References in classic literature ?
Lewis Carroll absolutely conquered the difficulties, but I am not sure that anyone after him until Hugh Lofting has really managed the trick; even in such a masterpiece as "The Wind in the Willows" we are not quite convinced.
He thought they managed the vessel like gentlemen, and that the stokers fired up like heroes.
We travelled up to London by the same train; but by the time I had managed to get through with my examination the ship had sailed on her next voyage without him, and, instead of joining her again, I went by request to see my old commander in his home.
Just as Dron was a model village Elder, so Alpatych had not managed the prince's estates for twenty years in vain.
However, the Wizard went once more to his satchel--which seemed to contain a surprising variety of odds and ends--and brought out a spool of strong wire, by means of which they managed to fasten four of the wings to Jim's harness, two near his head and two near his tail.
Tip managed to grasp a chimney, else he would have been blown off the roof by the terrible breeze raised by the wings.
This time they made Scraps stay behind, for fear she would slip again; but they all managed to get up in safety and the Munchkin boy was very happy when he stood in the Horner city and realized that the water from the dark well, which he and his friends had traveled so far to secure, was safe in his jacket pocket.
The wings of the sledges bumped against one another, almost got jammed but managed to separate, and the peasants' sledge began to fall behind.
The black, the brown, and the yellow will have to do the work, managed by the white men.
How we ever managed to cross it, I do not know, but at last we came out where a low range of hills ran down to the bank of the river.
I had a dim notion of escaping, and I crawled on hands and knees to the winch, where I managed to drag myself to my feet.
Let me confess, then, that I assumed the character of a fastidious angler, and managed to be a week in discovering the right place to fish in--always, it is unnecessary to say, under Alicia's guidance.