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Among these are Jokubas Szedvilas and his wife, Lucija, who together keep the delicatessen store, and consume nearly as much as they sell; they are too fat to dance, but they stand in the middle of the floor, holding each other fast in their arms, rocking slowly from side to side and grinning seraphically, a picture of toothless and perspiring ecstasy.
In a short time he brought a very fat calf, which, although I did not know it, was my son.
The Mouse had a good cleaning out while the Cat was gone, and made the house tidy; but the greedy Cat ate the fat every bit up.
Down below there was a noise of cracking nuts and nibbling; and then the fat squirrel voice and the thin squirrel voice sang--
But I'll be bound the fat man won't part with an ounce of his flesh, not to say eleven stone.
Five hundred and ten fat beasts by actual count, that I would sell for a just figure.
And now, sir," resumed Musqueton, when he had rid himself of Planchet, who had in vain tried to clasp his hands behind his friend's fat back, "now, sir, allow me to leave you, for I could not permit my master to hear of your arrival from any but myself; he would never forgive me for not having preceded you.
More probably, they found it difficult, on account of being so fat, to make up their minds.
I ought to have something into the bargain,' said the countryman; 'give a fat goose for a pig, indeed
Who knowest but that thou mayest catch Robin Hood yet, if thou drinkest less good sack and Malmsey, and bringest down the fat about thy paunch and the dust from out thy brain.
Your Royal Highness and Fellow Citizens," he began; "the small cat you see a prisoner before you is accused of the crime of first murdering and then eating our esteemed Ruler's fat piglet--or else first eating and then murdering it.
They were of gigantic size, yet were all bone and skin and muscle, there being no meat or fat upon their bodies at all.