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We'll take a dram for luck, and as soon as this handless man of mine has the collops ready, we'll dine and take a hand at the cartes as gentlemen should.
But the gentleman is tired, and should sleep; if he has no mind to the cartes, it will never hinder you and me.
The inside surfaces of the two doors were completely covered with CARTES DE VISITE of former prisoners, ingeniously let into the wood and protected from dirt and injury by glass.
He then most earnestly recommended to her ladyship to do him the honour of immediately mentioning his proposals to the family; to whom he said he offered a carte blanche , and would settle his fortune in almost any manner they should require.
I'll give you carte blanche as to what you serve, but it must be of the best."
Quadroon, with carte blanche on the Slave question); indeed the family estate was much embarrassed, and the income drawn from the borough was of great use to the house of Queen's Crawley.
de Treville, or whether he should only ask him to give him CARTE BLANCHE for some secret affair.
If I were Brooke, I would choke the `Trumpet' at once by getting Garth to make a new valuation of the farms, and giving him carte blanche about gates and repairs: that's my view of the political situation," said the Rector, broadening himself by sticking his thumbs in his armholes, and laughing towards Mr.
"You know, Monsieur Poirot, that you have carte blanche in every way."
My grandfather has given me carte blanche for once, and I promise you the entertainment shall be worthy of the occasion.
He gives me carte blanche in the matter, and, I verily believe, would throw in a blank check if asked.
I had previously taken a journey to S- to purchase some new furniture: my cousins having given me CARTE BLANCHE TO effect what alterations I pleased, and a sum having been set aside for that purpose.