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When the jovial band strolled forth upon long walks the cheerful "lameter" bargained for three miles an hour, and kept up with the best.
"lameter" boy who was once present in a house where Burns was a guest.
And the biggest one is it affects the lameter flow of the air.
It doesn't matter how hard I blow on it, we don't have lameter flow anymore.
The King grieved for her with exceeding grief and sent after her that one-eyed lameter, blind of the left,502 for that he was his chief Wazir, a stubborn tyrant and a froward devil,503 full of craft and guile, bidding him make search for her in all the lands of the Moslems and buy her, though with a ship-load of gold.
Such was her case in company with the Wazir, the monocular, the lameter; but as regards Nur al-Din the Cairene, when the ship had sailed with
Where is the one-eyed Wazir, the lameter, of the crooked faith14 the worthy believer?
'Whereas, as long as you live, Harry, you will never be anything more than a little pale lameter.'
I'm looking about the country-side and I see but a horde of lameter privatemen and half-pay officers maimed in limb or mind sitting about the dram bottle, hoved up with their vain-glory, blustering and blowing, instead of being honest, eident lairds and farmers.
Mr. Ready-to-halt is but a name on John Bunyan's pages -- a name set upon two crutches; but, then, his simple name is so suggestive and his two crutches are so eloquent, that I feel as if we might venture to take this life-long lameter and his so serviceable crutches for our character-lecture to-night.