Philip found that Miss Price had not paid the last quarter's rent: on New Year's Day she had not given the concierge the present which old-established
custom led him to regard as a right.
It would be a low trick for that old-established
family to play.
national industries have been destroyed or are daily being destroyed.
There was one wearing a pale pink jacket, another in a cream-coloured tight-sleeved gown, another in a petticoat as red as the arms of the reaping-machine; and others, older, in the brown-rough "wropper" or over-all--the old-established
and most appropriate dress of the field-woman, which the young ones were abandoning.
Justice Stareleigh summed up, in the old-established
and most approved form.
Powell told me, that he discovered in himself an already old-established
liking for Captain Anthony.
Palfrey had been losing money of late years, not being able quite to recover his feet after the terrible murrain which forced him to borrow, his family were far from considering themselves on the same level even as the old-established
tradespeople with whom they visited.
For what were these if not to be merry at appropriate times, interchanging visits and poultry with due frequency, paying each other old-established
compliments in sound traditional phrases, passing well-tried personal jokes, urging your guests to eat and drink too much out of hospitality, and eating and drinking too much in your neighbour's house to show that you liked your cheer?
Sellers' demeanour towards her was that of an old-established
inmate welcoming a novice into the Hall of Fame.
I started my joinery apprenticeship in the 1960s at an old-established
firm, run by an equally old-established
boss 'old Frank', a man of great Dickensian values, who dispensed fear and clips round the ear in equal measure.
Chairman of the group June Babb said: "Gardens, especially old-established
gardens, are real havens for wildlife.