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The Queen consented with many tears, and the King at once bade his son set forth in search of the Tree of the Sun, from which he was to pluck a golden apple.
Do you really imagine, brave son of the earth, that you can pluck an apple so easily from the Tree of the Sun?
Sir Mulberry garnished this speech with a hoarse laugh, and terminated it with a pleasant oath regarding Mr Nickleby's limbs, whereat Messrs Pyke and Pluck laughed consumedly.
demanded Ralph from the bottom of the table, where he was supported by Messrs Pyke and Pluck.
I will stay with you one night longer," said the Swallow, "but I cannot pluck out your eye.
Finding it so directly on the threshold of our narrative, which is now about to issue from that inauspicious portal, we could hardly do otherwise than pluck one of its flowers, and present it to the reader.