Like Ali to liston, like George Washington to the Hessians, like Alexander to the Persians: in short, very well.
liston was an abrupt-mannered but sincere man, and a keen lover of truth.
Have we not heard how liston always thought he ought to play Hamlet?
Tell Mr. liston she was sorry, and she hoped mother wouldn't make a fuss, and she was her affectionate daughter, Lucy.'
This was not, however, the only exploit of the kind in which liston was engaged.
"I keep liston on his track," she said, playing nervously with her watch chain.
My reader has done what liston did not, anticipate her answer.
About the same time of liston's conversation with you, similar ones were held with me by Mr. Eden.
"Ay, about she comes," said liston, as the sail came down on the first tack.
liston no longer makes the happy poet frown; and "gin," "cokneys," and the "quaterly" have not the least effect upon him!