Surely you must abound with trimmings
, and yet you are working another already?"
'Boiled leg of mutton and trimmings
,' says the captain, and helps me.
A figure all in yellow white, with but one shoe to the feet; and it hung so, that I could see that the faded trimmings
of the dress were like earthy paper, and that the face was Miss Havisham's, with a movement going over the whole countenance as if she were trying to call to me.
Left to her own inventive resources, Natalie had first suggested the young surgeon's medical studies as Launce's unanswerable excuse for shutting himself up at intervals in the lower regions, and had then hit on the happy idea of tearing her trimmings
, and condemning herself to repair her own carelessness, as the all-sufficient reason for similar acts of self-seclusion on her side.
The stove was very large, with bright nickel trimmings
, and behind it there was a long wooden bench against the wall, and a tin washtub, into which grandmother poured hot and cold water.
Weller, and requests the pleasure of his company this evening, to a friendly swarry, consisting of a boiled leg of mutton with the usual trimmings
. The swarry to be on table at half-past nine o'clock punctually.'
She showed her how to make a pretty trimming
of narrow white linen tape, by folding it in pointed shapes and sewing it down very flat with neat little stitches.
And there she stayed, and stooped, digging around the plants, trimming
, picking dead, dry leaves.
It was then disclosed in the following manner: --Observing his second daughter employed in trimming
a hat, he suddenly addressed her with:
Polly whisked it wrong side out, and showing the clean, bright fabric, said, with a triumphant wave, "Behold your new suit; fresh trimming
and less of it will finish you off as smart as ever."
Snowballs and "Merry Christmases!" flew about pretty briskly for several minutes; then all fell to work trimming
the old house, for the family always dined together there on that day.
Robin dodged his blows lightly, then sprang in swiftly and unexpectedly and dealt the stranger such a blow upon the short ribs that you would have sworn the tanner was trimming
down his hides for market.