One day, having to go a long way from home, he mounted his horse, taking with him a small wallet
in which he had put a few biscuits and dates, because he had to pass through the desert where no food was to be got.
As he spoke he threw his shabby old tattered wallet
over his shoulders, by the cord from which it hung, and Eumaeus gave him a stick to his liking.
A woman, bent with age, with a wallet
on her back, and a short, long-haired, young man in a black garment had rushed back to the gate on seeing the carriage driving up.
"Then Le Renard Subtil will go," returned the runner, coolly raising his little wallet
from the place where it had lain at his feet; "and the pale faces will see none but their own color."
He sat down at once, and with an evidently accustomed movement slipped the straps of his wallet
first off one shoulder and then off the other.
They informed Captain Bonneville, however, that not far from his quarters they had found a wallet
of fresh meat and a cord, which they supposed had been left by some prowling Blackfeet.
Wait for me here a moment while I take from the Arab's body the wallet
that he stole from me," and Werper stepped quickly to the dead man's side, and, kneeling, sought with quick fingers the pouch of jewels.
One portion he put into an old canvas wallet
that hung over his shoulder; the other he devoured voraciously.
He made me a present of his embalmed head; took out his enormous tobacco wallet
, and groping under the tobacco, drew out some thirty dollars in silver; then spreading them on the table, and mechanically dividing them into two equal portions, pushed one of them towards me, and said it was mine.
We cannot send bailiffs to the Government to demand our dues for us; and as the wallet
must be filled somehow," he said, striking his stomach, "we cannot afford to wait.
I have carried all that I had into France in a wallet
, and it hath taken four sumpter-mules to carry it back again.
"Captain," resumed the other, untying his little wallet
with great deliberation, and even in a manner to show he found satisfaction in the delay, "I wish to offer you a small matter of trade.