And then the usual denouement after the fun had gone on fast and furious he got 1190 landed into hot water and had to be spirited away by a few friends, after a strong hint to a blind horse from John Mallon of Lower Castle Yard, so as not to be made amenable under section two of the criminal law amendment act, certain names of those subpoenaed being handed in but not divulged for reasons which will occur to anyone with a pick of brains.
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And then what is so awful about being amenable and liked?
Chang-rae Lee -- A Gesture Life
"I got some fine piecework to barter, if you’re amenable," I hear a man say to Mr. Nielsen, standing behind the counter.