Come, Martha, my dear,' said the locksmith cheerily, 'let us have tea, and don't let us talk about sots
But in the saloons, even the sots
, stupefied, sprawling across the tables or in the sawdust, were objects of mystery and wonder.
There is a class of persons to whom by all spiritual affinity I am bought and sold; for them I will go to prison if need be; but your miscellaneous popular charities; the education at college of fools; the building of meeting-houses to the vain end to which many now stand; alms to sots
, and the thousand-fold Relief Societies;--though I confess with shame I sometimes succumb and give the dollar, it is a wicked dollar which by and by I shall have the manhood to withhold.
So I jest sot
down and took a standing-up snack and started.
It 'uz pow'ful hot, deckhan's en roustabouts 'uz sprawled aroun' asleep on de fo'cas'l', de second mate, Jim Bangs, he sot
dah on de bitts wid his head down, asleep--'ca'se dat's de way de second mate stan' de cap'n's watch
The lost prospect of a journey as sole passenger with this quarrelsome sot
was not one to mourn over.
That you're a fool, que vous etes un sot
, but everybody knew that.
And at last, sure enough, all the circus men could do, the horse broke loose, and away he went like the very nation, round and round the ring, with that sot
laying down on him and hanging to his neck, with first one leg hanging most to the ground on one side, and then t'other one on t'other side, and the people just crazy.
At dawn they rose, but now they were very tired and berries were few, sot
hat by midday they were spent.
SHE never showed such disrespect to HER husband: and as for affection, wives never think of that now-a-days, she supposes: but things were different in HER time--as if there was any good to be done by staying in the room, when he does nothing but grumble and scold when he's in a bad humour, talk disgusting nonsense when he's in a good one, and go to sleep on the sofa when he's too stupid for either; which is most frequently the case now, when he has nothing to do but to sot
over his wine.
Their father, old Abram Booth, was a disgusting old sot
Dat ar was conscience, Andy; when I thought of gwine arter Lizy, I railly spected Mas'r was sot