wish


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Of course, the fairies had to agree, though his cleverness rather shocked them, and he said that his first wish was to go to his mother, but with the right to return to the Gardens if he found her disappointing.
It is not necessary to suppose, as Freud seems to do, that every unconscious wish was once conscious, and was then, in his terminology, "repressed" because we disapproved of it.
Well," said the Woggle-Bug, "it remains for me to save us in my most Highly Magnified and Thoroughly Educated manner; for I seem to be the only one able and willing to make a wish.
And, if she saw Dorothy make a certain signal, then Ozma would know that the little Kansas girl wanted to revisit the Land of Oz, and by means of the Nome King's magic belt would wish that she might instantly return.
Marianne sighed, and repeated, "I wish for no change.
The Skinners were here last year -- I wish they were here now.
There's not one kind wish for me, or one good word for you, among them all.
Gardiner; and after relating the circumstances, she thus went on:-- "I am now convinced, my dear aunt, that I have never been much in love; for had I really experiences that pure and elevating passion, I should at present detest his very name, and wish him all manner of evil.
It has happened again and again that I have expressed a decided wish, and you have seemed to assent, yet after that you have secretly disobeyed my wish.
But that is not all," continued he, "I am still thirsty, and I wish to do honor to this handsome young man who stands here.
I have done with our performances forever; and I wish to be set free from everything which might accidentally connect me with them in the future.
I should wish really to persuade you, I replied, if I could.