With this hurried adjuration
, he cocked his blunderbuss, and stood on the offensive.
This unique adjuration
came from the lips of a queer little man perched upon a wagonful of firewood, behind a brace of oxen that were hauling it easily along with a simulation of mighty effort which had evidently not imposed on their lord and master.
'Fred!' said Mr Swiveller, finding that his former adjuration
had been productive of no effect.
Bounderby, under the influence of this difficult adjuration
, backed up by her compassionate eye, could only scratch his head in a feeble and ridiculous manner, and afterwards assert himself at a distance, by being heard to bully the small fry of business all the morning.
He made no reply to this adjuration
; only plodding doggedly down the wooden steps, and halting, before an apartment which, from that halt and the superior quality of its furniture, I conjectured to be the best one.
Hearing this adjuration
, Mr Squeers, who had been lingering in the passage until such time as it should be expedient for him to enter and he could appear with effect, was fain to present himself in a somewhat undignified and sneaking way; at which John Browdie laughed with such keen and heartfelt delight, that even Kate, in all the pain, anxiety, and surprise of the scene, and though the tears were in her eyes, felt a disposition to join him.
He took no notice of the girl's alarmed adjuration
, but leapt like a grasshopper to the ground beside her, where he might very well have broken his legs.
The visitor, observing that she held the door on the inside, and that, when the uncle tried to open it, there was a sharp adjuration
of 'Don't, stupid!' and an appearance of loose stocking and flannel, concluded that the young lady was in an undress.
Mr Lammle, disclosing some alarm at the solemnity of this affectionate adjuration
, demanded why the devil he ever should fall into the hands of Pubsey and Co.?
was rather unnecessary; the probability being, that if Mr.
Pumblechook, in the way of a compassionate adjuration
Jarndyce had not been neglectful of the adjuration