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"To my mind this Marionette is dead and gone; but if, by any evil chance, he were not, then that would be a sure sign that he is still alive!"
His son married the beautiful maiden whom he had brought with him as a flower in his pocket, and whether they are still alive or not, is known to God.
"If it were alive, wouldn't it trot, and prance, and eat oats?" inquired the Pumpkinhead.
"Sometimes it's safer than when they're alive though, sweetheart," commented Dan.
"The first dolls I made were not alive," said Miss Cuttenclip.
If it were a quite alive garden, how wonderful it would be, and what thousands of roses would grow on every side!
The Irishman was little more than alive by this time.
All the low hills were washed with color and even the little clusters of bushes in the corners of the fences were alive with beauty.
Of three hundred that remained alive not one was taken unwounded, a clear and manifest proof of their gallantry and resolution, and how sturdily they had defended themselves and held their post.
My benefactor and faithful steward, whom I had left my money in trust with, was alive, but had had great misfortunes in the world; was become a widow the second time, and very low in the world.
She was happy to be alive and breathing, when her whole being seemed to be one with the sunlight, the color, the odors, the luxuriant warmth of some perfect Southern day.
It is made up of accumulated tradition, kept alive by individual pride, rendered exact by professional opinion, and, like the higher arts, it spurred on and sustained by discriminating praise.