They were small barrels
and I thought that Erik must have selected them of that size to facilitate their carriage to the house on the lake.
" replied Porthos; and he lifted the barrel
with one hand.
'I am quite willing to be mayor.' They believed no otherwise than that it was the peasant who was saying this, and answered: 'That is what we intend, but first you shall look about you a little down below there,' and they rolled the barrel
down into the water.
Balashev took out the packet containing the Emperor's letter and laid it on the table (made of a door with its hinges still hanging on it, laid across two barrels
The Prince thought himself in a bad plight now, as he felt the barrel
floating out from the land and tossing about on the waves.
But good did come of the apple barrel
, as you shall hear, for if it had not been for that, we should have had no note of warning and might all have perished by the hand of treachery.
"Do you suppose any one put him under that barrel
?" asked the Story Girl.
"Here's one of your kittens at least," said Ribby, dragging Moppet out of the flour barrel
We didn't have any, only two little rugs that came in a missionary barrel
, and one of those had ink spots on it.
"Morgan, who had stopped and was intently watching the agitated chaparral, said nothing, but had cocked both barrels
of his gun and was holding it in readiness to aim.
Oom Sam explained to the King that, owing to the sentiments of affection and admiration with which the white men regarded him, the three barrels
should be made into four, whereupon his Majesty bluntly pronounced the audience at an end and waddled off into his Imperial abode.
Assuming the blubber to be the skin of the whale; then, when this skin, as in the case of a very large Sperm Whale, will yield the bulk of one hundred barrels
of oil; and, when it is considered that, in quantity, or rather weight, that oil, in its expressed state, is only three fourths, and not the entire substance of the coat; some idea may hence be had of the enormousness of that animated mass, a mere part of whose mere integument yields such a lake of liquid as that.