What does he do, ma'am
, but ask for a few coals; if it's only a pocket handkerchief full, he says
I'll speak to you a moment, ma'am
, with your leave,' said Ralph.
If you send me away, ma'am
," she said, "I won't take my character from you till I have told you the truth; I won't return your kindness by deceiving you a second time.
,' he returned, 'I am thinking about Tom Gradgrind's whim;' Tom Gradgrind, for a bluff independent manner of speaking - as if somebody were always endeavouring to bribe him with immense sums to say Thomas, and he wouldn't; 'Tom Gradgrind's whim, ma'am
, of bringing up the tumbling-girl.
It is an epitome, ma'am
," said I, seeing my chance, "of your whole life," and with that I put her into my elbow-chair.
answers she: "upon my word, ma'am
, I assure you, ma'am
, upon my soul, ma'am
, I am not.
Thank you, ma'am
,' said Mr Pancks, 'such is my endeavour.
I don't know that it will be a girl, yet, ma'am
,' said my mother innocently.
Ferrars myself, ma'am
, this morning in Exeter, and his lady too, Miss Steele as was.
Pon my word, ma'am
, I don't know what you are talking about.
; I will, ma'am
," she stammered, righting the pitcher, and turning hastily.
an occasion indeed, ma'am
, an occasion which does honour to me, ma'am
, honour to me,' rejoined Mr Witherden, the notary.