But what with wrestling bouts and bouts with quarter-staves, and wandering minstrels, there came up so many other things to talk about, that the reward was forgotten for the nonce, and only the Foresters and Sheriff's men watched the gates with diligence, the Sheriff indeed spurring them to effort by offers of largess
He distributed the documents at random with the air of a preoccupied monarch scattering largess
to the mob, and the subsequent chaos had to be handled by a wrathful head of the department in person.
There was no slavery about it; and though he, a strong man beyond strength's seeming, gave far more than he received, he gave not something due but in royal largess
, his gifts of toil or heroic effort falling generously from his hands.
Martin dispensed royal largess
, inviting everybody up, farm-hands, a stableman, and the gardener's assistant from the hotel, the barkeeper, and the furtive hobo who slid in like a shadow and like a shadow hovered at the end of the bar.
He was a gay, mad young dog, grandly careless of his largess
, fearless as a lion's whelp, lithe and beautiful as a leopard, and mad, a trifle mad of the deviltries and whimsies that tickled in that fine brain of his.
, in the form of odds and ends of cold cream and pomatum, and also of hairpins, was freely distributed among the attendants.
Summary: UNRWA may be able to start the coming school year sooner than it had previously expected, thanks most of all to Saudi largess
, Palestinian sources told The Daily Star.
20 /PRNewswire/ -- Teamster Robert Largess
will drive an 1800's style horse-drawn stagecoach along the Blackstone River Valley National Corridor from East Providence to Worcester to commemorate the third annual Footsteps in History Weekend.
Take the word of his staff that the wealthy governor won't be swayed by the largess
of the fiesta funders.
told the Globe when he realized the trees were part of a old-growth forest, he just couldn't cut them down.
Divested": The mist, / a perfume of absence, / walks through the day's largess
From New Orleans, LA, to Houston, TX, Steve has made lots of new friends through this largess