There was no refusing, however inconvenient it might have seemed to fight a war with Meissen porcelain under one arm.
Atonement - Ian McEwan
"British and Hessian officers often lved in fear of American riflemen." FromWashington's Crossing, by David Hackett Fischer.
"And you off buying stolen cauldrons!"
-Harry Potter 5
"Is the quality of your life harmed by not recognizing on sight something like the rondeau?"
-How to Read Literature Like a Professor by Thomas C. Foster
"My turn," Jason said.
The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan
"Hold you the watch tonight?"
"Some people would like to know whence the poet whose philosophy is in these days deemed as profound and trustworthy as his song is breezy and pure, gets his authority for speaking of 'Nature's holy plan.'"
Tess of the D'urbervilles, Thomas Hardy
"He spoke precise English touched by a British accent."
-Black Order by James Rollins