She would have ready a great pot full of steaming black coffee, and oatmeal and bread and smoked sausages; and then she would fix them their dinner pails with more thick slices of bread with lard between them--they could not afford butter--and some onions and a piece
of cheese, and so they would tramp away to work.
Then I fixed the piece
of log back into its place, and put two rocks under it and one against it to hold it there, for it was bent up at that place and didn't quite touch ground.
I then gave up my silver and copper money, my purse, with nine large pieces
of gold, and some smaller ones; my knife and razor, my comb and silver snuff-box, my handkerchief and journal-book.
as I have every reason to expect), two of my servants will enter, each bearing a purse containing a thousand pieces
The next morning the lad felt hungry, and thought he would cut off a piece
of the loaf he had carried away from the Giants' wedding feast, and eat it.
Having travelled some days, we were met by the King's brother, to whom, by the advice of Chec Furt, whose intent in following us was to squeeze all he could from us; we presented some pieces
of Chinese workmanship, such as cases of boxes, a standish, and some earthenware, together with several pieces
of painted calico, which were so much more agreeable, that he desired some other pieces
instead of our Chinese curiosities; we willingly made the exchange.
It seemed that the blind ignorance and stupidity of those little pieces
had betrayed him.
Before making the final separation from the piece
, she delivered herself of her doubts.
The croupiers were making up a heavy packet of coins, sealed in blue paper, and containing fifty ten gulden pieces
, together with an unsealed packet containing another twenty.
Jupenet drew from his pocket seven or eight other pieces
of brass smaller than the first.
Fac-simile copies of this piece
had been in possession of the present editor some time previous to its publication in "Scribner's Magazine" for September, 1875; but as proofs of the authorship claimed for it were not forthcoming, he refrained from publishing it as requested.
the wild animals would soon come and tear them to pieces