You must go straight on till you come to the castle where the horse stands in his stall: by his side will lie the groom fast asleep and snoring: take away
the horse quietly, but be sure to put the old leathern saddle upon him, and not the golden one that is close by it.
But it occurred to him that he might as well have the marble he had just thrown away
, and therefore he went and made a patient search for it.
A light fan of air slowly drifted the log away
from the shore, and when I noticed his predicament the distance was already too great for him to leap.
Before we get away
she'll wish she hadn't let me go, but she won't know any way to get around it now.
With a scream like that of an angry giant it tore away
the ropes that held the coop and lifted it high into the air, with Dorothy still clinging to the slats.
And Dick, from above on the bridge where he stood to watch her, saw a strange, equivocal smile dawn slowly on her face and pass away
again at once and suddenly, leaving her as grave as ever; and the sense of distance, which it is so cruel for a lover to endure, pressed with every moment more heavily on her companion.
One day an old man went to a stream to dip in a crust of bread which he was going to eat, when a dog came out of the water, snatched the bread from his hand, and ran away
Had I kept my courage up to the level of the dawn, had I not allowed it to ebb away
in solitary thought, I might have grasped the vacant sceptre of Moreau and ruled over the Beast People.
So I took the gun and went up a piece into the woods, and was hunting around for some birds when I see a wild pig; hogs soon went wild in them bottoms after they had got away
from the prairie farms.
Trent, carried away
for a moment by an impulse of pity, felt only disappointment at the hopelessness of his task.
As the schooner paid off, the fore- and main-sheets were slacked away
for fair wind.
I've been working away
at mathematics till my head is in a muddle, and I'm going to freshen my wits by a brisk turn.