government in the steps they had taken.
There is not one argument used to prove the riches of Ireland, which is not a logical demonstration of its poverty.
And therefore Sir John Stanley, a commissioner of the customs in England, used to say, that the House of Commons were generally mistaken in matters of trade, by an erroneous opinion that two and two make four.
The word "controlled" is used in the now obsolete sense of "confuted.
Swift used often to use this house, at Sheridan's desire, and spent many days there in quiet enjoyment with Mrs. Dingley and Esther Johnson.
As a little child you used often to tear my aprons; I fear that when you are older you will break my heart.
He thinks of me, he loves me as he did when he used to throw his little cherub arms round my neck and lisp, 'An Lis!
They stopped it as well as they could, and used the pumps vigorously.
How she used to pet him, and how he used to kiss her!
He used to engrave gold medallions; went to Italy, and returned again.
There used to be a Dancing Society and a Musical Society-- Mrs.Bernick: And the Dramatic Club.
Mrs.Bernick: Anyway, that is a better state of things than it used to be when everything ended in mere frivolity.
Would you believe it, she cut her hair short, andused to go about in men's boots in bad weather!
My good husband was true to his promise, and he, with my sister, watched the corpse, and in the night they perceived some indication of returning life, and of course means were used for restoration.
Once, when Dermot's face came before him, he recurred to some of the words used in the struggle about Viola.
But even in those days, when I heard the little Tracys spoken of as pattern children, I used to have an odd feeling of what it was to be behind the scenes, and know how much of their fame rested on Di.
It was before daybreak that, with good old Richardson's help, they carried him down to a large cart belonging to the potteries, drawn by the two big horses he used to pet, and driven by George Yolland himself.
Yes; I want to see clearly before I get used to things.
Dermot had already claimed my first dance, causing a strange thrill of pain, as I missed the glance which always used to regret without forbidding my becoming his partner.
He had fully made up his mind that to let Viola hold to her troth would neither be right nor good for her, and he used his power of will and influence to make her resign it.
She could not bear the association or memory, I believe, and with the imperious power of recovery used to keep me reading Mayne Reid's storybooks to her incessantly, or else playing at backgammon.
Eustace was incoherent in his wrath and horror, and Harold, too much used to his childish selfishness to feel the annoyance, answered, "I am not you.
Five pounds would now buy a share that used to be worth a hundred, and that with thanks from the seller that he got anything from what had long ceased to pay the ghost of a dividend.
Viola dwelt on each phrase, and, long after, used to go over all with me.
The slender stores of the Boii were soon used up; the supply promised by the Haedui failed to appear; the corn was already consumed, and the soldier was placed exclusively on flesh-rations.
It was the season shortly before harvest; the old produce was almost used up, the new was not yet gathered, and the narrow stripe of land between the two streams was soon exhausted.
He himself once aptly says, that he had no special fondness for antiquated words, but frequently used them, and that he was very fond of poetical words, but did not use them.
Caesar did not regard the decree, and continued his official functions till the senate used violence against him.
In the formula used for political oaths there was added to the Jovis and the Penates of the Roman people the Genius of the Imperator.
The wanderer had not used his ticket, and had walked from Antivari to Dulcigno, from thence he had attempted his original plan of crossing Albania on foot.
There used to be a deep indentation in a stone of the bridge parapet--during our stay in the country it has been plastered up--which credulous Montenegrins relate to be the cut of a Turkish horseman pursuing a fleeing Montenegrin.
It is used by the shepherds who migrate annually to the pasturages in this district.
On the hill beyond lies a grazing-ground which has been used as a summer pasturage by the Zatrijebać from times immemorial.
Forks are superfluous, a hunting-knife will do for the bread, and spoons are only used for fluids, when they dip in the common bowl.
Allies haveused her always for their own ends and then shamefully deserted her.
It is the only hospital in Montenegro, and is used almost solely for serious surgical operations.
One becomes so used to bloodthirsty anecdotes that one wonders how other countries exist without the excitement of the vendetta.
We used to go out shooting at daybreak in canoes with two paddles apiece, and again in the evening, for the heat was overpowering about midday.
These same trees bear weekly a strange and incongruous fruit, for they are used as pegs whereon the Albanians hang their rifles during service.
Nicholas, and the chapel is only used once a year during the pilgrimage which takes place on the feast of their patron saint.
They may beused vivâ voce or as a written examination.
Likewise, the drinking-houses are used as common meeting-places, and there is no need to order refreshment.
How heavily pleated they are can be gathered when twenty to twenty-five yards of a kind of black alpaca are used for one pair of knee-breeches.
The custom that used to obtain, of the planter himself keeping shop for the profit, or rather at the expense of his colonists, has generally disappeared.
Yet another type of public building, remarkable in its solidity and massive beauty, is the great Edificio de Mineria, as it is now termed, being used as a school of engineers, an institution of which Mexico has been justly proud.
The fires which the Indians used to light in the savannahs have destroyed the forest in places; yet man has played but a little part in the present distribution of vegetation.
In the same way wholesale trade used to suffer formerly from the extravagant variations of exchange.
The body is placed in leaves and tied up in the hammock usedby the owner during life, and then placed in a hollow tree-trunk or in his canoe.
Descending lower in the scale, we come to the animals which are, or used to be, most often associated in the mind with the forests of South America.
This remarkable tree takes its name from the milk, or milky sap, it yields--a latex used in rubber-curing and for medicinal purposes.
More than one night in this city is required to become used to the noise made by mouth whistles before a light sleeper can rest.
At one place, just inside the wall, is the old execution ground, where offenders against the law were beheaded, but it is now used as a pottery.
The tree on which it grows is like the cocoanut palm, and the nut is used for decorating homes and clubs.
Wood and iron buildings--corrugated iron--are mostly used in both dwelling houses and business places.
Lac" isused in India to denote large amounts, as a "thousand" is used in our country.
The system of heating the compartments in chilly weather is by iron pipes, like those used in the South African trains--foot warmers.
A holy stone--somewhat larger than two bricks placed together, of cream color and of a soft or sandy material--is used to whiten the deck of a ship.
Mention was made in the few Lisbon notes of the white and gray paving used in that city, and the same kind of pavement in Lourenzo Marques brings one's mind back to the Portuguese capital, particularly "Rolling Motion Square.
I had work offered to me at my trade in that city, but one who had been used to receiving $5 a day does not relish working for $3 a day for the same duties.
Among the material used in the erection of the palaces is white marble with blue and gray veins worked in with black marble, and white marble inlaid with mosaic and valuable stones, rich reliefs enhancing the design.
The coolie used to be brought to South Africa under what was termed the "indenture system," the indentureship periods being from three to five years, during which he could not leave his employer.
Brick, stone, and mortar are the material used in construction, with black tiling for roofs.
The poor mindless thing could be used as a means to the end of his escape, but it was useless for anything else.
Mr. Crow says that years and years ago, when the mountains were only grown into little hills, Clote Scarpe, the Great Spirit who made all the birds and animals, used to walk around listening to any complaint his creatures might make.
True, they knew that the Holy Spirit was bidding them write, but that their written words should ever be used by God to form a part of the Bible would have seemed impossible to them all.
Moses most likely used letters like these] Of course, this does not take us back actually to the days of Moses, but still it is so old that Moses may well have used the same kind of writing.
Thus we see how God used the learning of the heathen Greeks to make His Book known to the world!
Or perhaps Moses wrote on tablets of clay like those used by the great empires of Babylon and Assyria, and by the people of Canaan.
Certainly in after years the Jews used the same shaped books as the Egyptians.
But while our Saviour constantly quoted from the Old Testament, He never used its words without definite purpose.
About the middle of the last century a German missionary found a large carved stone in that part of Palestine which used to be called Moab.
The lines in the middle give the same words, but in the ordinary handwriting usedfor correspondence in ancient Egypt; and last of all is found a translation of the Egyptian words written in ancient Greek.
Notice the teacher's corrections] So great a respect had the Egyptians for writing that they used to say, 'The great god Thoth invented letters; no human being could have given anything so wonderful and useful to the world.
The sighing of the wind among the branches, which used to be such pleasant music, was so mournful now that it filled Minnie's eyes with tears.
All at once she remembered a trap that used to stand in her mother's pantry; suppose the mouse was caught in it!
Torture was used to extort confessions from the accused.