"She looks funny, but you see I've gotten well acquainted with her and she's awfully nice."
The whole crest of the swell of ground was crowned with a bristle of bayonets and the tiny figures of thousands of men sitting or lying down and gazing curiously before them.
"Unless," objected the consul, "he is exceptionally shrewd.
He was almost running about the room, moving his fat little legs quicker and quicker, looking at the ground, with his right hand behind his back, while with his left making gesticulations that were extraordinarily incongruous with his words.
The Scarecrow looked at her reproachfully, and answered: "My life has been so short that I really know nothing whatever.
I began, by being singularly cheerful and light-hearted; all sorts of half-forgotten things to talk about, came rushing into my mind, and made me hold forth in a most unwonted manner.
So you've sneaked away too?"
He felt strangely numb.
Her conduct was surprisingly bad.
Of course my shoeless foot suffered dreadfully; the hoof was broken and split down to the very quick, and the inside was terribly cut by the sharpness of the stones.
All honour to my respected father’s memory—but he uncommonly nearly killed me, all the same.
The necessity of carrying on this dialogue (his part in which was very slow; mine very quick) in a low tone, that the house might not be disturbed at an unseasonable hour, did not improve my temper; though my passion was cooling down.
Henry looked at him commiseratingly, and said, "I'll be almighty glad when this trip's over."
Before I began to restore these women to their dead selves through my awful work, I laid in Dracula's tomb some of the Wafer, and so banished him from it, Un-Dead, for ever.
The elder now has begun influencing him, especially since he tried to hang himself.
Perhaps if he pushed them a bit more, he could bring in an extra harvest this summer, fulfill his contract with Lord Venture in extra measure.
Toney took up the manuscript and read as follows: "The mighty oak, whose massive timbers entered into the construction of the magnificent steamship, was once an insignificant acorn, and the illustrious man whose wisdom and eloquence are the admiration of the multitude was once a humble attorney practicing in the petty court of a justice of the peace.
They looked surprised, but oddly unworried.
The sea is peculiarly phosphorescent.
Then old Fezziwig stood out to dance with Mrs. FezziwigThere were more dances, and there were forfeits, and more dances, and there was cake, and there was negus, and there was a great piece of Cold Roast, and there was a great piece of Cold Boiled, and there were mince-pies, and plenty of beer.