"Besides," Dean added, "I have a little errand to run."
They told him about their errand and showed him the beautiful prize.
My errand boy is sick to- day, and there is no one else to send.
With the zeal of new converts they set forth on their new errand very much in the spirit of their heathen forefathers.
He worked as a farm-hand until he was 15, when he became an errand boy in a grocery conducted by his brother, Henry R.
"You didn't come all the way to Tucson for an errand," she said, recalling their phone conversation.
We called his position Regional Marketing Manager, but in reality he was a glorified errand boy—a paper pusher.
Jellia at once departed on the errand, and she was gone so long that they had almost forgotten her mission when the green robed maiden returned with a troubled face.
Lastly, on June 7th, while Stakelberg was proceeding southward on his ill-defined errand, Kuropatkin, imposed upon by the advance of the Takushan column to Siu-yen, forbade him to concentrate to the front, only removing the veto when he learned that the 4th Army had halted and entrenched at Siu-yen.
He started at nine years' old as an errand boy, but he soon passed into the service of the Great Western Railway Co., first as engine-cleaner, afterwards becoming fireman and engine-driver.
When the old man tried to engage him in further conversation—this time about Pumpkin Green and the general irresponsibility of today's youth—he excused himself on an important errand and left Westlake standing in the hall.
Anisya Fedorovna, with her light step, willingly went to fulfill her errand and brought back the guitar.
So the boy went willingly upon the errand, and by the time he had returned Dorothy was awake.
This is done in the presence of the court; Tristan is pardoned, formally declares his errand, and receives the hand of Iseult for his uncle King Mark.
About 1530 he appears to have revisited the Spanish court, but on what precise errand is not known; the confusion concerning this period of his life extends to the time when, after visits to Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru and Guatemala, he undertook an expedition in 1537 into Tuzulutlan, the inhabitants of which were, chiefly through his tact, peaceably converted to Christianity, mass being celebrated for the first time amongst them in the newly founded town of Rabinal in 1538.
Mechanics and tradesmen who come in person to the forest on no other errand, are sure to attend the wood auction, and even pay a high price for the privilege of gleaning after the woodchopper.
The term "printer's devil" for the errand boy in a printing office probably combines this idea with that of his being black with ink.
He was sent to Spain in r 5 r 5 on a very important diplomatic errand; Charles secured his succession to the see of Tortosa, and on the, 4th of November 1516 commissioned him inquisitor-general of Aragon.
He seems to have been sent by the king on an errand to Duke William of Normandy, and on the return of Godwine from exile in 1052 he fled in great haste from England.
The Norwalk Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution has erected here a drinking fountain in memory of Nathan Hale, who obtained in Norwalk his disguise as a Dutch school teacher and then started on his fatal errand to Long Island.
Bringing the oxen of Geryones from Erythia in the far west, which errand involved many adventures in the coast lands of the Mediterranean, and the setting up of the " Pillars of Hercules " at the Straits of Gibraltar.
A papal legate, in Bruce's time, was no more safe, if his errand was undesirable, than under John Knox, when Mary Stuart wore the crown.
First he was an errand boy in a lawyer's office; then he was employed in a printing office; next he became a country school teacher; he founded (1836) and till 1839 edited the Long Islander at Huntingdon, and later edited a daily paper in Brooklyn (the Eagle, 1846-1847) then he was found in New Orleans, on the editorial staff of ths.
Before he departed to Rome on this errand, which was itself an insult to the nation, there were riots in Jerusalem at the Passover which he needed all his soldiery to put down.
of Scotland, and in the same year he pleased Henry by the extraordinary expedition with which he crossed and recrossed the Channel on an errand connected with the king's proposal of marriage to Margaret of Savoy.
He became a notary and a person of some importance in the city, and was sent in 1343 on a public errand to Pope Clement VI.
I'm in town right now on an errand.
She had her own errand and her own friends.
David spies an opportunity to make the errand less onerous and asks his mom to give him a lift.
Babydoll tops are simple enough to wear if you're simply headed out for a quick errand run.
If you've tried to call your partner when he/she is working late or out doing some other unexplained errand, you may wonder what he/she could be doing.
These bags range from simple errand messengers to ergonomic duffels, but most importantly there are a few Kipling characteristics that distinguish this designer from other products on the market.
It's the type of handbag that is pulled out time and again; it's perfect for everything from errand runs to casual evenings out.
Where will you be carrying it - work, school, out on errand runs?
It's seen you through long days at the office, weekend excursions, errand runs and just about every other conceivable moment where a bag was required.
This style is also ideal for throwing on for a quick errand run.
The company's goal is to design handbags that complement the busy woman's life, moving seamlessly from a day at the office and the kids' recital to a lunch date and an errand run.
It doesn't matter if they are going to the gym, running an errand or cooking dinner; Libras like to have a partner by their side.
Others kick off their flip flops as soon as they come inside from checking the mail or running an errand and relax in their easy chairs for the rest of the evening.
For many women, zipping around from errand to errand in killer heels is impractical.
Whether you shop online or during your normal Saturday morning errand run, you'll have a wide selection of yoga pants from which to choose, often priced within a beginner's budget.
A printer and a few graphics are all that is necessary to craft fun vouchers that can be exchanged for things like a quick hand with a chore, running an errand, borrowing a cup of sugar, or just enjoying a morning coffee together.
As long as he was on a roll, albeit a limited one, Dean had one more errand.
The two women were talking in the kitchen when Dean returned from an errand.
I guess after reading this here notebook, it was a fool's errand.
They held an estate from the king consisting of house, garden, field, stock and a salary, on condition of personal service on the king's errand.
Possibly a comrade of Antoine's on the same errand.
You were given a little errand by the executors, weren't you?
errand boy at a local printing business.
errand runner to help to feed his family.
It is conceivable that the priestesses employed this exit when descending on their mysterious errand.
They persuade Mark that he should marry, and Tristan, who has sung the praises of the princess Iseult, is despatched to Ireland to demand her hand, a most dangerous errand, as Gormond, incensed at the death of More)lt, has sworn to slay any Cornish knight who sets foot in Ireland.
in 1285, Edward interfered in the affairs of Scotland, he employed Bek on this business, and in 12 9 4 he sent him on a diplomatic errand to the German king, Adolph of Nassau.
The next morning the king wished to send him on another errand.
A casual style, for example, fits right in at the beach, the mall or on an errand run when the weather is hot, but you want to avoid shorts and T-shirts.
Meeting his daughter Engelberga, the wife of Louis II., at Trent in 872, Louis made an alliance with her against Charles the Bald, and in 874 visited Italy doubtless on the same errand.
The effect of his appearance was such that they turned back without attempting to fulfil their errand.
In 1050 he was largely instrumental in restoring Sweyn, the son of Earl Godwin, to his earldom, and about the same time went to Rome "on the king's errand."
The expedition fell flat; not a man joined the banner of the white rose, and James became aware that he had set forth on a fools errand.
"Besides," Dean added, "I have a little errand to run.
When the old man tried to engage him in further conversationâ€”this time about Pumpkin Green and the general irresponsibility of today's youthâ€”he excused himself on an important errand and left Westlake standing in the hall.
We called his position Regional Marketing Manager, but in reality he was a glorified errand boyâ€”a paper pusher.
Educated at a local elementary school, he left at fourteen be become an errand boy.
Initially he was just running an errand from Dad back at home to his brothers in the ranks.
errand done, leaving a dark shadow on the morning.
On Wednesday afternoon I asked him what he would like for tea, and I went out for the purpose of going an errand.
This usually means I have a little errand to run.
Getting everyone to realize that every single data error potentially sends people on a fools errand is a critical success factor.
Prithee, be brief, and speak thine errand quickly.
Mr Simpson went on to give his views about Gulf War III, a fool's errand.
She could not see people unconcernedly, but had to send them on some errand.
Allow a grandparent to watch your child while you visit the doctor or run an adult errand.
A ray of hope shines through when a local errand boy begins to teach her to read.
One of the most important intervention tips at this point is that the addict must be accompanied by a member of the intervention team for this or any other errand.
I had to run out on an errand and when I got home, I came into the house to see the puppy missing.
These bras, which are practical to wear everywhere from the office to errand runs, may be simple, but that doesn't mean their functionality ends at simply providing the ever-necessary support.
You might even want to wear black to an outdoor barbecue, baby shower or a basic errand run.
In comfortable materials like cotton/polyester blends and jersey knits, these suits are perfect for lounging, weekend errand runs and lazy days.
So, don't feel you are losing your independence if you need a ride somewhere or need someone to do an errand for you.
Will your partner take care of the laundry, cleaning, cooking and errand running while you take care of the baby?
You may also find yourself constantly interrupted by phone calls, errand requests, and unexpected visits from family and friends who don't understand that you're really working.
errand of mercy.
One day Benjamin's mother had to go to a neighbor's on some errand.
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