- a page,—from the rows of gilt buttons which adorn his jacket.
- “not to have all one’s BUTTONS;” to be deficient in intellect. To “make BUTTONS” means for some occult reason to look sorry and sad. “He was making BUTTONS,” _i.e._, he was looking sorrowful. Perhaps because button-making is a sorry occupation.
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