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...do better without your books than without my shoes,' i. 448.
SHOOT. 'You do not see one man shoot a great deal higher than another,' ii. 450; 'You have _set_ him that I might shoot him, but I have not shot him,' iv. 83.
SHOOTERS. 'Where there are many shooters, some will hit,' iii. 254.
SHORT-HAND. 'A long head is as good as short-hand' (Mrs. Thrale), iv. 166.
SHOT. 'He is afraid of being shot getting _into_ a house, or hanged when he has got _out_ of it,' iv. 127.
SICK.Sir, you have but two topics, yourself and me. I am sick of both.' iii. 57; 'To a sick man what is the public?' iv. 260, n. 2.
SIEVE. 'Sir, that is the blundering economy of a narrow understanding. It is stopping one hole in a sieve,' iii. 300.
SINNING. 'The gust of eating pork with the pleasure of sinning' (Dr. Barrowby), iv. 292.
SLAUGHTER-HOUSE. 'Let's go into the slaughter-house again, Lanky. But I am afraid there is more blood than brains,' iv. 20.
SLIGHT. 'If it is a slight man and a slight thing you may [laugh at a man to his face],... Johnson, Samuel
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