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  • "Alacrity" -- returned another voice, in a direction different from the other.

    The Pilot

  • Only think there was a Sir Somebody Something, who, it appears, asked your father to stay at his house at Garden Reach, all the time the Alacrity was at Calcutta; and Lady Chester has given Charlie such a nice little dog.

    The Semi-Detached House

  • Borroughcliffe has given of the Alacrity, which is altogether true -- after making some allowances for language.

    The Pilot

  • All I mean to say is, that the Alacrity is a vessel of singular compactness and magical arrangement of room.

    The Pilot

  • "Oh! you must not call the Alacrity names; John says it's the best voyage he has ever made; and that he is so rich now, he shall buy a place somewhere near Portsmouth, or Plymouth, and settle down into a country house; but, bless your heart, till there's a dry deluge," (a new invention of Mrs. Hopkinson's, which she had to explain), "and the world is all land and no water, John will never be happy ashore."

    The Semi-Detached House

  • Foker looked at the dusty coach, and the smoking horses of the 'Alacrity' by which he had made journeys in former times.

    The History of Pendennis

  • Fairoaks, and transport himself with Arthur Pendennis, on the 'Alacrity' coach, to London, whither he goes once for all to face the world and to make his fortune.

    The History of Pendennis

  • One day the 'Alacrity' coach brought down on its roof two large and melancholy men, who were dropped at the Park lodge with their trunks, and who were Messieurs Frederic and

    The History of Pendennis

  • I may have to try “Adventures of Hobart Floyt and Alacrity Fitzhugh” just for the title. taerin, yes!

    Road trip! «

  • She talks Very smooth, and Lyes with great Alacrity.

    The Secret of the Sealed Room

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