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There was once a fine gentleman, all of whose moveables were a boot-jack and a hair-comb: but he had the finest false collars in the world; and it is about one of these collars that we are now to hear a story.
By a chance, she got a position in an establishment where they made collars and cuffs.
Than Kosis now took a set of the ornaments from one of the salvers and placed one of the collars of gold about his son's neck, springing the padlock fast.
They made a queer picture, indeed; for they wore wide, white collars around their necks and the collars had many scallops and points.
He opened the trap, grabbed the Marionette by the collar, and carried him to the house as if he were a puppy.
Shimerda, wearing his rabbit-skin cap and collar, and new mittens his wife had knitted.
You shall become a black poodle and have a gold collar round your neck, and shall eat burning coals, till the flames burst forth from your throat.
The follow touched his hat with a grin, expecting something for his pains; but, the old gentleman, eyeing him with an expression of dislike, look anxiously round, as if he contemplated running away himself: which it is very possible he might have attempted to do, and thus have afforded another chase, had not a police officer (who is generally the last person to arrive in such cases) at that moment made his way through the crowd, and seized Oliver by the collar.
I seized the Sergeant by the collar of his coat, and pinned him against the wall.
For written on the collar in big letters were these words: "JIP-THE CLEVEREST DOG IN THE WORLD.
and he turned the collar up round her head, leaving only a little of the face uncovered.
Perhaps you have noticed a fur collar I occasionally wear.