You are not the law, though you have sworn an oath to starve us to death, you miserable forest-gauger, you!
"Sons of the Soil" by Honore de Balzac
And you would howl for help as you did last Martinmas, when you did mistake Cooper Dick's wife for a gauger.
"Micah Clarke" by Arthur Conan Doyle
As Burns was made a gauger, so Johnson might have been made a Lord, or at least a Groom of the Bedchamber.
"Life Of Johnson, Volume 4 (of 6)" by Boswell
One night Sir Condy was drinking with the excise-man and the gauger, and wagered that he could do it.
"The World's Greatest Books, Vol IV." by Editors: Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton
Sure if we had any of the tripe I sent yesterday to the gauger.
"The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction" by Various
As for a gauger, I do not believe he valued the life of one at half-a-farthing.
"David Balfour, Second Part" by Robert Louis Stevenson
The gauger has applied for military aid.
"One of the 28th" by G. A. Henty
The proscription extended to tidewaiters, to gaugers, to doorkeepers.
"Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3)" by Thomas Babington Macaulay
Reinstated as a "gauger," he was eventually dismissed for writing a pamphlet in defence of the excisemen's agitation for higher wages.
"Shelley, Godwin and Their Circle" by H. N. Brailsford
As for a gauger, I do not believe he valued the life of one at half a farthing.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 11 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
The very soul of the strong drink evaporates with the touch of the gauger's wand.
"Recreations of Christopher North, Volume I (of 2)" by John Wilson
More be token, the letter from Jemmy O'Brien to his wife, wid an elegant epic poem called 'The Gauger.
"Tom Burke Of "Ours", Volume II (of II)" by Charles James Lever
Much of his duty as a gauger lay about the village of Brownhill.
"Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland" by Various
Go, my detective D.D., take the place of Burns the gauger.
"Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. 9" by Various
He had still two good miles before him, and he sat down to rest, when who should walk up but the new gauger.
"English As We Speak It in Ireland" by P. W. Joyce
I could not make a gauger or a tide-waiter to-morrow.
"The Knight Of Gwynne, Vol. I (of II)" by Charles James Lever
They made Burns a gauger.
"The Eulogy of Richard Jefferies" by Walter Besant
When did he ever take away the daily bread of weighers, and gaugers, and measurers?
"The Works of Daniel Webster, Volume 1" by Daniel Webster
The man with the mallet and the gauger with his stick were familiar figures.
"Concerning Sally" by William John Hopkins
Let us get rid of collectors and gaugers and inspectors.
"The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 8 (of 12) Dresden Edition--Interviews" by Robert G. Ingersoll