- n. Cockney rhyming slang A stink.
“Of this school John Lilburne, still in his prison in the Tower, but with the freedom of pen and ink there, was now conspicuously one of the chiefs.”
“French, pen and ink and wash, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven.”
“To give an example: he one evening took for his subject a cap, and with pen and ink showed us how Rembrandt would have etched, and Albert Duerer engraved it.”
“Let the man who paints with pen and ink give the gas-light, and the flesh-pots, the passions and pains, the prurient prudence and the rouge-pots and pounce-boxes of the world as it is, and he will be told that no one can care a straw for his creations.”
“So here sits Matthew at his tax-collector booth, pen and ink in hand, no doubt grinning like the thief he is as he rakes in more cash that day.”
“In point of interest — the contest, I own, at first sight, did not appear so undecisive betwixt them; for whenever my father took pen and ink in hand, and set about calculating the simple expence of paring and burning, and fencing in the Ox-moor, &c.”
“Now that it is possible to reproduce, by different processes, all kinds of sketches, we find not only pen and ink but lead pencil, crayon, gouache, aquarelle, pastel, and even oil, rendered with great success.”
“The writer would here observe that some of the great self-styled consequentials of the day looked on the Midnight Cry as mere speculation on God's holy word on the part of the truthful scribe, who never dares to use his pen and ink except for the promotion of the good cause of his blessed Lord and master.”
Wilkerson's history of his travels & labors, in the United States : as a missionary, in particular, that of the Union Seminary, located in Franklin Co., Ohio, since he purchased his liberty in New Orleans, La. &c.,
“– "Step down to the servants 'hall, (says he) and bring me up the pen and ink into the parlour, and get a sheet of paper from Mrs. Jane, for I have business that can't brook to be delayed, and come into the parlour with the pen and ink yourself, Thady, for I must have you to witness my signing a paper I have to execute in a hurry.”
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