“They may rest here on the hook and will be dry presently.
You can see now that it is fastened to a hook just above where the little opening for the ventilator is.”
Thus, by divers little makeshifts, in that ingenious way which is commonly denominated “by hook and by crook,” the worthy pedagogue got on tolerably enough, and was thought, by all who understood nothing of the labor of headwork, to have a wonderfully easy life of it.
“I should have hoped, gentlemen both,” said the spy, always striving to hook Mr. Lorry into the discussion, “that your respect for my sister—” “I could not better testify my respect for your sister than by finally relieving her of her brother,” said Sydney Carton.
But answer me only jest this one more—now don’t git mad; didn’t you have it in your mind to hook the money and hide it?”
You slide in, in the middle of the night, and hook that yaller girl’s frock.”
I’ll hook a gown from Aunt Sally.”
On the same day that she cast out Rapunzel, however, the enchantress fastened the braids of hair, which she had cut off, to the hook of the window, and when the king’s son came and cried: ‘Rapunzel, Rapunzel, Let down your hair to me.’
Go from Corlears Hook to Coenties Slip, and from thence, by Whitehall, northward.
What am I that I should essay to hook the nose of this leviathan!