Word usage examples
Mayor Ricketts here in Powertown had been pompous and not so friendly.
Mr Ricketts, you had better lie twenty yards off or so, and deliver them from temptation.
As soon as they saw him looming in the dim glow of the hatchway the master and young Ricketts moved silently over to the larboard side, and Jack resumed his solitary pacing from the taffrail to the aftermost deadeye.
Not ten minutes after the swabber had removed all traces of the scene, Babbington was flying about the upper rigging in pursuit of Ricketts, with the clerk toiling with laborious, careful delight a great way behind.
Young Ricketts was clinging to the fall of the main burton-tackle in an attempt to control himself, but without much success.
Besides, I am covered: all my officers formally agreed that our shortage of water and provisions compelled us to do so - Marshall and Ricketts and even Dillon, although he was so chuff and pope-holy about it all.
Mayor Ricketts looked resplendent in winged collar, cutaway and striped trousers.
If we can cinch that idea in the bronze guy's head, then croak Ricketts, we'll have handed the bronze guy a dead cat.
He thinks I killed Mayor Ricketts and that Ricketts was the Roar Devil.
He ain't got the slightest idea that Ricketts was already dead in that alley before I started shootin'.