There were no foreclosures of mortgages, no protested notes, no bills payable, no debts of honour in Typee; no unreasonable tailors and shoemakers perversely bent on being paid; no duns of any description and battery attorneys, to foment discord, backing their clients up to a quarrel, and then knocking their heads together; no poor relations, everlastingly occupying the spare bed-chamber, and diminishing the elbow room
at the family table; no destitute widows with their children starving on the cold charities of the world; no beggars; no debtors' prisons; no proud and hard-hearted nabobs in Typee; or to sum up all in one word--no Money!
"Make it four," he suggested, "and I'll take Bill with me." (Bill was the third patrolman.) "We haven't elbow room
here, and in case of a scuffle one white to every two of them will be just about the right proportion."
He was energetic, but he required more elbow room
than the ordinary dancing floor provides.
By committing funds to ports, roads and rail links, the Chinese Belt and Road Initiative is lessening the infrastructure burden for Kenya by giving her elbow room
to direct budgets to other areas of development.
The continuing downtrend of headline inflation is a welcome development as the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas under the leadership of newly-appointed Governor Ben Diokno will have more elbow room
to make adjustments on the country's policy rates to spur economic growth.
Pimentel, however, said that the poll body has assured the committee that its schedule was crafted to have some elbow room
So January is a good time to find elbow room
on the Rialto Bridge.
Forward, a wraparound U-shaped seat plan leaves the center deck open for some elbow room
The Elbow Room
reunion is for Sharon, who used to attend the iconic venue four times a week.
If we have Europe on our side it provides less elbow room
for the UK to wiggle out of the backstop promise of no return of a hard border we secured last December.
He added the President is not totally against open-pit mining and is even willing to give mining companies some elbow room
to apply reforms.
It is many years since I last saw Patsy, the last time being when Charlie Kray had his 70th birthday at the Elbow Room