But the bundle
of medicines that held the living one I fastened across my shoulders.
You go away when the match burns out; you vanish like the warm stove, like the delicious roast goose, and like the magnificent Christmas tree!" And she rubbed the whole bundle
of matches quickly against the wall, for she wanted to be quite sure of keeping her grandmother near her.
So it was that old Til might well have quailed in her tattered sandals had she but even vaguely guessed the thoughts which passed in De Vac's mind; but the extra gold pieces he dropped into her withered palm as she delivered the bundle
to him, together with the promise of more, quite effectually won her loyalty and her silence for the time being.
With that Uncle Alec slipped round to the front of the tent and, casting in the big bundle
like a bomb-shell, roared out, in a voice of thunder
WHEN they had finished tea, they tied up the clothes in bundles
; and Lucie's pocket-handkerchiefs were folded up inside her clean pinny, and fastened with a silver safety-pin.
He snatched up her bundle
of blankets, and outside the cabin door his own as well.
But give ME the bundle
," he added, trying to reach it from the fork, where it hung high above Jacob's tall shoulder.
'So give us the bundle
,' said Noah, unstrapping it from the woman's shoulders, and slinging it over his own; 'and don't yer speak, except when yer spoke to.
'Damn your bundle
, sir!' cried Mr Dorrit, in irrepressible rage.
, weighted with a dumb-bell, which you have just raised from the bottom of the moat."
was such a funny one that everybody wanted to laugh, but nobody did, for it would have hurt her feelings very much.
He held a bundle
made up of an old faded silk handkerchief that apparently contained all his travelling wardrobe, and wore thick shoes and gaiters, his whole appearance being very un-Russian.