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" like an angel," was in Christie's Sale Rooms when a •portrait of Admiral Drake was put up for auction. It was so unlike the one of the friend who was shortly to rob him of the treasure of his heart, that little as he could afford it, he bought the... "
Douglas Jerrold's Shilling Magazine - Página 152
1846
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The Negotiations for the Peace of the Dardanelles, in 1808-9: With ..., Volumen1

Sir Robert Adair - 1845
...arrival made it impossible to make use of them. The French armies were already in possession of Vienna, and it was as much as I could do to keep my ground at the Porte, and secure the exchange of the ratifications. The peace itself, indeed, appeared...
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SHILLING MAGAZINE. VOL. III

DOUGLES JERROLD'S - 1846
...proceedings. The lover of Lady Rachel, a young barrister, who wrote beautiful poetry, and polkaed, as Lady Rachel expressed it, " like an angel," was...a genuine Drake. The earl was only too willing to believe this, and the young barrister was sent out of the mansion, as a base impostor and a false accuser....
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Douglas Jerrold's Shilling Magazine, Volumen3

1846
...of his heart, that little as he could afford it, he bought the picture, and laid it before the carl. The two were compared, and certainly we were no more...a genuine Drake. The earl was only too willing to believe this, and the young barrister was sent out of the mansion, as a base impostor and a false accuser....
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Change for a shilling

Horace Mayhew - 1848
...proceedings. The lover of Lady Rachel, a young barrister, who wrote beautiful poetry, and polkaed, as Lady Rachel expressed it, " like an angel," was...as much as I could do to keep my countenance, when lie gravely asserted that it was a common observation amongst his friends, how like he was to the admiral,...
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Mathew Paxton, by the author of 'John Drayton'.

Margaret Oliphant Oliphant - 1854
...My pony was like to grow demented by the firing, and the shouting, and the galloping of the horses, and it was as much as I could do to keep my seat on his back; but when we reached within a mile of Wark, all the hinds of John's farm and the feuers...
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Wonderful people

Horace Mayhew - 1856
...proceedings. The lover of Lady Rachel, a young barrister, who wrote beautiful poetry, and polkaed, as Lady Rachel expressed it, " like an angel," was...years ; and it was as much as I could do to keep my counte nance, when he gravely asserted that it was a common observation amongst his friends, how like...
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The Welcome guest, Volumen2

1860
...water from freezing. But it was all no use ; the water hardened in the frosty air like melted lead ; and it was as much as I could do to keep my eyes dry to see the old boy, with the snow skiving among his hair, a blowing aud a blowing ; and when...
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Roughing it in Crete in 1867

John Edwin Hilary Skinner - 1868 - 272 páginas
...groaned over the sharpness of the stones, for his shoes were worn out, but he limped along nimbly enough, and it was as much as I could do to keep my companions in sight. For the first three hours we enjoyed lovely glimpses of the coast. Pressing forward...
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The City-road Magazine, for ..., Volumen4

1874
...said he, " came in, and fell on his knees before me, and, with clasped hands, begged for my mercy ; and it was as much as I could do to keep my gravity while talking to him about his misdemeanour." He was о pattern to us of diligence. Reproving...
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The Living Age ..., Volumen130

1876
...people belonging to the traders had got their arms, and rushed out to set fire to the houses near; and it was as much as I could do to keep my men in hand, and prevent their rushing out to join their friends. For a couple of days we were in a...
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