"You'd have nothing but horses, inkstands
, and novels in yours," answered Meg petulantly.
This time the opportunity presented what he fatuously termed to himself a "cinch." A young woman of a modest and pleasing guise was standing before a show window gazing with sprightly interest at its display of shaving mugs and inkstands
, and two yards from the window a large policeman of severe demeanour leaned against a water plug.
"He did not," the Inkstand
replied; "he isn't at all forehanded at repartee."
With the round top of an inkstand
and two broken bits of sealing-wax he is silently and slowly working out whatever train of indecision is in his mind.
"You have a room of your own," and she took the inkstand
I looked at nothing, that I know of, but I saw everything, even to the prospect of a church upon his china inkstand
, as I sat down - and this, too, was a faculty confirmed in me in the old Micawber times.
'I have no doubt you are, my friend,' replied the old gentleman: fixing his spectacles more firmly on his nose, and looking about him for the inkstand
Danglars was one of those men born with a pen behind the ear, and an inkstand
in place of a heart.
Then rising, and taking from the trunk a little desk, he placed it on a table near the fire, unlocked it with a key he carried in his pocket, sat down before it, took out a pen, and, before dipping it in the inkstand
, sucked it--to compose the fashion of his mouth perhaps, on which a smile was hovering yet.
There were two or three games and there was a beautiful little writing-case with a gold monogram on it and a gold pen and inkstand
This chap (why you must have come down in the night and been peeping into the inkstand
, to get this blot upon your eyebrow, you old rascal!) murdered his master, and, considering that he wasn't brought up to evidence, didn't plan it badly."
`Never!' said the Queen furiously, throwing an inkstand
at the Lizard as she spoke.