"Just now I am going to call upon an old friend--an ordinary young lady named Jinjur--who has promised to repaint
my left ear for me.
The squire had had everything repaired, and the public rooms and the sign repainted
, and had added some furniture--above all a beautiful armchair for mother in the bar.
In all he had painted and repainted
he saw faults that hurt his eyes, coming from want of care in taking off the wrappings--faults he could not correct now without spoiling the whole.
The villa had been repainted
and decorated, and it looked fresher, and even, to their preoccupied minds, appeared more attractive than ever.
For this sum he repainted
the box, traced her initials on it, and affixed new hinges, a Bramah lock, and brass handles, at a cost to himself of ten shillings and several hours' labor.
In spite of all the efforts of the poor old man, sundry twitchings and screwings of the muscles of the face denoted the exquisite sensibility of these shutters to the windows of his soul, which he was now having repainted
. But the artist, with a heart as callous as that of an army surgeon, continued his performance, enlivening his labours with a wild chant, tapping away the while as merrily as a woodpecker.
Alice looked up at the Rocking-horse-fly with great interest, and made up her mind that it must have been just repainted
, it looked so bright and sticky; and then she went on.
The family had moved; they had not been able to pay the rent and they had been turned out into the snow, and the house had been repainted
and sold again the next week.
The landlord had repainted
it when Strickland took the bungalow, and unless you knew how Indian bungalows were built you would never have suspected that above the cloth lay the dark, three- cornered cavern of the roof, where the beams and the under side of the thatch harbored all manner of rats, hats, ants, and other things.
He had our boat out of the water, cleaned and repainted
its bottom, made a trifling alteration about the centre-board, overhauled the running gear, and sat up nearly all of Saturday night sewing on a new and much larger sail.
The room was so far changed that it was papered now, and had been repainted
, and was far more comfortably furnished; but he could recall it just as he had seen it in that single glance, when he raised her from the ground and carried her down to the carriage.
It is said that he once repainted
all the numbers in a street in the dead of night merely to divert one traveller into a trap.