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Leaving them to their conference, at Charley's suggestion we boarded our skiff and pulled over to the Old Steamboat Wharf, where Big Alec's ark was lying.
Now you had better stop that,' said Big Klaus, 'for if you say it once more I will give your horse such a crack on the head that it will drop down dead on the spot
Again the old one blew himself out, and asked the young one if the Ox was as big as that.
What if the Big Bwana, as the head-man called him, had surprised "Hanson" in his nefarious work.
The women they carried away with them to the Big Valley.
What'd they-all stake the big flat for if they-all didn't get the hunch?
Lily Sanderson's fate had not been hers, and her wonderful man-boy, without the threat of a blow, slow of speech and imperturbable, had conquered the big blacksmith.
The great land had never looked to me so big and free.
When we get our Magic Belt," he made reply, "our King, Roquat the Red, will use its power to give every Whimsie a natural head as big and fine as the false head he now wears.
I mean, have you ever been on a big ship floating on a big ocean?
Now," said the big man (he was an Englishman who had just moved into the bungalow), "don't frighten him, and we'll see what he'll do.
They have three-cornered cocked hats, purple waistcoats reaching down to their thighs, buckskin knee-breeches, red stockings, heavy shoes with big silver buckles, long surtout coats with large buttons of mother-of-pearl.