Gagin, dropping his voice, told the last good story from Petersburg, and the story, though improper and stupid, was so ludicrous that Levin broke into roars of laughter so loud that those near looked round.
Another bottle," he said to the waiter, and he began to relate his good story.
"A good story
is a good story--no matter who it's about," said the Story Girl with ungrammatical relish.
He was a witty, intelligent, well-read man, rivalling Captain Jim himself in the knack of telling a good story
. They were all glad when he agreed to watch the old year out with them.
His father only called him a coxcomb, and thought it a very good story
; but that Mrs.
He was thinking what a good story
he would have to tell in Cloverdale about having been mistaken for a burglar.
'Notify the police, and have them butt in and stop the thing and kill a good story
!' There was honest amazement in the Press-agent's voice.
To tell a good story
of the joke kind, and to tell it well, was the surest road to his favor.
It was shortly after this day that Ernest told me, as a good story
, the offer he had received from the government, namely, an appointment as United States Commissioner of Labor.
But tell me, your worship, now that peace is made between us (and may God bring you out of all the adventures that may befall you as safe and sound as he has brought you out of this one), was it not a thing to laugh at, and is it not a good story
, the great fear we were in?- at least that I was in; for as to your worship I see now that you neither know nor understand what either fear or dismay is."
But you’ll send me the venison; and the deuce is in it, but I make a good story
about its death.”
'Oh, it's a good story
, as a story,' returned that gentleman; 'as good a thing of its kind as need be.