If I had been astonished at first catching a glimpse of so outlandish an individual as Queequeg circulating
among the polite society of a civilized town, that astonishment soon departed upon taking my first daylight stroll through the streets of New Bedford.
Our new money was not only handsomely circulating
, but its language was already glibly in use; that is to say, people had dropped the names of the former moneys, and spoke of things as being worth so many dollars or cents or mills or milrays now.
Miranda Sawyer had a heart, of course, but she had never used it for any other purpose than the pumping and circulating
Lucy opened the scene in these words: "Indeed, ma'am, I traversed half the town in search of it: I don't believe there's a circulating
library in Bath I haven't been at.
Whilst the alloy and value depended on the general authority, a right of coinage in the particular States could have no other effect than to multiply expensive mints and diversify the forms and weights of the circulating
Book and news dealers, sellers of edibles, drinkables, and cigars, who seemed to have plenty of customers, were continually circulating
in the aisles.
The rumor of Edmond arrest as a Bonapartist agent was not slow in circulating
throughout the city.
Collins readily assented, and a book was produced; but, on beholding it (for everything announced it to be from a circulating
library), he started back, and begging pardon, protested that he never read novels.
The selectmen, by advice of the lawyer, spoke of prosecuting him for a misdemeanor, in circulating
unfounded reports, to the great disturbance of the peace of the Commonwealth.
These disorders of the circulating
medium were a source of endless plague and perplexity to the rulers and legislators, not only in Governor Belcher's days, but for many years before and afterwards.
In this manner my arrival was circulated prematurely in certain coteries, the pretty mouths and fine voices that spoke of my marvels, being quite unconscious that they were circulating
news that had reached their ears via Honor O'Flagherty, Biddy Noon, and Kathleen Brady.
He had read some novels from the adjoining circulating
library, and had even bought the story of Inkle and Yarico, which had made him feel very sorry for poor Mr.