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Early in the morning, before it was quite light, and when nobody was stirring in the inn, Chanticleer awakened his wife, and, fetching the egg, they pecked a hole in it, ate it up, and threw the shells into the fireplace: they then went to the pin and needle, who were fast asleep, and seizing them by the heads, stuck one into the landlord's easy chair and the other into his handkerchief; and, having done this, they crept away as softly as possible.
A third with pins in her mouth was running about between the countess and Sonya, and a fourth held the whole of the gossamer garment up high on one uplifted hand.
And she caught at the brooch; but it was too late: the pin had slipped, and the Queen had pricked her finger.
Did he offer to lend you his class pin, or has it been so long since he graduated that he's left off wearing it?
Joe took a pin out of his lapel and began to assist in exercising the prisoner.
In that other matter of the pin of Count Pierres that you speak of, and say is near Babieca's saddle in the Armoury, I confess my sin; for I am either so stupid or so short-sighted, that, though I have seen the saddle, I have never been able to see the pin, in spite of it being as big as your worship says it is.
The pin that had been his from boyhood, where he had flung his balmoral when he loitered home from the Academy, and his first hat when he came briskly back from college or the office - his pin was occupied.
As soon as she was gone the lad took the pin out of his master's coat, who instantly awoke.
She found the pin with an adorable little cry, and I turned my attention more fully to my steering.
It is boredom sets one sticking golden pins into people, but all that would not matter.
By this time the jailer had tired of sticking pins in the General, and was amusing himself by carefully pulling the Nome's whiskers out by the roots, one at a time.
Then he entered the back room and took up a measure of bran, which he mixed with a great many pins and needles.