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The farmer was hungry, and ate with a good appetite; but Little Klaus could not help thinking of the delicious dishes of fish and roast meats and cakes which he knew were in the oven.
said Little Klaus to his sack, at the same time treading on it again so that it squeaked even louder than before.
Will you allow Me to walk a little way in whatever direction you may be going?
In the midst of this homage, Mr Arthur Clennam offered his arm to Little Dorrit, and Little Dorrit took it.
Even a little boy could be of use there, and Toomai was as useful as three boys.
THIS is what those little rabbits saw round that corner!
and when Gerda had told her everything, and asked her if she had not seen little Kay, the woman answered that he had not passed there, but he no doubt would come; and she told her not to be cast down, but taste her cherries, and look at her flowers, which were finer than any in a picture-book, each of which could tell a whole story.
Let us make an image out of snow,--an image of a little girl,--and it shall be our sister, and shall run about and play with us all winter long.
Sometimes, indeed, the neighbours thought it strange that the rich Miller never gave little Hans anything in return, though he had a hundred sacks of flour stored away in his mill, and six milch cows, and a large flock of woolly sheep; but Hans never troubled his head about these things, and nothing gave him greater pleasure than to listen to all the wonderful things the Miller used to say about the unselfishness of true friendship.
The Queen and her subjects came to meet her, and all seemed glad to say some kindly word of welcome to the little stranger.
The little tailor went onwards, always following his own pointed nose.
Thus he shouted, and all crowded around, laughing, while the brown ale flowed; and they called Little John a brave fellow, each swearing that he loved him as his own brother; for when one has entertainment with nothing to pay, one loves the man that gives it to one.