Their papers they mean to have, be the holder of them who it may.
I am Alexander Holder, of the banking firm of Holder & Stevenson, of Threadneedle Street.”
So long was he that Mr. Holder and I went into the dining-room and waited by the fire until he should return.
Mr. Fowler and Miss Rucastle were married, by special license, in Southampton the day after their flight, and he is now the holder of a government appointment in the island of Mauritius.
Accordingly, the forger was put to Death; the utterer of a bad note was put to Death; the unlawful opener of a letter was put to Death; the purloiner of forty shillings and sixpence was put to Death; the holder of a horse at Tellson’s door, who made off with it, was put to Death; the coiner of a bad shilling was put to Death; the sounders of three-fourths of the notes in the whole gamut of Crime, were put to Death.
Besides that all secret men are men soon terrified, here were surely cards enough of one black suit, to justify the holder in growing rather livid as he turned them over.
* *The monkey-rope is found in all whalers; but it was only in the Pequod that the monkey and his holder were ever tied together.
Don’t you see, you timber-head, that no harm can come to the holder of the rod, unless the mast is first struck?
No longer is Leopold, as he sits there, ruminating, chewing the cud of reminiscence, that staid agent of publicity and holder of a modest substance in the funds.
However, I was generally the chosen companion of these whippings, in which I acted as horse, or holder of the boy to be flogged.