waistcoat-pocket love

waistcoat-pocket

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  • "Guys, we've got to go," Rand said, taking a watch out of his waistcoat-pocket.

    Jamie Stiehm: Christine's Adventures: A Mad Tea Party in Wonderland

  • At last I took out of my waistcoat-pocket a small lot wrapped in soft paper, and I put it this way (looking up at the window where she was).

    Doctor Marigold

  • “So you are talking?” said Pere Grandet as he carefully folded the letter in its original creases and put it into his waistcoat-pocket.

    Eug�nie Grandet

  • And he handed the five shillings to the landlord, who nodded, dropped the money carelessly into his waistcoat-pocket, and lighted the candle.

    The Lazy Tour of Two Idle Apprentices

  • Bewildered, he took them from his waistcoat-pocket, gave them to the baggage-master, and went hastily away.

    The Englishwoman in America

  • Belinda, my dear Belinda! flung both her arms round me, and sobbed on my shoulder (or in my waistcoat-pocket rather, for the little witch could reach no higher).

    Burlesques

  • “One must do at Rome as Rome does,” Pen said, in a dandified manner, jingling some sovereigns in his waistcoat-pocket.

    The History of Pendennis

  • Rosier slowly got up, putting his watch into his waistcoat-pocket.

    The Portrait of a Lady

  • Whereupon something which he had taken from his waistcoat-pocket was thrown violently into the fender, beneath the fire-grate.

    Can You Forgive Her?

  • And he stood up, holding his hat behind his back with his left hand, with his right leg forward, and the thumb of his right hand in his waistcoat-pocket.

    Can You Forgive Her?

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