It's a good gentlemanly game; and young Vincy is not a clodhopper
She could no more think of this man as a clodhopper
, a coarse upstart without manners or imagination.
, half board-school prig, they can still throw back to a nobler stock, and breed yeomen.
Oh, a LOT of people WE never heard of before - the shoemaker and horse-doctor and knife-grinder kind, you know - clodhoppers
from goodness knows where that never handled a sword or fired a shot in their lives - but the soldiership was in them, though they never had a chance to show it.
Surrounded, I suppose, only by clodhoppers
, with whom you could not associate.
The distance was little more than six miles, but the road was strange, and I had to keep stopping to inquire my way; hallooing to carters and clodhoppers
, and frequently invading the cottages, for there were few abroad that winter's morning; sometimes knocking up the lazy people from their beds, for where so little work was to be done, perhaps so little food and fire to be had, they cared not to curtail their slumbers.
It took an old African soldier to show those clodhoppers
This didn't really concern me until I kept catching my clodhopper
toes on the stairs.
By virtue of this curious loophole in the rules, any clodhopper
may say: Let there be a tree--and there will be one.
Clegg slags off the Tory attack on the poor, but he's signed up to spending cuts of PS25billion that will put tens of thousands more on the dole.
We saw the same dogs doing the same things, and I was often astonished to hear a companion say, "That's a stylish dog," when I thought it was a clodhopper
By virtue of the curious loophole in the rules, any clodhopper
may say: Let there be a tree-and there will be one.