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"But, perhaps, I promised what I had no right to promise."
"I have never refused to do all that is possible, but I want time to consider how much of what I promised is possible."
"Provided that you promised never to leave me again!
"You promised to send me back to Kansas when the Wicked Witch was destroyed," said the girl.
"And you promised to give me brains," said the Scarecrow.
He promised fair, but in such a manner as we seek to soothe a child.
Jones greatly approved the hint, and promised to pursue it.
"You deny that you have promised to marry Miss Silvester?"
But one friend comforted her at the last moment, and promised to be a mother to her child.
"I'll give you six of those tablets if you'll help us make a raft," promised the Scarecrow.
Scraps promised to do that, and the children were not so shy when the Patchwork Girl sat down to play with them.
"I promised not to come and talk to you, because I thought you must be tired.