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Examples of Tomkin
A tolerably fast vessel for her size, and in fair sailing trim, as she was only half-loaded-being unable to complete her cargo at Beyrout, whence her going out of her way, as it were, to Smyrna from thence-the _Muscadine_, with the good breeze she had at starting, which had subsequently increased into a very favourable wind, strong, but not too strong to prevent her carrying all plain sail, had made such use of her legs, as sailors say, that she had by this time run over 500 miles from her point of departure, and before morning the captain expected they would sight the southernmost point of Rhodes, and be able to enter the channel between that island and Scarpanto.
It strikes me that all your sails are sells.
Good-natured Lady Anne was as easy about this as about the other events of this world.
As he rode from Bryanstone Square to the City you would take him-and he was pleased to be so taken-for a jolly country squire.
Certain men there are who never tell their love, but let concealment, like a worm in the bud, feed on their damask cheeks; others again must be not always thinking, but talking, about the darling object.
It is the fashion to run down George IV.