“Quoth one, “In my judgment, the dyer is bound to indemnify the ass-driver.””
“But this dyer was my comrade and neighbour in the city of”
“Those who cannot use malachite green on account of its dearness, dye blue with the plant called dyer's weed, and thus obtain a most vivid green.”
“The whitster meant what we should now call a dyer and cleaner.”
“The dyer was a swindler and a liar, an exceeding wicked wight, as if indeed his head-temples were hewn out of a boulder rock or fashioned of the threshold of a Jewish synagogue, nor was he ashamed of any shameful work he wrought amongst the folk.”
“My lords, an old woman was saying, whose face and shape generally was so muffled in her garments that she looked like an animated heap of rags; my lords, the thing is as true as that I am La Falourdel, for forty years a householder on the Pont Saint-Michel, and paying regularly all rents and dues and ground taxesthe door opposite to the house of Tassin-Caillart, the dyer, which is on the side looking up the river.”
“I think ye'd have to sind Gin'ral Merceer's to th' dyer's, 'I says.”
“McCain is calling for a "suspension of his campaign so he can ride his white horse back to the capital, frollick hand in hand with everyone to get this" dyer "sitatuation, WHICH THEY, AND THEY being our corrupt officials, have created irresponsibly.”
“McCain is calling for a "suspension of his campaign so he can ride his white horse back to the capital, frollick hand in hand with everyone to get this" dyer "sitatuation UNDER CONTROL … ..,”
“It's a hopeless case: Barak the dyer watches telly with the remote in his hand; his peroxide-blond wife lies on the conjugal bed fully dressed, face to the wall.”
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I'll describe it once it begins to take shape. But I'll explain the name: it's a reversal of what happened when the Americans changed the name of Thomas Keneally's novel to Schindler's List.
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