“So the matter was put in the hands of Mark Hoban, an Osborne understrapper and financial secretary to the Treasury.”
“Mark Hoban, a George Osborne understrapper and financial secretary to the Treasury, who does not inspire confidence.”
“I suppose you've received information, by bush-telegraph, that that third assistant understrapper and ex-sailorman at Tulagi is going to deport me as an undesirable immigrant.”
“Them is only one white man, a third assistant understrapper and ex - sailor -- a common sailor.”
“I had married a wife, and could not submit to be an understrapper to a physician.”
“By the industry of his understrapper, he procured a number of old crazy fiddles, which were thrown aside as lumber; upon which he counterfeited the”
“Nor did this well-instructed understrapper omit those other parts of her cue which the principal judged necessary for the furtherance of his scheme.”
“Having thus profitably exercised his genius, this subtle politician thought it high time to relinquish his military expectations, and securing all his valuable acquisitions about his own person, rode out with his understrapper, in the midst of fifty dragoons, who went in quest of forage.”
“The senior understrapper thought that there was nothing more to be done.”
“The senior understrapper knew that Melmotte would have asked for”
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